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Transatlantic Scholars Video Documentary Transatlantic Scholars Video Documentary

Curry School of Education graduate student and Charlottesville High School student teacher Matt Deegan joined our Transatlantic Teacher Scholars group as a documentarian. He followed the group for over four months, capturing video and audio artifacts, and finding the storyline that revealed itself. The result is a 14 minute film that captures the power, the learning, and the collegiality
of our program. View Video
   
Library of Congress Grant AOWS Partners with Library of Congress, Receives TPS Award

The America on the World Stage project received a $20,000 Teaching with Primary Sources Award from the Library of Congress to support the work of the Transatlantic Teacher Scholars in the spring of 2012.
   
Western History Association
Julie Haddix awarded Redd Center Teaching Award from Western History Association

Congratulations to Julie Haddix of Nathanael Greene Elementary School in Greene County who was awarded the 2011 Redd Center Teaching Award from the Western History Association.
   
Fourteen AOTWS Teacher Scholars Traveled to Colorado to participate in the 2011 Backpack Historian Field experience, The American West ­ from the West.

Each day teachers explored significant spaces and places that traced the evolution and growth of the American West from the colonial period to the modern era.
   
Teacher Scolars Eligible for Weeklong Summer Travel Experience Teacher Scholars Eligible for Weeklong Summer Travel Experience

All Teacher Scholars will be eligible to participate in a week-long summer travel experience sponsored by the Gilder Lehrman Institute.
   
UVA Today Transatlantic Teacher Scholars Program Featured in UVA Today

The Transatlantic Teacher Scholars Program was the subject of a feature article in UVA Today, the online news web site of the University of Virginia. View Article
   
Transatlantic World: Britain, America and the Caribbean

20 Transatlantic Teacher Scholars Complete 2011 Backpack Historian
Experience.
   
First Contact to Freedom: 16 Teacher Scholars Complete 2010 Backpack Historian Experience

Sixteen AOTWS Teacher Scholars recently traveled to Boston Massachusetts to participate in the 2010 Backpack Historian Field experience, First Contact to Freedom. Each day teachers explored significant spaces and places in early American History from the traditional and international perspectives.