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American Battlefield Trust Virtual Teacher Institute Nov. 2021
« on: October 12, 2021, 01:57:32 PM »
The American Battlefield Trust is having a Virtual Teacher Institute November 11-13, 2021.  The sessions are free.  Some of the sessions are on the Revolutionary War.  The times listed below are central time.  They include:

Thursday, November 11

Committees of Correspondence = 18th Century Social Media?
Phillip Greenwalt

A Revolutionary Experience: Utilizing 21st-Century Technology to Tell an 18th-Century Story
Evan O'Brien

October Thunder: The Artillery at Yorktown
Daniel Davis

4:00- 5:15pm
Teaching History Through Media, Art & Design
Tara Walsh

7:00pm- 8:15pm
Technology Isn't Just Machines- History and Storytelling
Jeff Shaara

Friday, November 12

"Researching the Revolution: A Teacher's Guide to Accessible Primary Research for the Classroom."
Todd Braisted

12:00- 1:15pm
Researching American Wars and the People Who Fought Them on Fold3
Anne Gillespie Mitchell

Revolutionary Virtual Learning: Going Beyond the Classroom
Michael Hensinger

A CEU certificate is available free from the American Battlefield Trust but you must attend at least five (5) full sessions to qualify.

Note that there is an adjustment for time zones on the site.

About the organization:
“The American Battlefield Trust preserves America’s hallowed battlegrounds and educates the public about what happened there and why it matters. As the nation's leading heritage land preservation organization, we have saved more than 53,000 acres of battlefield land in 24 states to date — thanks to the support of our members & partners.”

The link to the organization’s “Learn” webpage on the Revolutionary War:
My father didn't serve in WWII.  It wasn't for lack of trying.  He attempted to enlist 3 separate times.  The last time the doctor said he was too short.  He responded that he signed up again because he said he saw a poster that was recruiting short men to be pilots.  The doctor said, "Short, yes.  But this is ridiculous."  In my book, he's still a hero.