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Schedule of Events

Teacher Institute: July 21-24, 2022

The schedule of events is tentative and subject to change. Please note that all times are in the Central Time Zone.
American Battlefield Trust Event
July 21 - 24, 2022 @ 10:00 AM - 12:30 PM CDT

Thursday, July 21, 2022

Breakfast on Your Own

8:30 AM: Registration Opens 

9:30 AM: Welcome to Mobile from the American Battlefield Trust 

10:00 AM: General Session IFort Taylor, Fort Jefferson, and the Civil War’s International Implications

11:00 AM: Break

11:15 AM: Thursday Keynote Speaker: General Session IIWhy the War of 1812 Matters! 

12:15 PM: Lunch (Provided)

1:00 PM: Break

1:25-2:25: Breakout Sessions I

  • Salon A—Monumental Memories: How Shall We Remember?
  • Salon B—Teaching American History with 100 Milestone American Documents
  • Salon C—Project Archaeology: Native American Rock Art
  • Salon D—Colonial Mobile, A Unique Journey Through American History

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

  • Salon A—Monumental Memories: How Shall We Remember?
  • Salon B—Teaching American History with 100 Milestone American Documents
  • Salon C—An Educational Adventure! Personalizing History for our Students
  • Salon D—Researching The People Who Fought American Wars Ancestry & Fold3

3:45 PM: Snack Break (Provided)

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

  • Salon A—Remembering "Over There.": Using Monuments and Memorials to Teach Hard History at Home and Abroad 
  • Salon B—What Are the Words?
  • Salon C—An Educational Adventure! Personalizing History for our Students
  • Salon D—Clara Barton– The Life and Legacy of an American Icon

Dinner on Your Own
 

Friday, July 22, 2022

Breakfast on Your Own

8:00 AM: Registration Opens 

8:30-9:10 AM: Breakout Sessions IV (Power Sessions)

  • Salon A—Augmenting Your Reality: Using Augmented and Virtual Reality in the Field and in the Classroom 
  • Salon B—Textbook to Book Club!
  • Salon C—Mapping the Past: The Stories that Maps Tell 
  • Salon D—To be announced

9:30-10:40 AM: Breakout Sessions V

  • Salon A—Season of Independence: Digital Classroom Resources Orientation
  • Salon B—Go South to Freedom: The Underground Railroad at Gulf Islands National Seashore
  • Salon C—Primary Documents in the K-12 Classroom - The MoreStory Model
  • Salon D—Clothes That Make History 

11:00 AM: Friday Keynote Speaker: General Session III—Revisiting Service, Valor, and Recognition: Medal of Honor Recipient Melvin Morris

12:00 PM: Lunch (Provided)

12:20 PM: Lunch Time General Session IV—Civil War in the West Photo Extravaganza

1:15 PM: Break

1:25-2:25: Breakout Sessions VI

  • Salon A—Valley Forge: It’s More than You Might Think
  • Salon B—Abraham Lincoln as a Writer
  • Salon C—Connections: Teaching the Civil War from a Distance
  • Salon D—Medal of Honor Character Development Program

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

  • Salon A—“Burning with an Impulse to do Honor to Their Race” The USCT Heritage Trail Project at Historic Blakeley State Park
  • Salon BAbraham Lincoln as a Writer
  • Salon C—Dilemma Discussions at Gettysburg’s Seminary Ridge
  • Salon D—Using Battlefield Trust Resources in the Online Classroom and Curriculum

3:45 PM: Snack Break (Provided)

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

  • Salon A—Remembering "Over There.": Using Monuments and Memorials to Teach Hard History at Home and Abroad 
  • Salon B—From Cape Cod to Pensacola: “The Man with the Branded Hand”
  • Salon C—Clothes That Make History 
  • Salon D—Clara Barton– The Life and Legacy of an American Icon

Dinner on Your Own 
 

Saturday, July 23, 2022

7:00 AM-8:15 AM: Breakfast (Provided)

7:45 AM-5:00 PM: Offsite Touring 

6:15 PM: Reception w/cash bar

6:45 PM: Dinner (Provided) w/cash bar

7:15 PM: Event Keynote Address: Finding Clotilda - the origin story of the African diaspora

 

Sunday, July 24, 2022

7:30-8:30 AM: Breakfast (Provided)

8:30 AM-12:15 PM: Offsite Touring

12:30 PM: Event Concludes