The Pritzker Military Museum & Library broadcasts Virtual Classroom Connections and Webinars from the Virtual Learning Studio.
Virtual Classroom Connections
Led by professional museum educators, Virtual Classroom Connections are interactive lessons that are video conferenced live into a classroom. During the session, students analyze maps, photographs, artifacts, oral histories, and cartoons to uncover the innovations, social impacts, motivations, and outcomes of specific topics in military history.
Need to Know: Virtual Classroom Connections are $75.00 per session. Select from the list of program offerings and request a session. Each session is 45 minutes long.
An open-ended discussion with a Pritzker Military Museum & Library historian on the work of historians and work in museums. Discussions may also include specific topics students are learning, help with basic National History Day questions, or virtual guest speaker opportunities in classrooms.
Students follow the story of Major General (then Captain) John Borling and his experience as a POW in the infamous North Vietnamese prison, the Hanoi Hilton.
Students explore the Pacific Theater of World War II through the stories and sacrifices of American soldiers who island hopped their way to victory.
The space race captivated the American public in the 1960s. Students analyze the “Why the Moon” speech that President Kennedy delivered at Rice University and discover the innovations that thousands of civilians, scientist, engineers, and mathematicians made to make that dream possible.
Webinars are live presentations broadcast into classrooms around the country that explore diverse topics around American contributions in military history.
Vietnam POWs: A Conversation with Commander Everett Alvarez Jr.
FREE STUDENT WEBINAR. Shot down August 5, 1964, U.S. navy pilot Everett Alvarez, Jr was held captive for eight years and six months during the Vietnam War becoming the second longest held prisoner of War (POW) in U.S. history. Join the PMML in a conversation with Commander Everett Alvarez, Jr. (Retired) and discover how he not only survived captivity, but upon release resumed his military career, became a distinguished attorney, author, and entrepreneur, and is currently nominated for the Congressional Gold Medal.Register Now