Teaching Primary Sources with Diverse Learners

Blending History and Common Core Instruction

PDPs: 
22.5
Graduate Credits: 
1
Offered by: 
Professional DevelopmentHistory and Social Studies

Description

Apply core principles for teaching struggling learners, including students from non-literacy orientations and economically and culturally disrupted environments, as well as English Language Learners. Use primary sources to promote deep understanding of history and social science content, skills, and themes. Access primary sources–images, maps, sound files, and film–as well as documents.

Promote vocabulary and reading comprehension skills with complex texts. Develop inquiry-based lessons, using primary sources to address Common Core literacy skills.

Audience

Upper elementary teachers, secondary History teachers (Grades 5-12)

Credits

22.5 PDPs or 1 graduate credit in partnership with Fitchburg State University. To earn PDPs or Graduate Credit, participants must complete all assignments by the last class, details of which will be provided in the class syllabus. Graduate Credit from Fitchburg State University costs $210. Registration for Graduate Credit takes place in the first class, with payment accepted by credit card or check.

Availability

Future training dates will be announced here. If you have questions or are interested in offering this training on-site, please contact us.

Instructor(s)

  • Audrey Morse is a Curriculum and Instruction Specialist at the Collaborative for Educational Services. She has an extensive background in speech and language pathology, early language and literacy development, and ESL, in both education and clinical settings.She earned her M.S. from Purdue University, and her B.S. from Boston University.

  • Laurie Risler

    Laurie Risler is a former elementary school teacher. She now teaches education courses at Westfield State University. She has co-led professional development programs in history for the Collaborative for Educational Services since 2011, including as a coach for the Library of Congress Teaching with Primary Sources Program at CES. She served as Teacher in Residence at Westfield State University 2012-2013.

  • Adam Ingano

     Adam Ingano teaches History and Social Studies at Clinton High School and brings extensive experience in professional development for teachers.

For more information, contact:
Position: 
Events Coordinator
Phone: 
413.586.4900 x5981
Email: 
esullivan@collaborative.org