Fw: EVENT: Forum to feature Ken Burns
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From: "Harris, Robert" <HarrisR@...>
Sent: Sunday, September 01, 2002 4:20 PM
Subject: EVENT: Forum to feature Ken Burns
> From: Michael Hutchison [mailto:mhutch@...]
> Subject: Forum to feature Ken Burns
> In perhaps the most important session held yet in the Social Studies
> forum, filmmaker Ken Burns will join us for an interactive session about
> the re-airing of "The Civil War" on PBS. This special session will be
> held at 7:30 p.m., September 12, in TAPPED IN (http://www.tappedin.org).
> The session is open to all teachers and education professionals, but
> especially middle school and high school social studies teachers.
> Also joining us will be representatives from PBS and WETA, which worked
> with Burns's Florentine Films to create the series in 1990. The film
> will be re-released with enhanced video and audio features. A companion
> web site will be launched on August 29, containing resources,
> information about the episodes, and lesson plans. The web site is
> located at http://www.pbs.org/civilwar.
> Because we are expecting a large crowd for this session, we respectfully
> are requiring the following:
> People are invited to ask questions of Ken about the series and his
> views on the war in advance by "paging" them to Michael Hutchison in
> TAPPED IN. Instructions on doing this can be found on the main TAPPED
> IN page (http://www.tappedin.org). Questions will be selected and
> submitted to Ken before the session so he can prepare for answers.
> Questions can be submitted in TAPPED IN 24 hours a day, seven days a
> In addition, everyone who wishes to participate in the live session MUST
> be logged in to TAPPED IN by 7:30 p.m. Eastern (4:30 p.m. Pacific) time
> SHARP for a short briefing on how to post questions and maintain proper
> decorum in the session. Attendance in the briefing session is required
> to help assure that things go as smoothly as possible for everyone.
> Once Ken's session begins, no one will be admitted without special
> Persons with questions or wanting more information are invited to e-mail
> Michael Hutchison offlist.
> Michael Hutchison
> Michael Hutchison
> 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@...
> school e-mail: hutchisonm@...
> Home Page: http://www.vcsc.k12.in.us/staff/mhutch/ice2000/default.htm