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1 Teaching with Chautauqua Dr. Tom King Doane College Crete, NE Dr. Tom King Doane College Crete, NE

2 Dr.Tom King Professor of Secondary Education Doane College

3 Education Enid High School, 1971 Westminster College, 1975 Phillips University, 1983 Oklahoma State University, 1993 Enid High School, 1971 Westminster College, 1975 Phillips University, 1983 Oklahoma State University, 1993

4 Experience Enid High School, Westminster College, Waukomis High School, Enid High School, Longfellow Junior High, Oklahoma State University, Doane College, 1992-present

5 Who are you? Name School Grade Level Content areas What do you want to learn in this workshop?

6 What is Chautauqua? The Chautauqua Institution, originally called the Chautauqua Lake Sunday School Assembly, was founded in 1874 as an educational experiment

7 Lewis Miller John Heyl Vincent

8 Chautauqua in Crete, Nebraska On June 26, 1883, the first Chautauqua program in the state opened in Crete, Nebraska. It was largest west of the Mississippi River!

9 The Chautauqua in Crete Summer, 2001

10 where did I first experience a Chautauqua -Type Performance? Television! Remember these ? name the characters and Actors! Why is this not a Chautauqua Presentation?

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12 Questions Who was this? Actor? Was this a Chautauqua presentation? Why or why not? Another example!

13 Who is this? Actor? Chautauqua Presentation?

14 How do you do Chautauqua? Chautauqua is a theatrical transformation of time, It is grounded in careful scholarship and a disciplined format, It magically transports you into the past. You can engage in discussion with a person living in that time.

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16 What are the parts of a Chautauqua Presentation?

17 I: Chautauqua performer portrays an historic figure in full costume, speaking in the first-person, so intriguing that you to want to know more about them!

18 II: The Chautauqua scholar in character, answers questions that the historical figure could or would have answered truthfully.

19 III: Finally, the Chautauqua scholar steps out of character to answer questions about their research, and the development of their character presentation.

20 General U.S. Grant

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22 President U.S. Grant

23 Homestead National Monument A Fireside Presentation

24 The Idea! How can we make history and biography come alive for students! How can we integrate English, History, Communications and even Technology skills? What about Academic Standards? How do we assess this? Can we use Chautauqua as a teaching and learning model for students?

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27 History Day

28 The performance category can be on of the most exciting ways to participate in History Day, because it is the only category in which students present their research live. Entries in this category must have dramatic appeal, but not at the expense of historical information. Creativity is the key here, and students must make effective use of their 10-minute time allowance. Performance Category

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31 Technology Apps

32 Macintosh Macbook Photobooth Program Part of ILife program Record still pictures and movies!

33 Photo Booth Photo booth is part of the Ilife Program! You can take your picture and use another picture as a background. You can make still or a brief movie! Here is my example!

34 Photobooth

35 Garageband

36 Interview with General Grant Podcast

37 Other Tech tools You Tube, Teacher Tube, School Tube Vixy.net for Flash conversion of You Tube Videos, music and sound tracks Keepvid.com for Flash conversion Thinkfinity for ideas, lesson plans, tie to standards! Sea Monkey Composer-PC/Mac, Google Sites

38 Chautauqua for Students Choose a dead historical figure then Research, Read and Write about them. Student must develop and present in costume! Consider some kind of prop. (hide notes) Students develop outline of their presentation as well as research charts and bibliography Make a presentation in costume for 7-10 minutes, two minutes for questions, final 2 minutes out of character for questions from audience.

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