Mobile Bay Battlefield

Schedule of Events

Teacher Institute: July 9-11, 2020

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The schedule of events is tentative and subject to change.

Thursday, July 9, 2020

Breakfast on Your Own

8:45 AM: Registration Opens 

9:45 AM: Welcome to Mobile from the American Battlefield Trust 

10:00 AM: General Session I—Hollywood vs. History: The Civil War On Screen

11:00 AM: Break

11:15 AM: Thursday Keynote Speaker: General Session II—To be announced

12:15 PM: Lunch (Provided)

1:00 PM: Break

1:25-2:25: Breakout Sessions I

Salon A— A Framework for Teaching American Slavery by Teaching Tolerance

Salon B— Heroes Among Us: Character Development Program

Salon C— Leadership Lessons of George Washington

Salon D— Rodney Dangerfield of the Civil War: The United States Navy

2:40-3:45 PM: Breakout Sessions II

Salon A—A Framework for Teaching American Slavery by Teaching Tolerance

Salon B—Black Citizenship in the Era of Jim Crow

Salon C— How to Identify Fake News on Social Media

Salon D—The Road to Revolution

3:45 PM: Snack Break (Provided)

4:10-5:15 PM: Breakout Sessions III

Salon A— Curate in the Classroom: The Jim Crow Era

Salon B—Women & the American Story: Settler Colonialism and the Revolution, 1692-1783

Salon C—Social Paradigms, Perspectives, Social Gaps, and Code-Switching

Salon D—An Almost Incredible Victory Andrew Jackson, The Battle of New Orleans, and American Memory

Dinner on Your Own
 

Friday, July 10, 2020

Breakfast on Your Own

8:00 AM: Registration Opens 

8:15-9:25 AM: Breakout Sessions IV

Salon A—Teaching with The National WWII Museum

Salon B— Curate in the Classroom: The Jim Crow Era

Salon C—Teaching Writing to History Students

Salon D—To be announced

9:45-10:45 AM: General Session III—Reconstruction

11:00 AM: Friday Keynote Speaker: General Session IV—Medal of Honor Recipient Melvin Morris 

12:00 PM: Lunch (Provided)

12:15 PM: Lunch Time General Session V—The Whole Civil War in 45 Minutes

1:15 PM: Break

1:25-2:25: Breakout Sessions V

Salon A—Teaching with The National WWII Museum

Salon B—Black Citizenship in the Era of Jim Crow

Salon C—The American Revolution: Bernardo de Galvez and the Forgotten Frontier

Salon D—Heroes Among Us: Character Development Program

2:40-3:45 PM: Breakout Sessions VI

Salon A—The American Revolution: Bernardo de Galvez and the Forgotten Frontier

Salon B—Women & the American Story: Settler Colonialism and the Revolution, 1692-1783

Salon C— Native Americans: The First Mobilians

Salon D—"Is this the real life? Is this just Fantasy?"—Augmented and Virtual Reality in the Classroom 

3:45 PM: Snack Break (Provided)

4:10-5:15 PM: Breakout Sessions VII

Salon A—Youth in History Education a Panel ( AKA - from the mouths of babes)

Salon B—The Seventh Inning Stretch

Salon C—To be announced 

Salon D—"Is this the real life? Is this just fantasy?"—Augmented and Virtual Reality in the Classroom

Dinner on Your Own 
 

Saturday, July 11, 2020

6:45-8:15 AM: Breakfast (Provided)

7:45 AM-5:15 PM: Offsite Touring 

6:15 PM: Reception w/cash bar

6:55 PM: Dinner (Provided) w/cash bar

7:15 PM: Awards Presentation 

7:35 PM: Event Keynote Address "Ten Points That are Important About Election Day"

9:15 PM: Event Concludes

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