[NHDOE-ETNews] Two Educational Programs Coming Up this week from the USUCAN effort

Freeda, Stanley Stanley.Freeda at doe.nh.gov
Tue Feb 14 08:08:49 EST 2017

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ITEM:  Two Educational Programs Coming Up this week from the USUCAN effort

As part of the U.S. UCAN<http://www.internet2.edu/products-services/advanced-networking/network-participants/#segp> effort, the national K20 Initiative brings together Internet2 member institutions and innovators from primary and secondary schools, colleges and universities, libraries, and museums to extend new technologies, applications, middleware, and content to all educational sectors, as quickly and connectedly as possible.

This week, there are two webinars that might be of interest to educators.

The National Archives "Presidential Powers with Docs from The National Archives"


Presentation Date/Time:
Wednesday, February 15 at 10-10:50am CT and 1-1:50pm CT

Presenter Info:
Jenny Sweeney, Education Specialist

Program Description:
Article II, Section 2 of the Constitution defines the executive branch and specifically states the powers of the president. EXPLORE and EXAMINE primary sources including:  presidential appointments, pardons, treaties, and others from the National Archives that illustrate these powers.

Grade Level:

The Ulysses S. Grant National Historic Park "Daughters of Freedom:  Ulysses S. Grant and the Rise of the Women's Rights Movement"


Presentation Date/Time:
Thursday, February 16, 2017; 10-10:50am CT and 1-1:50pm CT
Presenter Info:
David Newmann, Park Guide
Ulysses S. Grant National Historic Site
Program Description:
Essential Question:
What impact did the early Women's Suffrage movement have on Ulysses S. Grant's presidency and how did federal legislation enacted during this time affect the future of women's rights in the United States?
Through the study of primary source documents, students who take part in this presentation will learn about the roles of Susan B. Anthony, Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Victoria Woodhull in shaping the early women's suffrage movement. Furthermore, students will take away a better understanding of Ulysses S. Grant's role in the movement and his efforts to secure equal rights for all.
Grade Level:

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