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Teacher Gazette

No. 1

 Teacher Institute 25th Anniversary
Teaching Strategies
In this creative lesson from past Teacher Institute participants, students write and illustrate a report about a colonial tradesperson and place it in a special spooling holder they design to represent their person or trade.  More
This guide from Master Teacher Mike Lebsock provides a variety of methods for using podcasts with your students, from learning about trades through Colonial Williamsburg's Past and Present Podcast to recording their own program. (Requires a free Teacher Community account to view.)  More
Teacher Perspectives
Before spending my week listening to the sheep outside my window at the Chiswell-Bucktrout House on East Francis Street, I was only vaguely aware of the possibilities. After that hot humid week, I embraced the second act of my career to the benefit of my students. More
Going to a professional development opportunity can be an overwhelming experience, especially if it is a multi-day event. I have found that being organized and prepared help me to get the most out of my time. More
For more information 
The Colonial Williamsburg Foundation is proud to announce its next generation of online programming! Extensive educational resources created for the Electronic Field Trip programs are available in the new HERO multimedia library
and e-learning environment. Developed by teachers for teachers! Email to learn more.

HERO's Upcoming Live Broadcast
October 09, 2014
What we think of as the modern global economy is actually centuries old! Join Maggie, an adventurous rat, as she boards ships using international trade routes to make her way home from England to the American colonies. Along the way, discover the inner workings of the eighteenth-century mercantile system. More
The Colonial Williamsburg Electronic Field Trip Series is supported in part
by the William and Gretchen Kimball Young Patriots Fund.

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