EDC 515: The Civil War Quest
Synonym:68986 (for web registration)
Meeting Schedule:Tue 7/6 - 7/9 (1:00PM-4:59PM)
Competency Area: Curriculum & Instruction (Social Studies)
Restricted to Education students through April 28; open to other Master’s students on April 29.
Examining US History through a local lens – this workshop examines the Civil War through the lens of the local. Local Places – Keene cemeteries, the city’s build landscape, the Historical Society of Cheshire County; Primary Sources – 19th century maps; 1860 census; 1861-65 editions of the Keene Sentinel, Civil War letters; Secondary Resources – Regimental histories, town histories, county Gazetteers; and on-line resources. Come learn how to make connections between local stories and the national experience; and learn how to share your learning through a QUEST, or place based treasure hunt.