A new, flexible, facilitated course for elementary teachers, Michigan History for Third Grade Teachers, is available in Michigan LearnPort.
This course allows users to take some or all the course content, any time that works for them, in a facilitated environment that provides feedback from experts and colleagues.
Michigan History for 3rd Grade Teachers covers the period from the glaciers to 1837 by featuring important elements in and significant contributions to Michigan achieving statehood.
Users will explore and learn more about relevant topics and develop resources suitable for classroom use about a wide variety of subjects.
The course pairs high-quality digital content with a Facebook group to enable sharing and collaboration that enhances and extends the learning experience. The consists of four distinct modules: Native Peoples of Michigan; The French in Michigan; Michigan in Transition; and The Shape of Things to Come and Fighting for Michigan.
About Michigan Virtual
Michigan Virtual is a private, nonprofit Michigan corporation established by the State of Michigan in 1998 to serve as a champion for online learning. It is the parent organization of the Michigan Virtual for Students and Michigan Virtual Learning Research Institute.