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CURIOSITY IS THE FIRST STEP TOWARDS

DISCOVERY

About the Program

Archaeology After School is a free pre-collegiate enrichment program designed for students of Greek community schools aged 12-17 across the West Coast to learn about classical archaeology. Our program consists of a series of online modules and immersive materials on topics related to archaeological methods, Greek history, classical studies, and cultural heritage, among others.

 

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Learning Goals 

  • To introduce classical studies, with particular focus on archaeology and cultural heritage, as a bridge that connects the past with the future.

  • To enhance students’ critical thinking and decision-making skills.​

  • To support efforts towards understanding the fields of archaeology and cultural heritage as they relate to the profession of an archaeologist/researcher.

  • To raise consciousness about identity and the connection of diaspora to its roots by looking at present-day culture via the past.

  • To enrich literacy in Modern Greek, for heritage language learners.

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