Mount Vernon offering four-day residential programs

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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.

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