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Civil War Teachers Institute
July 6, 2016–July 8, 2016
The Oklahoma Historical Society is pleased to announce the Oklahoma Civil War Teachers Institute set for July 6–8, 2016, in Tahlequah, Oklahoma.
The Civil War Teachers Institute will explore the impact of the American Civil War on Indian Territory and the Five Civilized Tribes. Conference participants will visit important landmarks of the war, including Fort Gibson Historic Site, Honey Springs Battlefield, and the George M. Murrell Home Historic Site. Facilitators for the event include education staff from the Oklahoma Historical Society and Northeastern State University. The institute will feature nontraditional classroom activities, field trips, interactive experiences, and other lessons to share with students about the Civil War.
Each teacher will receive an extensive resource kit with classroom activities and lesson guides. The cost for the program is $249 per person and includes all materials, plus some transportation and meals. The program is open to public, private and home school teachers in Oklahoma. The institute is limited to 15 educators who will be selected on a first come, first served basis. Visit okteachersinstitute.weebly.com to apply for the institute or for more information.