Monday, October 27, 2008

Context Matters: AIA Classroom Excavations Video and Resources for Primary and Secondary Educators

One of the great things about being an archaeologist is sharing your passion with others. There are a multitude of ethical and creative ways to expose primary and secondary education students to archaeology. Archaeological professional organizations have made educational resource available to school teachers and had various cooperative partnerships with them for a very long time.

For some educational resources, see:

AIA Education and Outreach

ASOR Outreach Education

SAA's Education Page

SAA's Archaeology for the Public

The AIA has just released a video on its website detailing an exciting and creative excavation simulation for students. The video is shown below. Visit the pertinent page on the AIA website for more educational videos, links, and discussion.