King James Bible Teacher Workshops
When: SATURDAY, MARCH 24 and SATURDAY, MARCH 31, 9 A.M.–3 P.M.
Cost: Free (limited to 30 participants)
In conjunction with its exhibition, The King James Bible: Its History and Influence, the Ransom Center will host teacher workshops on Saturday, March 24 and Saturday, March 31, 2012.
The first workshop on March 24 will examine the historical influence of the King James translation and is designed for Social Studies teachers at the junior high and high school levels. There will be an introduction to the King James Bible, a tour of the exhibition, a lecture on the historical relevance of the King James Bible, and a presentation of a sample lesson plan.
The second workshop on March 31 will focus on the King James Bible’s literary influence and is designed for Language Arts teachers at the junior high and high school levels. There will be an introduction to the King James Bible, a tour of the exhibition, a lecture on the literary importance of the King James Bible, and a presentation of a sample lesson plan.
The workshops will begin at 9 a.m. and conclude at approximately 3:00 p.m. There will be a one-hour break for lunch. Participants will receive two books, supporting digital materials, and a certificate for 5 hours of Continuing Professional Education (CPE) credit at the end of the day.
This program is made possible in part by a grant from Humanities Texas, the state affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities.
Director Thomas F. Staley explains how original source materials stimulate and enhance the learning experience.