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Colonial Williamsburg Teacher Institute applications due
5th-, 8th-grade Oklahoma teachers will to citizen that occurred workshops or in-service
have the opportunity to during the Revolutionary programs upon their
teachers meet character inter- War period. Teachers will return from the institute.
preters of 18th-century be immersed in content The Oklahoma
encouraged to people and be immersed and hands-on activities Foundation for Excellence
in early American history that highlight the stories of has coordinated
apply by Feb. 1 through hands-on activi- the people who lived and Oklahoma’s participation
ties and reenactments of worked in 18th-century in the Colonial
Fellowship applications historic events. Williamsburg. Williamsburg Teacher
are now available for Participants also will Oklahoma eighth-grade Institute since 1993. The
Oklahoma fifth- and meet daily with a Master classroom teachers who program is made possible
eighth-grade teachers Teacher to discuss interac- will teach U.S. history as through the leadership
interested in attending the tive teaching techniques part of their social studies and support of the late
2019 Colonial and develop creative les- curriculum can apply for Oklahoma City business-
Williamsburg Teacher son ideas based on their fellowships to attend the man Edward C. Joullian
Institute June 1-7 in the experiences. Teacher Institute’s pro- III, who was an active sup-
restored capital city of “No textbook can gram for secondary teach- porter and former board
18th-century Virginia. replace the inspiration ers. Their sessions will member of the Colonial
The Oklahoma and knowledge gained by examine how the concept Williamsburg Foundation.
Foundation for Excellence walking in the footsteps of of American identity Joullian was also a trustee
coordinates the selection early Americans, both began in the colonial peri- of the Oklahoma
of Oklahoma teachers to famous and ordinary,” said od and continues to Foundation for Excellence,
participate in the teacher institute alumna evolve and transform with a nonprofit organization
renowned teacher insti- Linda Goodnight of each generation. Through that recognizes and
tute. Applications are Wewoka. “Visualizing PHOTO PROVIDED inquiry-based analysis of encourages academic
available on the founda- George Washington and Jill Hill, an eighth-grade history teacher at Sequoyah primary sources, teachers excellence in Oklahoma’s
tion’s website at his troops at Surrender Middle School, meets a member of the Fife and Drum will explore how that public schools. Joullian’s Completed Field, debating in the very Corps during the 2018 Colonial Williamsburg Teacher identity influenced family, along with a group
applications must be post- courtroom where Thomas Institute. American citizens to of donors, continues to
marked by Feb. 1, 2019. Jefferson and Patrick shape and change the support the fellowship
The fellowships cover all Henry pled the cause of finest, most comprehen- and resource teachers, Republic through the program, which has
program activities, airfare, liberty, and learning to sive teacher training I have such as school librarians 1860s. served more than 850
lodging and most meals. make rope by hand in ever attended. I am a bet- or gifted-talented teach- The fellowships are Oklahoma teachers.
Each teacher also receives Jamestown colony will ter American and a better ers, who plan to teach U.S. available to public and For more information,
a $300 stipend for class- ignite my teaching — and teacher because of it.” history in their schools in private school teachers. visit the Oklahoma
room materials. While at my students — forever. Oklahoma’s fifth-grade 2019-2020. Their sessions Participants are asked to Foundation for Excellence
Colonial Williamsburg — “The Colonial teacher institute is open to will focus on the daily life share materials, skills and website at or
the world’s largest living Williamsburg Teacher fifth-grade social of colonial Virginians and experiences with fellow call Brenda Wheelock at
history museum — Institute is by far the studies/history teachers the transition from subject teachers through two 405-236-0006, Ext. 11.

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Myron Pope appointed It’s your needs and wishes that are our
only consideration

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President for Student Point Comfort, Va., on the Interior Ryan Zinke to
Affairs Myron Pope, Ed.D., site of what is now Fort serve. The secretary Voted Edmond’s number one funeral home

Matthews Funeral Home
was appointed to serve on Monroe National received recommenda-
the 400 Years of African- Monument. tions from governors,
American History “I am honored and members of congress,

and Cremation Service
Commission humbled to serve in this civil rights and historical
established by capacity,” said Pope. organizations, and the
Congress to “There is a wealth of Smithsonian Institution.
coordinate the history that African Support for the commis- Edmond’s Only Locally Owned and Operated
commemora- Americans have con- sion will be provided by Funeral Home and Cremation Service
tion of the tributed to this country the National Park Service.
arrival of the over the past 400 years, The commission is
first enslaved some very well recog- expected to begin meet-
Pope Africans to the nized and some not as ing later this year and
colonies in well recognized. The com- begin to encourage civic,
1619. mission will chronicle as patriotic, historical, edu-
The commission much of this history cational, artistic, religious,
formed by Public
Copyright Law
(c)2018 through
Edmond Sun, Edition commemorative
12/01/2018 economic and other
115-102 was signed
December 3, 2018into events
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+6:00) organizations to come Powered by TECNAVIA
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