Y4: 2013 K-12 Archives Education
Please complete the following application form to participate in the K-12 Archives Education Institute on October 12, 2013. This program is sponsored by the Archivists Round Table of Metropolitan New York, Inc.; National Archives at New York City; and the Association of Teachers of Social Studies/United Federation of Teachers. Generous support is provided by MetLife.
The program will be hosted at the National Archives at New York City, (1 Bowling Green, New York, NY 10004). Since the National Archives will not be open to the public that day, additional information regarding accessing the building will be disseminated to participants once they have been selected.
10:30-10:45AM: Registration and light refreshments served
10:45-11AM: Introductions with Janet Bunde (Director, Outreach and Advocacy Committee; University Archivist and Archivist of the John Brademas Congressional Papers at New York University)
11-12:30PM: Panel Discussion moderated by Christopher Zarr (Education Specialist, NARA-NYC)
12:30-1:30 PM: Lunch
1:30-2:45PM: Archives Presentations and Group Activity
2:45-4:00PM: Wrap-up and Conclusions with Presentation of AEI certificates
All applications must be received by September 30, 2012, and will be reviewed by the institute's planning committee. Thirty-five (35) applications will be chosen. The committee will then contact all applicants regarding acceptance into the program by October 4, 2013, and maintain an alternates list in case anyone is unable to attend. Thank you!
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How did you first hear about the K-12 Archives Education Institute and what would you like to gain from participating?
Questions for Educators
If you are an educator please be sure to answer the questions below.
If you are an educator, please indicate the grade level(s) that you teach and any subjects of specialization (Social Studies, Mathematics, etc.)
If you are an educator, have you used primary source materials in classroom instruction before? If so please describe further.
Questions for Document Providers
If you are an archivist, librarian, or museum professional please be sure to answer the questions below.
If you plan to provide materials for the afternoon session, we are looking for surrogates of documents that can be used by all grade levels.
We encourage all applicants considering sharing archives from their collections to read NARA-NYC’s “What is a Teachable Document?” Here is the URL for the PDF: http://www.nycarchivists.org/Resources/Documents/AEI_universal_truths.pdf
If you plan to share materials related to food, please note the types of materials that you would like to share.
Please submit any material, with captions or descriptions, in JPG, TIFF, or PDF, to the AEI Planning Committee by 9/27/12 at firstname.lastname@example.org
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Text documents (letters, newspapers, broadsides; including digital copies)
Visual documents (maps, illustrations, photographs, includes artifact images; including digital copies)
Audio-visual recordings (music, film, speeches; including digital copies)
Electronic documents (digital files)
If you will be presenting materials, please briefly explain the source of the materials.
The materials I will present may be provided to teachers and other participants for educational purposes. I give ART permission to share these materials with educators and/or to publish them on the ART website.
Have you worked with educators and students before? If so, please describe further.
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