Log Number: CAGML-246938-OMLS-21
Conner Prairie will develop a digital learning initiative for preschool and K-8 teachers as an alternative to onsite field trips during the COVID-19 pandemic and beyond. The "Conner Prairie in the Classroom" project will provide an array of digital programming, complemented by "HiSTEAMic" hands-on classroom kits to support digital learning, digital backpacks to close the digital divide, and supplementary pre- and post-educational materials for educators and parents. The project goal is to reach 40,000 schoolchildren throughout Indiana and across the nation. A continuing education program will also serve teachers through live and prerecorded webinars. A series of evaluations will result in a summative report, which will be shared through presentations at national conferences.