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Hokule’a Cultural and Environmental Development Session

Saturday, January 30, 2016, 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM

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Hokule’a on the ocean at sunset, courtesy of the Polynesian Voyaging Society

On Saturday, January 30, 2016, the education departments of The Mariners’ Museum and the Polynesian Voyaging Society will offer an SOL-based Teacher Professional Development session designed to provide educators with content and instructional strategies to take back to their classrooms.

Topics will include:

  • The Mālama Honua worldwide voyage
  • A comparison of early Polynesian and Powhatan societies
  • Climate change
  • How Google Maps and Tourmaker can be used in the classroom to tie it all together.

Cost:  $30.00

The price includes the workshop, teaching materials, lunch and admission to The Mariners’ Museum.

Register Online Here

Professional Development Workshops

June 27 – July 1, 2016

Take one day to enrich your students’ learning all year long!

Professional Development Workshops are designed to provide educators with new insights into creating more engaging and stimulating lesson plans for their students. Each day-long session will focus on essential background and activities that teachers can take back to the classroom.

Professional Development Courses include:

June 27, 2016

9:00 AM – 3:00 PM

Analyze the rationale for European exploration and the outcome of their voyages and discoveries on the Old World and the New. 

Current History & Social Studies SOLs: K.4, K.5, 1.3, 1.7 2.9, 3.2, 3.3, 3.8, VS.1, USI.1, USI.4, USI.5, WHI.1, WHII.1, WHII.2, WHII.4, WHII.5, VUS.1, VUS.2, VUS.3

Proposed 2015 History & Social Science SOLs: 1.1, 2.1, 2.4, 2.6, 2.9, 3.4, 3.6, USI.4a, WG.1, WG.3, WG.4, WG.5, WHI.1, WHII.4

Points Earned: 5

June 28, 2016

9:00 AM – 3:00 PM

Investigate the inner workings of the Triangular Trade and slavery’s profound impact in the Americas.

Current History & Social Studies SOLs: 3.2, 3.3, 3.4, 3.7, 3.8, 3.12, VS.3, VS.4, VUS.2, VUS.3, CE.1

Proposed 2015 History & Social Science SOLs: VS.3(e), VS.4(a), USI.1, US.4(c), USI.5(d), WG.1, WG.3, WG.6, WHI.1, WHII.1, WHII.4, WHII.5, WHII.8, WG.1, VUS.1, VUS.2, VUS.3, CE.1

Points Earned: 5

June 29, 2016

9:00 AM – 3:00 PM

Learn how to bring the American Civil War to life for your students through the examination of primary sources. We’ll explore such topics as the events that led to war, the role of ironclads, and the impact of the war on the battlefront, the home front, and in the slave quarters through an examination of eyewitness accounts, political cartoons, photographs and newspapers.

Current History & Social Studies SOLs: VS.1, VS.7, USI.1, USI.9, USII.3, VUS.1, VUS.7, CE.1

Proposed 2015 History & Social Science SOLs: VS.1, VS.7, VS.10, USI.1, USI.2(d), USI.9(a-d), USII.1, USII.3, CE.1, WHII.9(b), VUS.1, VUS.6(e), VUS.7(a), VUS.8(a-b)

Points Earned: 5

June 30, 2016

9:00 AM – 3:00 PM

Before the arrival of Europeans in what would become known as the New World, there were indigenous people with diverse cultures living throughout North and South America. We’ll explore several of these societies—including the Powhatans, Aztecs, Mayans, Inuit and others—and discover the role they have played throughout history.

Current History & Social Studies SOLs: 2.2, 2.4, 2.5, 2.7, 2.8, 3.3, VS.1, VS.2, VS.3, VS.7, USI.3, USI.5, USI.7, USI.9, WHI.1, WG.4

Proposed 2015 History & Social Science SOLs: 1.1, 1.2, 1.3, 1.13, 2.1, 2.3, 2.7, VS.1, VS.2, VS.3, VS.7, VS.9, USI.1, USI.2, USI.3, USI.5, USI.8, USI.9, USII.1, USII.6, USII.7, USII.9, WG.2, WG.3, WG.6, WHI.1, WHI.13, WHII.1, WHII.9, VUS.1, VUS.2, VUS.3, VUS.4, VUS.6, VUS.7, VUS.11, VUS.12, VUS.13, VUS.14

Points Earned: 5

July 1, 2016

9:00 AM – 3:00 PM

Discuss the factors and changes that have contributed to the decline of the Chesapeake Bay. We will examine the various plants, animals and other organisms that live in and around the Bay. The workshop concludes with a discussion of the changes we can make.

Current History & Social Studies SOLs: K.4, K.5, 1.3, 1.7 2.9, 3.2, 3.3, 3.8, VS.1, USI.1, USI.4, USI.5, WHI.1, WHII.1, WHII.2, WHII.4, WHII.5, VUS.1, VUS.2, VUS.3

Proposed 2015 History & Social Science SOLs: 1.1, 2.1, 2.4, 2.6, 2.9, 3.4, 3.6, USI.4a, WG.1, WG.3, WG.4, WG.5, WHI.1, WHII.4

Points Earned: 5

WORKSHOPS CAN BE TAKEN FOR RECERTIFICATION POINTS

The cost is $55 per workshop per day. The price includes the workshop, teaching materials, lunch and admission to The Mariners’ Museum.

Discounts given for registering for multiple workshops.

For larger groups, please ask about school district discounts.

Online Registration Coming Soon!

 


Contact Us

For more information or to register, please contact:

Jane Jones
(757) 591-7745
jjones@MarinersMuseum.org