George Washington

Mount Vernon offering five-day residential programs

George Washington’s Mount Vernon is offering the George Washington Teacher Institute Summer Residential Programs, five-day immersive professional learning experiences 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. The best elements of Mount Vernon’s residential programs are accessible to educators, with a different thematic focus [...]

By |2017-01-11T11:13:53-05:00January 12, 2017|

Celebrate Washington’s birthday with SAR program

Teachers are invited to bring their classes to celebrate George Washington’s 284th birthday Feb. 11-12 and 17-18 at the Sons of the American Revolution national headquarters in Louisville. Students can experience five interactive stations: Colonial camp life Learn about the first president while enjoying birthday cake Make your own flag, which fulfills a Kentucky statute calling for instruction on the [...]

By |2016-01-27T15:12:02-05:00January 28, 2016|

Residential program offered at Washington’s home

Kentucky teachers in grades 3-12 are invited to apply for a free residential experience at George Washington’s Mount Vernon on Sept. 10-13 in Mount Vernon, Virginia. “A Weekend With George Washington” is a four-day, immersive residential program for teachers from Kentucky and Missouri. Attendees will participate in an intensive study of George Washington and his world through a curriculum that [...]

By |2015-08-05T15:38:39-04:00August 6, 2015|

Workshops to examine Washington’s influence in West

George Washington’s Mount Vernon is offering workshops on Washington’s influence in what later became Kentucky on March 28 in Frankfort and March 30 in Bowling Green. These professional development opportunities can enable educators in grades K-12 to teach about Washington by applying 21st-century academic standards. Interactive sessions will explore Washington’s influence in the settlement of Kentucky and teaching U.S. history using [...]

By |2015-01-21T16:10:47-05:00January 22, 2015|
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