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JENMARC-PRISM
ENDICOTT COLLEGE
SOUTH SHORE MUSEUMS COURSES
FALL 2013

To pre-register for these courses, please email Jane Corliss directly
at jtcor@earthlink.net or call Jane at 781-837-6464.

You will fill out a formal registration form and pay at the first class.
Each course earns 3 graduate credits (67.5 PDP's) through ENDICOTT COLLEGE.

Courses are offered at the Professioanl Development rate of $675.00 for 3 grad credits.

EDPR 544   Massachusetts Museums and Historical Sites: Creative Curriculum Connections
FALL 2013: Sat/Sun-September 28,29 and October 5,6 from 9AM-4PM & Mon-October 7 from 3:30PM
1st class meets at the Army Corps of Engineers Cape Cod Canal Visitors Center, Sandwich, MA., at 9 AM sharp. 
Towns include Sandwich, Weymouth, Milton, South Boston, Charlestown, and Boston's North End. 

EDHS 561    Museums as Historical Record: Bringing New England's Past into 21st Century Classrooms
FALL 2013:Sat/Sun-October 19,20,26,27 from 9AM-4PM & Mon-October 28 from 3:30PM
1st class meets Plimoth Plantation Visitors Center, Plymouth, MA., at 9 AM sharp.
Towns include Plymouth, Marshfield, Scituate, Quincy, and Hull.

Course Description:

Massachusetts Museums and Historical Sites: Creative Curriculum Connections
History is everywhere in Eastern Massachusetts.   This course will furnish teachers with an overall knowledge of numerous museums and historical sites in Sandwich, Braintree, South Weymouth, Milton, Charlestown, South Boston, and the North End of Boston.  Teachers will have firsthand access to a variety of techniques to integrate the history and resources of each museum or site into their curriculum.  Interdisciplinary lessons will afford each teacher the opportunity to connect this course work to the classroom and these practices are aligned with the Massachusetts Curriculum Frameworks.  At the sites, programs may include; hands-on activities, living history performances, and/or walking tours.  Museum staff will work with teachers to tailor programs to school curriculums.  Programs embrace multiple perspectives and opinions.  The museums’ collections connect artifacts with people, places, and ideas.  Period rooms and galleries rich with furnishings illustrate life in a particular time period and the different aspects of everyday life.  By preserving today for future generations, everyone learns to be thoughtful and active stewards of our national and cultural resources.

Museums as Historical Record: Bringing New England's Past into 21st Century Classrooms
Visitors to Boston and the South Shore of Massachusetts will be astounded by what they discover tucked away on the side roads and main streets.   This course will furnish teachers with an overall knowledge of numerous museums and historical sites.  Teachers will have firsthand access to a variety of techniques to integrate the history and resources of each museum or site into their curriculum.  Interdisciplinary lessons will afford each teacher the opportunity to connect this course work to the classroom and these practices are aligned with the Massachusetts Curriculum Frameworks.  At the sites, programs may include; hands-on activities, living history performances, and/or walking tours.  Museum staff will work with teachers to tailor programs to school curriculums.  Programs embrace multiple perspectives and opinions.  The museums’ collections connect artifacts with people, places, and ideas.  Period rooms and galleries rich with furnishings illustrate life in a particular time period and the different aspects of everyday life.  For centuries, the South Shore of Massachusetts has proven to be fertile ground for new ideas and political philosophies – admired, debated, and copied around the world.