posted Feb 12, 2016, 4:23 AM by Sharon DeVincent
|Upcoming Free Webinar|
|New Lessons for Women’s History Month Featuring Female Medal of Honor Recipient, Mary Walker|
|Presented by Cory Etchberger, Regional Curriculum Trainer —MOH Character Development Program|
|Thursday, Feb. 25 at 1 p.m. Eastern Time|
March is Women's History Month. Be ready with new lesson plans highlighting the courage and commitment—and the controversy—of Mary Walker, our country's only female Medal of Honor Recipient. Learn surprising details about Walker and her groundbreaking actions so that you can inspire your students to venture out on their own unique paths with courage and commitment. This webinar also will introduce new lessons aimed at elementary school students as well as new lessons focused on those in middle and high school.
- Explore the extraordinary life of Mary Walker, a beacon for gender equality in the midst of our divisive Civil War
- Recognize real-life examples of commitment and tenacity in the face of repeated rejection
- Understand the micro and macro effects of real moral and physical courage
- Discover new ways to engage K-12 students with the Character Development Program in the classroom
|Cory Etchberger joined the MOH Character Development Program as a Regional Curriculum Trainer in 2015. He has taught science at the middle and high school levels, and college biology. He is the youngest son of the Air Force's most recent Medal of Honor recipient, Chief Master Sergeant Richard Etchberger and also serves as the Academic Director for the Medal of Honor Legacy Program at the Freedoms Foundation at Valley Forge, PA. Cory contributed to his father's biography, At All Costs,which was published in May 2015.|
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