Free Teacher workshops provided for local teachers in July on German Immigrant Experience Print
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Written by Kathryn Seyfarth   
Thursday, 08 July 2010 08:26

DAVENPORT, IOWA (July 6, 2010) The German American Heritage Museum will be offering free workshops to local teachers featuring curriculum material and resources, as well as a traveling trunk option. The first workshop will be held on Tuesday July 13th from 1-3 pm or 6-8 pm at the German American Heritage Center located on 2nd street at the end of the Centennial Bridge in Davenport IA. Additional sessions will be held on July 20th and 27th from 1-3 pm or 6-8 pm. These workshops are free of charge to teachers and refreshments will be provided.

During the workshop, teachers will take a tour of the third floor exhibit, move up to the fourth floor and receive packets for curriculum to take back to their classrooms for the upcoming school year. These packets will include: information about German Immigration to the Quad Cities, various activities and ideas for assignments in all subject areas. Different curriculum materials will be provided for 4th to 6th grade, 7th to 8th grade and 9th to 12th grade.

For more information on the workshop contact M-Hogg@ wiu.edu or visit www.gahc.org For more information on the museum’s exhibits, programs, events, classes, and workshops, visit www.gahc.org or call 563-322-8844. General Admissions is: Adults: $5; Seniors: $4; Children (5-17 years old): $3; Free for children under 5. Museums members are free. Hours are Tuesdays through Saturday open 10 am- 4 pm; Sunday open 12 pm- 4 pm.

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