WORKSHOPS FOR TEACHERS
Need advice on planning for your class trip to Gettysburg? Or how about some ideas on how to approach the vast subject of the Gettysburg story with your students? What about the science of the battlefield?
To get you started with the support you need, attend one of our Workshops for Teachers. You'll get a jump start to your field trip planning, preview a range of ideas to bring to the classroom and on a field trip, and options to meet the grade level, time frame and size of your group. These four hour-long workshops will be offered annually at the Gettysburg National Military Park Museum and Visitor Center.
"The Common Core at Gettysburg" Workshop
Here is where you can learn to fit the story of Gettysburg and the Civil War into your Common Core objectives. Explore lessons and activities dealing with English/Language Arts and Literacy in History/Social Studies, receive plenty of primary source materials, and earn 6 hours of continuing education instruction! To register for the work shop, download the Common Core at Gettysburg Reservation Form (pdf), complete amd mail it to the address listed on the form.
For further information about our Teacher Workshops, contact Education Coordinator Barbara Sanders at (717) 334-1124, extension 3151.
Did You Know?
During the Battle of Gettysburg, Confederate General John B. Gordon stopped long enough to give aid to a wounded Union general, Francis C. Barlow of New York.