Students to learn about Civil War with new hands-on lessons

Deputy County Executive Matt Gibb, on behalf of Oakland County Executive L. Brooks Patterson, and Oakland Schools Superintendent Dr. Vickie L. Markavitch introduced an instructional curriculum today centered on the county’s Civil War map that will enhance students’ understanding of local history. Patterson unveiled the "Oakland County in the Civil War" map in 2011 to mark the 150th anniversary of the start of the Civil War. Two years later, Waterford School District staff development … [Read more...]