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2011 Summer Institute

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Biographies of the Nation Summer Institute: June 13-June 17, 2011

 

Monday, June 13, 2011 (Beall Art Center at 5:00 PM)

3:00-5:00 Graduate Seminar (Robert Rydell)—only for students enrolled for grad credit (Location TBD)

5:00-6:15 Dinner 

6:15-7:00 Tom Paine: The Trans-Atlantic Radical Who Shook the World (Gary Nash)

7:00-7:30 Q&A

7:30-8:30 Dessert and Reception

 

Tuesday, June 14, 2011 (Foundation Great Room)

8:00-8:15 Continental Breakfast

8:15-8:45 Welcome and Introductions

8:45-9:40 Teaching With Biography to Teach about the Meaning of Republicanism (Robert Rydell) 

9:40-9:50 Break

9:50-11:00 The African Americans’ Revolution (Gary Nash)

11:00-11:10 Break

11:10-12:00 Introducing Students to Primary Sources Using Colonial Ship Manifests, Manifest 1, Manifest 2 (Brian Riley) 

12:00-12:45 Lunch (Site Coordinator Focus Group with Jim Bruggeman)

12:45-1:50 Alleyways and Waterways of the Atlantic World (Billy Smith)

1:55-2:00 Break

2:00-3:10 The Elusive Multi-racial Republic (Gary Nash)

3:10-4:00 Diversity in America—How the Views of Ben Franklin and Thomas Jefferson Shaped Early American Diversity (Brian Riley) 

4:00-6:00 Instructional Plan Work (Individual time scheduled for teachers to work on their Instructional Plans at a location of their choosing.)

 

Wednesday, June 15, 2011 (American Computer Museum)

8:00-8:15 Continental Breakfast @ ACM

8:15-8:30 Announcements

8:30-10:00 Weaving and Wiring America: Technology in the first ½ of the 19th Century, Part I (George Keremedjiev)

10:00-10:10 Break

10:10-11:00 The Ideological Origins of the American Revolution, Tea Party Slips (Brian Riley) 

11:00-12:10 The Price of Expansion (Walter Fleming)

12:10-1:00 Lunch  (Focus Group with Phyllis Ault)

1:15-2:15 A Ship of Death: Pathogens & the Atlantic World (Billy Smith)

2:15-2:30 Break

2:30 - 3:30 Weaving and Wiring America: Technology in the first ½ of the 19th Century, Part II (George Keremedjiev)

3:30- 4:00 Instructional Plan Discussion

4:00-6:00 Instructional Plan Work (Individual time scheduled for teachers to work on their Instructional Plans at a location of their choosing.)

 

Thursday, June 16, 2011 (Foundation Great Room)

8:00-8:15 Continental Breakfast (Focus Group with Phyllis from 8:00-8:30)

8:15-8:30 Announcements

8:30-9:40 "Republican Daughter" to "True Woman:” Sarah Hale and the Cult of Domesticity (Mary Murphy)

9:40-9:50 Break

9:50-10:40 Native Americans and the War of 1812 (Brian Riley)

10:40-10:45 Break

10:45-12:00 John Ross: Cherokee Moses (Walter Fleming) PDF Version

12:00-12:45 Lunch (Focus Group with Phyllis Ault)

12:45-1:35 Book Study Discussion (Jim Bruggeman)  

1:35-1:45 Break

1:45-2:45 “The Griswold-Lyons Affair (or Why Can’t We Just Get Along?) (Robert Rydell)

2:45-2:55 Break

2:55-3:55 Foreign Policy in the Early Republic (Brian Riley) 

4:00-6:00 Instructional Plan Work (Individual time scheduled for teachers to work on their Instructional Plans at a location of their choosing.)

 

Friday, June 17, 2011 (Foundation Great Room)

8:00-8:15 Continental Breakfast (Focus Group with Phyllis from 8:00-8:30)

8:15-8:30 Announcements

8:30-9:40 NW Ordinance (Jim, Bob, and Brian) 

9:40-9:50 Break

9:50-10:40 Views on Exploration: Building Historical Empathy (Brian Riley) 

10:40-10:50 Break

10:50-11:50 Look Sharp, Be Sharp: Material Culture through Lewis and Clark (Norman Anderson)

11:50-12:35 Lunch (Focus Group with Phyllis Ault)

12:35-1:35 Mapping, Medicine, and Mayhem: Technology Goes West (Norman Anderson)

1:35-1:45 Break (Collect any Instructional Plans/Instructional Plan Notebooks during this time)

1:45-2:25 1815: A Continental Nation (Robert Rydell)

2:25-2:45 Institute Feedback and Reimbursement Form Return 

2:45-4:15 Assessment

4:30-5:00 Clean Up, Paychecks, Renewal Units, and Adjourn

 

Extra: Revolutionary War Political Cartoons (PPT) by Jim Bruggeman PDF Version

Westward Expansion (From the World of Lewis and Clark to the "World of Tomorrow")

 

Summer Institute Checklist: Please consult this checklist for important logistical information, including locations, times, and parking.

 

 


Instructional Plan Notebook Information

Remember, there are two parts to your Instructional Plan.  One part is the actual Instructional Plan, which contains the lesson/activity you developed.  The other part is the "notebook" piece, which contains all of the additional, supplementary, and support materials.

 


Pay Information

 

Summer Institute Pay: $670

For the summer institute held after school is out for the summer.  Districts determine the days with GF as the lead. You are paid at the end of the summer institute.  If you depart early, you will be paid within one week after the institute.

 

Book Study Pay: $45/session.  (There are six, ninety-minute sessions totaling $270)

Included in your summer institute check. 

 

Instructional Plan and Notebook: $825

For handing in a complete, polished, edited, and publishable instructional plan AND the notebook containing instructional plan materials.  You will be paid within 30 days after the June 30, 2011 due date.  Honorarium will be sent between June 30 and July 30.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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