Project Archaeology State Program

South Carolina

Events in South Carolina
May
11
Sat
South Carolina Investigating Nutrition Workshop @ Parker Annex Archaeology Center
May 11 @ 8:30 am – 5:00 pm

Engaging the community to promote and protect our heritage.

Learn first-hand how to help your students practice the basics of inquiry-based learning through crosscurricular lessons that teach archaeology and cultural understanding. Archaeology is an excellent tool for cross-curricular education. Subjects covered in the workshops will include science, mathematics, social studies, history, language arts, geography, and the arts.

Participants will receive full instruction in archaeological science for the classroom and the award-winning curriculum guide Project Archaeology: Investigating Shelter for grades 3 – 5 or Project Archaeology: Investigating Nutrition for grade 6. All K-12 educators are encouraged to apply. Many concepts within each curriculum can be taught across all grade levels. Educators employed in SC public school districts may be eligible to receive professional development credit for attending a Project Archaeology workshop. Please contact your district’s coordinator for pre-approval of credit.

Workshops will take place from 8:30am – 5pm at the Parker Annex Archaeology Center. Lunch will be provided for free.

Applications and agenda can be found at http://heritagetrust.dnr.sc.gov/events.html

Applications due:
Investigating Shelter – Friday, March 22, 2019 by 5pm
Investigating Nutrition – Friday, April 26, 2019 by 5pm

Email application to: SCDNR Heritage Trust archaeologist Meg Gaillard (GaillardM@dnr.sc.gov)

Jun
8
Sat
South Carolina Investigating Shelter Workshop (June) @ Parker Annex Archaeology Center
Jun 8 @ 8:30 am – 5:00 pm

Engaging the community to promote and protect our heritage.

Learn first-hand how to help your students practice the basics of inquiry-based learning through crosscurricular lessons that teach archaeology and cultural understanding. Archaeology is an excellent tool for cross-curricular education. Subjects covered in the workshops will include science, mathematics, social studies, history, language arts, geography, and the arts.

Participants will receive full instruction in archaeological science for the classroom and the award-winning curriculum guide Project Archaeology: Investigating Shelter for grades 3 – 5 or Project Archaeology: Investigating Nutrition for grade 6. All K-12 educators are encouraged to apply. Many concepts within each curriculum can be taught across all grade levels. Educators employed in SC public school districts may be eligible to receive professional development credit for attending a Project Archaeology workshop. Please contact your district’s coordinator for pre-approval of credit.

Workshops will take place from 8:30am – 5pm at the Parker Annex Archaeology Center. Lunch will be provided for free.

Applications and agenda can be found at http://heritagetrust.dnr.sc.gov/events.html

Applications due:
Investigating Shelter – Friday, March 22, 2019 by 5pm
Investigating Nutrition – Friday, April 26, 2019 by 5pm

Email application to: SCDNR Heritage Trust archaeologist Meg Gaillard (GaillardM@dnr.sc.gov)

Jun
15
Sat
South Carolina Investigating Nutrition Workshop @ Parker Annex Archaeology Center
Jun 15 @ 8:30 am – 5:00 pm

Engaging the community to promote and protect our heritage.

Learn first-hand how to help your students practice the basics of inquiry-based learning through crosscurricular lessons that teach archaeology and cultural understanding. Archaeology is an excellent tool for cross-curricular education. Subjects covered in the workshops will include science, mathematics, social studies, history, language arts, geography, and the arts.

Participants will receive full instruction in archaeological science for the classroom and the award-winning curriculum guide Project Archaeology: Investigating Shelter for grades 3 – 5 or Project Archaeology: Investigating Nutrition for grade 6. All K-12 educators are encouraged to apply. Many concepts within each curriculum can be taught across all grade levels. Educators employed in SC public school districts may be eligible to receive professional development credit for attending a Project Archaeology workshop. Please contact your district’s coordinator for pre-approval of credit.

Workshops will take place from 8:30am – 5pm at the Parker Annex Archaeology Center. Lunch will be provided for free.

Applications and agenda can be found at http://heritagetrust.dnr.sc.gov/events.html

Applications due:
Investigating Shelter – Friday, March 22, 2019 by 5pm
Investigating Nutrition – Friday, April 26, 2019 by 5pm

Email application to: SCDNR Heritage Trust archaeologist Meg Gaillard (GaillardM@dnr.sc.gov)

Jun
24
Mon
Project Archaeology Leadership Academy @ Montana State University
Jun 24 – Jun 28 all-day

Interested in connecting kids to the past?

Do you want to bring engaging, cross-curricular materials that teach cultural understanding to teachers in your schools?

Become a leader in cultural heritage education by attending the 10th annual Project Archaeology Leadership Academy!

Project Archaeology is seeking all-star teachers, museum educators, and archaeology educators to receive high-quality professional development to teach Project Archaeology’s acclaimed inquiry-based curricula fulfilling many Common Core requirements.

You will graduate as a Master Teacher and be fully prepared to offer professional development training to your community. Your students will learn critical-thinking skills through engaging inquiry-based lessons that teach cultural understanding.

Project Archaeology Leadership Academy
Montana State University
Bozeman, MT
June 24 – June 28, 2019

Lodging and meals are provided for successful applicants! Travel stipends up to $250 are available. Only a select few will be chosen for this incredible opportunity to protect archaeological sites through education. Come explore a buffalo jump and visit the renowned exhibits and living history farm at the Museum of the Rockies! Graduate credits are available.

2019 Leadership Academy Application (197 downloads)
Shop Curriculum for South Carolina
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Erik Shofner
SC Archaeology Public Outreach Division
Columbia, SC
www.scapod.org
scapod@gmail.com

Meg Gaillard
GaillardM@dnr.sc.gov

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