Lake Champlain: Waterways of Empires

Course Number: EDU 5515 C01
Instructor: Neil Murray & Chris Dipasquale
Location: Fort Ticonderoga - Crown Point
Dates and Times: August 7-11, 2017
Credits: 3 credits
Tuition: $740 including credit

Note: Please register directly with the Living History Education Foundation (LHEF). Please notify LHEF if you wish to take the course for Castleton credit. LHEF will then give you the link to Castleton's online registration form. Tuition, made payable to LHEF, should also be sent to LHEF, 11 Lake Drive, Buchanan, NY 10511. Questions about registration? Contact Joe Ryan at LHEF at (914) 739-0136.

Course Description

Using the nationally recognized Living History Program of the Living History Education Foundation, teachers will explore the rich heritage of the historic
Lake Champlain area. Participants will study the social, military, economic, geographic, and cultured factors, which have shaped the history of the
United States, Canada, and New York. They will utilize a cross curriculum approach with Living History experiences. Participants will also plan and
execute a Living History encampment. This 5-day course is co-sponsored by the Living History Education Foundation (LHEF), Fort Ticonderoga and Fort Crown Point. It takes a hands-on approach to learning about the history of the Ticonderoga area ranging from its use by Native Americans through the 21st century.

Themes will include:
Native use of the land and geographical significance - what does Ticonderoga mean?
First contact how the Lake got its name!- how the site became the scene of one of the first and worst Native-euro contact points in 1609
French history -the building of Fort Carillon and the French and Indian War
Legend meets history - Robert Rogers and his Rangers- are there stories of daring adventure true?
How it became a symbol of historic conservation and tourism in the Adirondack Park.

This course will use the Common Core Standards and the C3 Framework (College, Career, and Civic Life) as a guide.

For more information or a complete syllabus, please contact instructors Neil Murray or Chris Dipasquale.

Course Objectives

Participants will engage in living history activities to bring relevant historical content and living history techniques to their educational classrooms.

Projects: Lesson plan utilizing a living history approach and incorporating the common core standards and the inquiry based model use of primary source documentation in addition to connections with the Enduring issues

Standards Addressed: common core, enduring issues, and inquiry based mode!

For additional course information

Neil Murray
(914) 806-2758

Chris Dipasquale
(516) 457-6967

For additional registration information

Joe Ryan, LHEF
(914) 739-0136

Register online now!