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Museum Essentials Series 

We can all agree that the American Revolution is important for students to learn about, but how do we make the events and ideas of two centuries ago feel relevant to their lives today? Using the Museum’s Virtual Museum Tour as a core resource, and drawing on current events, participants in this workshop will examine real and replica artifacts and images, analyze primary sources, and engage in discussion with their peers and museum staff to come up with classroom-focused ideas for meaningfully tying the Revolution to the present day. 

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Oct 27
 

James Forten: Growing up in the Revolution

October 27, 2021 from 7-8:30 p.m.
What was it like to grow up during the Revolution? Join Museum educators as we discover the story of young revolutionary James Forten and how he – and other children and teens – experienced this turbulent time.
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Professional Development Workshops

Join fellow teachers for interactive workshops, engaging discussions, and content-rich presentations exploring the American Revolution in both historical and contemporary contexts.
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Virtual Museum Tour

Explore the Museum of the American Revolution’s Virtual Museum Tour to immerse yourself in the history of the nation's founding through 360-degree panoramic images, high-resolution images of objects and artifacts, and a guided audio tour.
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