Using resources at the Smithsonian Institution in the classroom will be
the focus of the next Social Studies forum, set for July 10 in TAPPED IN
. Time for the session will be 8 p.m. Eastern
(5 p.m. Pacific).
Joining us will be Sara Ohlidal, program coordinator for Regional
programs. Sara will be discussing several programs, including:
Scholars in the Schools, Voices of Discovery, and Smithsonian
Experiences programs. SIS and VOD are programs that bring Smithsonian
experts (curators, historians, artists, conservators, etc.) into
communities around the US. SIS is obviously into classrooms to work
with students and teachers and VOD has a more community-wide, public
venue base. Experiences is the reverse; these are behind-the-scenes in
Smithsonian museums for groups (conventions, museum organizations,
corporations, teacher conferences, etc.) who come to DC.
The Smithsonian Associates (TSA) is the educational outreach division
of the Institution. Our offices coordinate and execute 1500-2000
programs each year. This includes the above programs, Resident
Associate Programs, and Study Tours. RAP are courses, classes,
performances, etc. in the local DC area for metro residents. Study
Tours are US and international tours with an educational component---a
All interested teachers on any level are invited to this interesting
As always, TAPPED IN help desk personnel will be on hand to assist new
users. It's recommended that new users log in at least 10 minutes prior
to the session in case they need assistance getting to the session.
Any teacher with questions or wanting more information are encouraged to
e-mail Michael Hutchison offlist.
2002 ISTE Outstanding Technology-Using Educator Award winner
2002 Indiana Computer Educators Teacher of the Year
Social Studies teacher
Lincoln High School, Vincennes, Indiana
home e-mail: mhutch@...
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