Mount Vernon  Education Programs
<ul><li>New Learning Spaces: </li></ul><ul><li>Donald W. Reynolds Education Center & Museum </li></ul><ul><li>Phoebe A. He...
Donald W. Reynolds Education Center & Museum
Phoebe Apperson Hearst  Learning Center for Teachers <ul><li>A history resource and study center for teachers  </li></ul><...
Adventures in Learning  for Students
George Washington Teachers’ Institute <ul><li>A highly competitive program which brings teachers to Mount Vernon, Virginia...
Mount Vernon History  Teacher of the Year <ul><li>DC, MD, & VA Teachers Only </li></ul><ul><li>Winner Receives: </li></ul>...
George Washington Portrait Project Have your principal send Mount Vernon a letter that you would like a free portrait of G...
Distance Learning Broadcasts <ul><li>Mount Vernon offers teachers engaging and  FREE  satellite-delivered distance learnin...
“ Face to Face” Videoconferencing <ul><li>From Dawn to Dusk: Slave Life at  Mount Vernon </li></ul><ul><li>The Music & Gam...
GeorgeWashingtonWired.org Mount Vernon’s blog for educators
Visit  MountVernon.org <ul><li>Lesson Plans </li></ul><ul><li>Activity Sheets </li></ul><ul><li>TAH Grant programs </li></...
 
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Mount Vernon Education Programs

  1. 1. Mount Vernon Education Programs
  2. 2. <ul><li>New Learning Spaces: </li></ul><ul><li>Donald W. Reynolds Education Center & Museum </li></ul><ul><li>Phoebe A. Hearst Learning Center for Teachers </li></ul><ul><li>Orientation Center featuring the action film, “We Fight to be Free” </li></ul><ul><li>Pioneer Farm, Reconstructed Slave Cabin, & Blacksmith Shop </li></ul><ul><li>George Washington’s Gristmill & Distillery </li></ul>
  3. 3. Donald W. Reynolds Education Center & Museum
  4. 4. Phoebe Apperson Hearst Learning Center for Teachers <ul><li>A history resource and study center for teachers </li></ul><ul><li>An assortment of curriculum and teaching materials </li></ul><ul><li>Books about the life of George Washington and 18th century history </li></ul><ul><li>Professional staff to assist teachers </li></ul><ul><li>Digital access to the scholarly edition of The Papers of George Washington </li></ul><ul><li>Teacher packets filled with Mount Vernon learning materials for free! </li></ul>
  5. 5. Adventures in Learning for Students
  6. 6. George Washington Teachers’ Institute <ul><li>A highly competitive program which brings teachers to Mount Vernon, Virginia for an intensive week of study at Washington's home.  </li></ul><ul><li>Participating teachers immerse themselves in the study and discussion of this critical period of American history and the remarkable role George Washington played in the founding of our nation. </li></ul><ul><li>All teachers receive a travel stipend of up to $450 and reside on the grounds of Washington's home. </li></ul><ul><li>Teachers are currently accepted from Arkansas, Connecticut, Florida, Maryland, Massachusetts, Minnesota, Mississippi, Nevada, New Jersey, New York, Oklahoma, and Oregon. </li></ul>
  7. 7. Mount Vernon History Teacher of the Year <ul><li>DC, MD, & VA Teachers Only </li></ul><ul><li>Winner Receives: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>$5,000 Cash Award </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Attends the next residential Teachers’ Institute </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Free Mount Vernon field trip </li></ul></ul><ul><li>One runner-up receives a field trip for up to 75 students </li></ul>
  8. 8. George Washington Portrait Project Have your principal send Mount Vernon a letter that you would like a free portrait of George Washington to place prominently in your school, including where the portrait will be placed, school’s street address, and email address. The portrait will be accompanied by our beautiful Celebration Kit, which includes a flag flown over Mount Vernon as well as curriculum resources.
  9. 9. Distance Learning Broadcasts <ul><li>Mount Vernon offers teachers engaging and  FREE satellite-delivered distance learning broadcasts on topics such as slavery, Martha Washington, westward expansion, the presidency, and using primary documents in the classroom. </li></ul><ul><li>Previously broadcast programs are available to educators, also for free, in DVD format.  To order a copy of each DVD (one per school), please send the request on school letterhead to: Fairfax Network, 4414 Holborn Avenue, Annandale, VA 22003.  </li></ul><ul><li>Visit www.fcps.edu/fairfaxnetwork   to learn about the technology requirements and registration process for satellite broadcasts.  </li></ul>
  10. 10. “ Face to Face” Videoconferencing <ul><li>From Dawn to Dusk: Slave Life at Mount Vernon </li></ul><ul><li>The Music & Games of Slave Families </li></ul><ul><li>An Audience With Mrs. Washington </li></ul><ul><li>Once Upon A Time At Mount Vernon </li></ul><ul><li>Dr. Craik: Presidential Physician </li></ul>Videoconferences are requested through www.cilc.org
  11. 11. GeorgeWashingtonWired.org Mount Vernon’s blog for educators
  12. 12. Visit MountVernon.org <ul><li>Lesson Plans </li></ul><ul><li>Activity Sheets </li></ul><ul><li>TAH Grant programs </li></ul><ul><li>Register for a Field Trip </li></ul><ul><li>Professional Development </li></ul><ul><li>Virtual Tour of Mount Vernon </li></ul><ul><li>Classroom Content on George Washington </li></ul>

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