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The #WhatIWouldMiss campaign is a public-private partnership to raise awareness about human trafficking among high school students through a peer-to-peer social media competition, organized by President Lincoln’s Cottage, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, and the U.S. Department of Education. The campaign encourages teenagers to think about aspects of their daily lives that they would miss if they …
Click here to download our Idea Portrait lesson plan. This exercise was developed by Beverly Blackmon, a 3rd and 4th grade gifted teacher in Hattiesburg, Mississippi, as part of her final project for the 2014 Civil War Washington Teacher Fellows program. Idea Portrait is designed for students in grades 3-4. Time: One 60 minute class period.
The Civil War Washington Consortium presents An Evening for Educators at President Lincoln’s Cottage! Join us on Thursday October 7 from 4:30 – 6:00 pm and discover the array of hands-on, engaging programs the Civil War Washington Consortium has to offer for students in Kindergarten through Twelfth grade. RSVP: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Associate Director for Programs Callie Hawkins wrote this article on the Students Opposing Slavery program at President Lincoln’s Cottage. Originally published on the Preservation Leadership Forum blog. In February 2012, President Lincoln’s Cottage launched an exhibit on modern slavery called Can You Walk Away? Human Trafficking: Modern Slavery in the United States. Given our history and the work President Lincoln …
President Lincoln’s Cottage is now accepting applications for the 2014 Students Opposing Slavery International Summit on June 23-27, 2014. During this Summit, participants will: -Continue Abraham Lincoln’s fight for freedom -Create an international network of young abolitionists to develop big ideas around ending slavery in our time -Engage with modern abolitionists working to end human trafficking -Participate in off-site excursions …
Join up to 25 teachers to learn about Abraham Lincoln, Frederick Douglass, and the city of Washington during the Civil War!
Click here to download our Debating Liberty lesson plan. This exercise was developed by Kathryn Notarpole, a 7th grade teacher in Arizona as part of her final project for the 2013 Civil War Washington Teacher Fellows program. Debating Liberty is designed for students in grades 7–12. Time: Three, 55 minute class periods. Essential questions covered in the lesson plan: -What …
The Civil War Washington Consortium presents An Evening for Educators at Tudor Place Historic House and Garden Wednesday, September 25th, 4:30pm – 6:30pm 1644 31st Street, NW, Georgetown, Washington, DC 20007 www.tudorplace.org This FREE event invites educators to explore the historic house built in 1816 by Martha Washington’s granddaughter and lived in by 6 generations of the same family and …
Field Trip app partners with President Lincoln’s Cottage, sponsors free field trips for over 500 DC-area public school students. August 21, 2013. DC Public School students and students at Title 1 schools in Maryland and Virginia will receive free field trips to President Lincoln’s Cottage, thanks to a generous donation from Field Trip from Niantic Labs @ Google. Field Trip …
Missy and Anthony participated in the 2013 Civil War Washington Teacher Fellows program, during which they learned about Abraham Lincoln, Frederick Douglass and the city of Washington during the Civil War. They reflected on the experience of visiting President Lincoln’s Cottage and shared how a class visit can impact their students. Copyright National Trust for Historic Preservation, 2013.