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2021 Teacher Webinar Series

Online Workshop Series: Diving into Maine History with Primary Sources

Looking for ways to connect your students with national issues and events through a local lens? Having trouble finding time to navigate all the information and websites out there? This workshop provides an interactive exploration of some great (and free) resources for Maine-based documents, images, and artifacts.

The Maine Department of Education, the Maine State Archives, Maine State Library, Maine State Museum, and Maine Historical Society will showcase the tools and online resources they have available to educators.

This is a four-part series. You can jump into the series at any point – each is independent of the previous sessions.

 

 

Part I: Diving into Maine History with Primary Sources

How to use Maine-based historical images, documents, and artifacts – and where to find them.

1:00-3:00 pm August 11th (Register for this session)

 

 

Part 2: “Freedom & Captivity” Primary Source Set

Exploring pre-packaged online educator materials on the theme of the history of incarceration in Maine.

1:00-3:00 pm September 7th (Register for this session)

 

 

Penobscot Governor John Neptune

 

Part 3: “Maine’s Bicentennial” Primary Source Set

Exploring pre-packaged online educator materials on Maine’s Bicentennial, with a focus on the theme “Statehood and the Wabanaki.”

3:00-4:30 pm October 12th (Register for this session)

 

 

Part 4: “Maine Pandemics” Primary Source Set

Exploring pre-packaged online educator materials on the theme of the history of pandemics in Maine.

3:00-4:30 pm November 9th (Register for this session)

Maine State Museum