April 10

barb fowler, glenn wiebe, ipad, jackie bohnenblust, jill weber, lesson plans, optional

Teachers got together today and shared a wide variety of tools, tips, and lessons.

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Female Workers and Life in Lowell

8th grade, barb fowler, economics, industrial revolution, mill, mill girl, mills

Barb's lesson is designed to help students understand the recruitment and working conditions for young women who came to the industrial city of Lowell, Massachusetts to work in the textile mills. Students will grasp the concept of a planned community and understand the reasons that young women accepted these jobs.