Capital District Council for the Social Studies (Albany, NY)
The Center for Digital History and Virtual Learning at Fort Ticonderoga
This event is now Free for non-members! Non-members please sign up here!
Presented virtually by Richard M. Strum, Fort Ticonderoga’s Director of Academic Programs and Timothy Potts, who has taught middle & high school Social Studies for the last 30 years for the Monticello Central School District.
This workshop delves into the creation of The Center for Digital History at Fort Ticonderoga during COVID-19 and how teachers can access lessons and materials to augment their virtual classrooms.
This session also profiles museum/teacher collaborations, connecting students virtually to organic primary source-based lessons. Attendees will learn about ways to connect directly with museum staff to develop unique, customized lessons using historical content, primary source lesson research, and virtual appointments with museum staff for your remote classroom. This workshop highlights the War of 1812 in the Champlain Valley, demonstrating that Fort Ticonderoga's extensive collections span beyond the French & Indian War and American Revolution encompassing the era 1609-1815.