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Upcoming 5-12 Grade Teacher Workshop: Civil War and Mapping Technologies

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Date(s) - 09/26/2017
8:00 am - 4:30 pm

East Tennessee Historical Society


Join us for a free Teacher Workshop for 5th-12th grade teachers, “Examining the Civil War in Knoxville through its Fortifications Using Primary Documents and Geospatial Technologies.”

The McClung Museum, East Tennessee Historical Society, University of Tennessee Department of Geography, and the Tennessee Geographic Alliance will hold the workshop at the East Tennessee Historical Society.

Teachers will learn how to use new mapping technologies to teach their students about local Civil War history. The workshop is free and includes lunch and an excursion to local sites, Fort Dickerson and Fort Higley. All materials and transportation included.

To register, contact Lisa Oakley, Curator of Education, East Tennessee Historical Society by clicking button below.

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Tentative Agenda 

  • 8:15 am: Registration at East Tennessee History Center
  • 8:30 am: Introduction- Oakley, Markel, Camponovo, Butefish
  • 8:45 am: Resources at East TN History Center (Oakley)
  • 9:15 am: Presentation on Civil War fortifications (Markel)
  • 10:30 am: Geospatial technologies and ESRI Story Maps (Camponovo)
  • 11:30 am: Lunch
  • 12:00 pm: Bus to Fort Dickerson or Fort Higley
  • 2:00-4:00 pm:  Mapping technologies workshop at East TN History Center

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