The next Approaching the Past workshop will be held on Wednesday April 27th at 7:oo pm at Toronto’s historic Fort York. The theme of this workshop is “Teaching the War of 1812,” and will feature a tour of Fort York and two short presentations by Karen Dearlove and Carolyn King. Karen will be discussing the upcoming Ontario Visual Heritage Project “Rural Raids and Divided Loyalties: Southwestern Ontario and the War of 1812.” Carolyn’s presentation will focus on including Aboriginal perspectives in teaching the War of 1812.
Approaching the Past is a workshop series that brings together teachers working in middle and high schools, universities and museums to discuss teaching history. Approaching the Past is organized by The History Education Network (THEN/HIER) and ActiveHistory.ca.
Please RSVP Samantha Cutrara at firstname.lastname@example.org by April 21 to attend.