George Washington’s Mount Vernon is offering the George Washington Institute Summer Residential Programs – a four-day immersive professional development experiences – this summer. The program is designed to support K-12 educators who teach about the life, leadership and legacy of George Washington and the 18th-century world in which he lived.
There will be six different sessions that allows teachers to focus on the 18th-century subjects that are most relevant to their classroom: government, women, military, slavery, leadership, and business.
Each program will include:
- in-depth content and primary source analysis.
- immersive 18th-century experiences with historical interpreters and subject matter experts.
- lively debate and engaged collaboration with visiting scholars, fellow participants, and Mount Vernon staff.
- classroom applicability, including technology integration.
- connections between historical events and contemporary student experiences.
The six sessions are available June 14-Aug. 6. Click here for more information.