Welcome to the Wiki page for Era 1, Part 2!

The Mini-institute on this topic was held on April 1, 2011. The purpose of this wiki page is to allow those who attended the opportunity to pool resources and ideas gleaned from that institute. Feel free to post lesson plans, project ideas, or other ways that you have integrated the material or methods learned at this day's sessions into your classroom. What worked, or did not work? What materials have you discovered were most helpful? Or least helpful? What material (photos, documents, videos, etc) do you wish you had more of? And who has found some to recommend?

If you have never used a wiki before, do not worry. Most have not! Just click on the giant pencil icon that says "EDIT" to begin adding your contributions to this project. Do not forget that creating a classroom project based on these institutes, and being observed during the project, can all count towards the completion of your Professional Development Plan (PDP).

Teachers: Here is a link to the pdf version of the document book that you will receive (in paper format) at the institute:

And, because of the high demand . . . here is the powerpoint presentation from this morning:

Also, here are the instructions for the slave trade website exercises that Linda used at the session (I did not like the way they looked in the embedded version, so I have now pasted them in two different file formats):

And here is another set of exercises, based on an online document collection based at Duke University: