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Distance Learning

Nationwide, classrooms with connection facilities can schedule programs which are fun, interactive and informative. Interested parties should visit the CILC website. CILC is our distance learning provider, and they provide pricing and areas to apply for a connection for the following programs.


Hail to the Chief: Grades 3 through 5

Students learn the six jobs that every U.S. president must fulfill. The history of the song "Hail to the Chief" is explored. Benjamin Harrison enactor Ed Myers speaks to the participants and answers their questions.

  • Length: 45 minutes
  • Cost: $120 per class

The Constitution and You: Grades 3 through 8

Should we call the United States government a Democracy? Students learn how our system of government came to be and exactly what form of government we have. Activities involve students in active citizenship.

  • Length: 45 minutes

  • Cost: $120 per class 

The Everyday Life of a Civil War Soldier: Grades 3 through 8

Students review Harrison's wartime letters and the diary of Confederate soldier John Weatherred. The causes of the war and the realities of a soldier's life are analyzed. Students break into teams to answer questions.

  • Length: 45 minutes
  • Cost: $120 per class

Old Tippecanoe Remembers the Battle: Grades 3 through 8

Students listen to an account of the Battle of Tippecanoe.  Dressed as a commander in the War of 1812, the instructor breaks the participants into settlers and natives in a battle of questions and answers.  Includes biographical information about William Henry Harrison, one of U.S. history's most important figures

  • Length: 45 minutes
  • Cost: $120 per class

Costs of these videoconference programs are subject to change.

Again, please visit the CILC website for availability, curriculum guidelines and scheduling.

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