Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum offers free workshop for
Send a link to a friend
[April 06, 2007]
SPRINGFIELD -- The Education Department of the
Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum has announced its
next complimentary workshop for educators. These hands-on, in-depth
workshops provide educators with background content, lesson plans,
activities and resources on a variety of topics relating to Abraham
Lincoln and Illinois history. All workshops are geared to the
Illinois State Learning Standards.
On April 14, from 9 a.m.
to 1 p.m. the Education Department will offer its "Teacher
Orientation" workshop. This four-hour workshop will introduce
educators to the resources available at the Abraham Lincoln
Presidential Library and Museum. Educators will learn how to
schedule a tour, how to prepare their class for a visit and methods
for making the most of a school trip to the museum. In addition,
participants will find out how to access digital resources from the
library collections, how to use the library for research and other
opportunities for professional development, and classroom activities
available through the ALPLM Education Department. The session will
include a tour of the museum.
[to top of second column]
The workshop is free and will be in the first-floor classroom of
the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library. Professional development
units will be offered.
Advance registration is required. To register, contact Carol
Manning, education coordinator, at 217-558-8929 or via e-mail to
For additional information, visit
[Text from file received from Abraham Lincoln Presidential
Library and Museum]