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—Economics, Power Politics, and Warfare: The Birth and Evolution of the Deep South 1565-1865 with Kristopher White

11:00 AM: Break

11:15 AM: Thursday Keynote Speaker: General Session II—Hollywood vs. History: The Civil War On Screen with Dr. Chris Mackowski 

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—How to Identify Fake News on Social Media

Salon D—“A Scene of So Much Sorrow and Anguish:” Environment and Disease after Gettysburg

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 Age of Jim Crow

Salon C—Leadership Lessons of George Washington

Salon D—The Road to Revolution

3:45 PM: Snack Break (Provided)

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

Salon A—Do you have a remote idea about teaching remotely?: Tips for Distance Teaching and Learning 

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

Salon C—Leadership Lessons of George Washington

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—The Seventh Inning Stretch

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

9:45-10:45 AM: General Session III—Reconstruction with Dr. Brian Matthew Jordan 

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 with Garry Adelman 

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 Age 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—“A Scene of So Much Sorrow and Anguish:” Environment and Disease after Gettysburg

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

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

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

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

Salon C—Session 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" with Kate Kelly

9:15 PM: Event Concludes

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