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Fort Orange Teacher Workshop at NY State Museum

L. F. Tantillo, “Fort Orange, 1635”

Thu, Jan 31 - Thu, Jan 31  2019

New York State Museum

The New York State Museum is pleased to offer a one-day teacher workshop in which educators use primary source materials and artifacts to explore New York State’s Dutch roots. Many different disciplines come together to explore the character-shaping and lasting effect the Dutch presence here in the seventeenth century has had on New York State over four centuries. A variety of primary documents, archaeological sites, three-dimensional artifacts, and historic artwork all provide evidence for what life was like in New York during this period.

During this workshop educators will engage with archaeologists, archivists, and historians who study colonial New York and will present different ways resources can be used to inform and excite students about historic New York. Classroom-ready lessons and access to digitized records will provide educators with ways to engage their students directly with primary resources that support the New York State Learning Standards. Participants will earn 7 hours of CTLE credit.

Time and location:
Thursday, January 31, 2019
9:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m

This free workshop is limited to 30 participants.
Register today to secure a seat by sending the following form:

For more information about this workshop please contact:

Joanne Greenough
New York State Museum
Cultural Education Center 3025
Albany, New York 12230
Phone: (518) 402-5019
E-mail: (link sends e-mail)

This workshop and the accompanying educational resources were made possible through a grant from the Cultural Department at the Consulate General of The Kingdom of the Netherlands in New York.

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