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E. Claiborne Robins, Jr., Teachers Institute: Teaching Alternative Voices

Monday, July 13, 8:30am4:30pm
Adults $40
Virginia Historical Society
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The E. Claiborne Robins, Jr., Teachers Institute examines Virginia’s history through primary sources from the collections of the Virginia Historical Society. This year’s institute, “Teaching Alternative Voices,” will be held on July 13-14, 2015.
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E. Claiborne Robins, Jr.,  Teachers Institute

The program is designed to introduce teachers to the rich collections of the VHS and demonstrate how those materials can be used in the classroom. Participating teachers will explore changing perspectives of alternative voices—especially those of African Americans and women—in nineteenth- and twentieth-century Virginia while understanding these perspectives within the larger historical context. The institute will also show teachers how to use these resources as evidentiary elements for writing college-level essays for both dual enrollment classes and AP U.S. History classes.

The institute will meet at the Virginia Historical Society in Richmond from 8:30 to 4:30 each day. The registration fee is $40. Lunch will be provided. Submit a registration form to the E. Claiborne Robins, Jr., Teachers Institute.

For more information, please contact wobrochta@vahistorical.org

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