Vulcan's Educational Toolkit

Bolt One: Education Programs Guide

Through our education programs guide, teachers can learn more about all there is to offer for educational programming at Vulcan Park and Museum.  Our programming including but not limited to guided tours, live performances, interactive exhibits is aligned with the Alabama Course of Study.

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Bolt Two: Teacher Guide

Through exhibit descriptions and pre- and post-visit classroom activities, our Teacher Guide empowers teachers planning a visit to Vulcan Park and Museum. Teachers will love the guide’s easy-to-use format and well-researched overview of our region’s history.

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Bolt Three: Alabama Course of Study Correlations

Our programming aligned with the Alabama Course of Study is listed here by grade.

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Teacher Symposium Resources

2017 SYMPOSIUM

Vulcan Park and Museum will host its annual teacher symposium and workshop presented by the Birmingham Bar Foundation on November 8, 2017.  The symposium will focus on civic education and contemporary public issues. Area teachers are invited to attend. Dr. Jeremiah Clabough, professor at UAB’s School of Education, will head up the workshop.  The 2017 keynote speaker is Guin Robinson, M.Ed. Guin currently serves at the Director of Community Outreach at Jefferson State Community College and formerly served as the Mayor of Pell City from 1999-2004.

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2016 SYMPOSIUM

Vulcan Park and Museum hosted its annual teacher symposium and workshop on November 2, 2016.  The focus of this year’s symposium was Civic Education.  Area teachers heard from former State Representative Paul DeMarco, UAB professor, Dr. Jeremiah Clabough, and Michael R. Cloninger, Middle Years Programme Coordinator for Jefferson County International Baccalaurate School.  This year’s event was presented by The Birmingham Bar Foundation.

ADDITIONAL RESOURCES

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2015 SYMPOSIUM

Vulcan Park and Museum hosted a CCRS symposium and workshop on October 28, 2015. During this symposium teachers heard from the State of Alabama School Superintendent, Dr. Tommy Bice, as well as UAB professor, Dr. Jeremiah Clabough. To access the symposium handouts, see below.

SYMPOSIUM HANDOUT

MIDDLE SCHOOL HANDOUT

HIGH SCHOOL HANDOUT