Teacher Workshop: Teaching with Primary Sources
Saturday, February 1, 2014 from 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM (CST)
San Francisco, California
London, United Kingdom
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How do writing and texts tell the stories from ancient Near Eastern culture? Join a tour led by archaeologist Debora Heard, PhD candidate at the University of Chicago, who will guide you through the galleries of the Oriental Institute Museum to decipher inscriptions that tell stories of the ancient world. Come to learn how you can incorporate ideas from the tour in your curriculum design
in support of Common Core State Standards, while getting inspiration to engage your students in storytelling through artifacts.
Fee includes lunch and all instructional materials. Space is limited. CPDUs are available. All teachers are welcome. Suggested for teachers of middleand high-school grade levels of all subject
Early-Bird Registration Rate (Through January 24, 2014): $15 (Members) / $20 (Non-members)
Standard Registration Rate (On or After January 25, 2014): $30 (Members)/ $40 (Non-members)
Register early to reserve your seat! If you have any questions, contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org or call us at 773-702-9507.
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Oriental Institute - Teacher Program
The Oriental Institute is a research organization and museum devoted to the study of the ancient Middle East and Egypt. Founded in 1919 by James Henry Breasted, the Institute, a division of the University of Chicago, is an internationally recognized pioneer in the study of the archaeology, philology, and history of early Middle Eastern civilizations. The Oriental Institute Museum houses a world-renowned collection of ancient art and artifacts for the benefit of researchers, students, educators, and the general public. The Museum displays objects recovered by Oriental Institute excavations in permanent galleries devoted to ancient Egypt, Nubia, Persia, Mesopotamia, Syria, Anatolia, Palestine, and Israel, as well as special temporary exhibits.