Why Curriculum Connections?

  • Curriculum Connections is a three-part “Satellite Classroom Experience” that supports Ohio Academic Content Standards and 3rd-, 4th-, and 5th-grade level indicators for Social Studies and English/Language Arts.  It allows teachers and students to better connect with our nation’s past, Ohio’s history, and our local history while addressing Ohio’s Social Studies and English/Literature Academic Standards.

On Site Visit

  • Students experience firsthand the 31-room historic home and museum of one of Ohio’s governors and America’s 19th president. Students learn about President Rutherford B. Hayes, the Hayes family and the splendor and hardships of Victorian life in Ohio. The enduring appeal of the authentic offers students a deeper understanding of the Hayes family and greater insights into the lives of their own ancestors.

PowerPoint: Post Visit Activities 

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