Project Archaeology: A Great Resource for Teachers!
|Project Archaeology's Curriculum Guide for "Investigating Shelter".|
|Ranger Emily gives a site tour to the educators who attended the workshop.|
|A lesson map for the two-day teacher training.|
|Participants working through an activity from the curriculum|
|Participants work with a "replica" of an excavated tabby slave cabin, taking note of where each artifact was recovered. The placement of these artifacts, or "context", provides invaluable information on how these items were used.|
This curriculum could be applied to lessons in social studies, science, math, or art. The lessons were incredibly engaging, and provoked many higher-order thinking questions and discussions. I am extremely grateful that I had the opportunity to participate in the workshop, and I was surprised to see that such a great resource was available to educators - for free. If you are looking for unique and meaningful ways to supplement your lessons, I highly encourage you to check out Project Archaeology today.
Be sure to keep an eye out on our website as well as on the Timucuan Ecological and Historic Preserve's websites for information on the next Project Archaeology: Investigating a Tabby Slave Cabin teacher training workshop. You can also e-mail us for more information at KGidusko@flagler.edu.