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Play to Learn with Ripped Apart: A Civil War Mystery


Oct 29, 2015 12:00am


Credits: None available.

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Standard: $6.99

Description

Ever wonder what it's like to work at the Smithsonian? Carrie Kotcho and Matt Hoffman from the Smithsonian's National Museum of American History and school librarian James Allen show participants how their students can assume the role of a Smithsonian intern to solve puzzles, find clues, decipher documents, and explore cartes de visite photographs with this free learning game.

  • Understand the game and its underlying learning philosophy
  • Discover ways of using the game to build students' critical and historical thinking skills
  • Learn how students can continue their exploration of history through online resources from the Smithsonian

Speaker(s):

  • James Allen, K-12 School Librarian, Eminence Independent Schools
  • Matt Hoffman, Education Specialist, Smithsonian National Museum of American History
  • Carrie Kotcho, A. James Clark Director of Education & Outreach, Smithsonian National Museum of American History

Credits

  • 1.00 - Contact Hours

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