• Photo of the Eisenhower Farm. Courtesy of Stan Cohen.

    Eisenhower

    National Historic Site Pennsylvania

2012 Eisenhower Academy Schedule cont...

Wednesday, July 11

MORNING

Using Primary Source Material in the Classroom - David Rosenbaum, National Archives.

AFTERNOON

Film Segment: Suburban America: Park Forest, Illinois, Levittown, NY.

Discussion with Dr. David Schuyler, Franklin and Marshall College; Dr. Cotton Seiler,

Dickinson College; Birkner and Hegeman.

Film Segment: American Automobility in the 1950s.

Discussion with Dr. Cotton Seiler, Schuyler, Birkner and Hegeman.

Popular Culture Q & A, Schuyler, Seiler, Birkner and Hegeman.

EVENING

Dinner at the Gettysburg Hotel.

Eisenhower and the Men of D-Day - Richard Lemmers, Park Ranger.

Thursday, July 12

MORNING

Hike with Ike - Explore Eisenhower's life in Gettysburg - John Joyce, Park Ranger

Making a film documentary - Dr. George Colburn, Historian, Producer, Filmmaker.

Film segment: Eisenhower and Civil Rights.

Discussion with Dr. Keith Olson, University of Maryland; Dr. David Nichols, Southwestern

College; Colburn and Birkner.

AFTERNOON

Film segment: Eisenhower & McCarthy.

Discussion with Olson, Nichols, Colburn, Birkner.

Film segment: Eisenhower & Suez.

Discussion with Olson, Nichols, Colburn, Birkner.

Free time to explore Gettysburg.

EVENING

Gala picnic at Eisenhower NHS.

Meet Eisenhower associate Art Kennell.

Friday, July 13

MORNING

Lesson Plan Ideas for the Classroom - Hegeman.

Eisenhower's Leadership - Dr. Birkner.

AFTERNOON

Travel to National Park Service Visitor Center.

Visitor Center Film / Cyclorama.

Gettysburg Battlefield Tour with Licensed Battlefield Guide.

Post Course Assignment
Use the ideas, techniques and knowledge gained at the Academy to prepare a lesson plan for your school curriculum. Lesson plans should be mailed to Carol Hegeman, Eisenhower National Historic Site, 1195 Baltimore Pike, Suite 100, Gettysburg, Pennsylvania 17325. Required for students seeking Pennsylvania Profession Education Credits, suggested for other students.

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