|Content Provider||Creative Learning Factory (Formerly the Ohio Historical Society) 2009-10 Honorable Mention, 2010-11, 2011-12, 2012-13 Honorable Mention, 2013-14 Honorable Mention|
800 E. 17th Ave.
Columbus, OH 43211
Phone: (800) 640-7679
Fax: (614) 298-2963
|Program Type||Individual Program|
|Program Rating||based on 4 evaluation(s).|
|Target Audience||Education: Grade(s): 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, Parent, Adult Learners, Public Library: Library Patrons|
|Maximum Number of Participants||We prefer groups of 35 or fewer students but are willing to make exceptions.|
|Minimum Number of Participants||Minimum of 5|
|Primary Disciplines||Social Studies/History|
|Program Description||Ever wonder why we carve faces into pumpkins for Halloween? When the Irish immigrants came to America, they brought their own beliefs and traditions, which over time became part of American tradition. In this program, you'll hear the story of Old Wicked John and how Jack-'O-Lanterns came to be a part of our Halloween tradition.|
|Program Format||Included as a part of the teacher's packet that is sent out prior to the date of your scheduled presentation.|
|Objectives||Included as a part of the teacher's packet that is sent out prior to the date of your scheduled presentation.|
|National/Common Core Standards to which this program aligns||
National Standards Connections
NCTE – ELA K-12.4 Students adjust their use of spoken, written, and visual language (e.g., conventions, style, vocabulary) to communicate effectively with a variety of audiences and for different purposes.
NCTE – ELA K-12.12 Students use spoken, written, and visual language to accomplish their own purposes (e.g., for learning, enjoyment, persuasion, and the exchange of information).
NCSS – SS.1 Culture
NCSS – SS.2 Time, Continuity, and Change
NCSS – SS.4 Individual Development and Identity
Common Core State Standards
ELA CCSS: SL.4-12.1, SL.4-12.2, SL.4-12.3
|State/Regional Standards to which this program aligns||
Ohio Revised Standards – Social Studies
Topic: Human Systems
Content Statement 8: Communities may include diverse cultural groups.
Topic: Human Systems
Content Statement 13: The population of the United States has changed over time, becoming more diverse (e.g., racial, ethnic, linguistic, religious). Ohio’s population has become increasingly reflective of the cultural diversity of the United States.
Content Statements 3: European exploration and colonization had lasting effects which can be used to understand the Western Hemisphere today.
Topic: Human Systems
Content Statement 8: Modern cultural practices and products show the influence of tradition and diffusion, including the impact of major world religions (Buddhism, Christianity, Hinduism, Islam and Judaism).
|Program Length||Approximately 30 minutes|
This program is available by request ONLY
|Date/Time Notes||We ask that program reservations be made at least 2 weeks in advance. Be sure to list in alternate date in your program request in the event that your requested date isn't available. Please allow up to 5 business days to have your request processed.|
By Request Cost: $75.00
|Program Fee Notes||
Program invoices will be sent out after program has been delivered.
Bulk program discounts are available. Contact our studio for more details.
Please allow up to 5 business days to have your program request processed.
|Cancellation Policy||We will not charge for programs canceled due to inclement weather. The full presentation fee will be charged to sites, which cancel with less than 24 hours notice.|
|Is recording allowed?||No|
|Program Delivery Mode(s)||
Videoconference - H.323 (Polycom, Cisco/Tandberg, LifeSize, etc...)
Videoconference – Webcam/desktop (Skype, iChat, FieldTripZoom, Vidyo, Movi/Jabber, Blue Jeans, etc...)
|Minimum Technology Specifications for sites connecting to this provider||
For H.323 video conferencing systems (Polycom, Tandberg, Cisco, LifeSize), groups should dial into us directly via IP connections or through a bridging agent, at an ideal connection speed of at least 384 kbps.
Our programming is now also available to groups who do not have access to video conferencing equipment through the download of free desktop video conferencing software. This software and access to our programming is available to you at no additional cost. Software download and configuration instructions will be sent out once we have received your program request form.
We require a test call be scheduled with us at least two days prior to the date of your presentation in order to verify that we can maintain an acceptable connection between our sites.
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