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COURSE OFFERINGS


PARTNER DISTRICT REGISTRATION Are you an educator in a Primary Source Partnership District (see list online at primarysource.org/partners)? If so, your course fees are covered! Simply get in touch with your district contact and let him or her know which program(s) interest you.

GENERAL REGISTRATION To register for an upcoming course, please visit primarysource.org/courses. Most face-to-face courses take place at Hebrew College in Newton, MA. Course locations can be found on our website. PDPs are included with most programs, and graduate credit* is available for seminar series and online courses. For more details on PDPs, credits, and registration visit primarysource.org/educators. *Additional fees apply for graduate credit registration.

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Democracy Lab: 8th Grade Civics for the 21st Century

For more information, contact civics@primarysource.org.


FACE-TO-FACE COURSES In the Boston area

SEMINAR SERIES

US and the World: Race, Power and the Global South DATES: Nov. 7, Dec. TBD, 2019, Jan. 7, 2020 TIME: 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. FEE: $450 / GRADES: 6-12

Mosaic America: Teaching Inclusive Elementary Social Studies DATES: Jan. 28, Feb. (online), Mar. 4, 2020 TIME: 8:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. FEE: $450 / GRADES: K-5

Civic Learning and the Project of Democracy DATES: Feb. 13, Mar. (online), Apr. 7, 2020 TIME: 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. FEE: $450 / GRADES: 6-12

1-DAY WORKSHOPS

Current Events with Context: Teaching the News in a Meaningful Way DATE: Dec. 11, 2019  TIME: 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.  FEE: $200 / GRADES: 6-12

Dynamic Continent: People and Regions in 4th Grade Social Studies In collaboration with the Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology at Harvard DATE: Jan. 8, 2020 TIME: 8:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. FEE: $200 / GRADE: 4

Rocking the Américas: Latin Artists and the Making of Pop Music DATE: Jan. 15, 2020 TIME: 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. FEE: $200 / GRADES: K-12

Migrations in World History and Today’s World DATE: Apr. 2, 2020 TIME: 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. FEE: $200 / GRADES: 6-12

ROUNDTABLE DISCUSSION

Approaches to the New Grade 6/7 Social Studies Curriculum DATE: Nov. 13, 2019 TIME: 4:00 – 5:30 p.m. FEE: Free / GRADES: For curriculum

coordinators/administrators and grade 6 & 7 educators

FALL EDUCATOR OPEN HOUSE We invite you to join us for a casual late afternoon get-together with peers, colleagues, and Primary Source staff as we continue to celebrate our 30th Anniversary! DATE: Thursday, October 3, 2019, 4:00 – 6:00 p.m. LOCATION: Durant-Kenrick House & Grounds

286 Waverley Avenue, Newton, MA 02458


ONLINE PROGRAMS Participate from anywhere

ONLINE COURSES

Globalizing Early American History

Engaging Culturally & Linguistically Diverse Students & Families in Elementary Schools

DATES: Jan. 29 – Mar. 3, 2020 FEE: $400 / GRADES: 6-12

DATES: Oct. 23 – Nov. 19, 2019 FEE: $400 / GRADES: K-5

Engaging Culturally & Linguistically Diverse Students & Families in Secondary Schools SESSION 1 DATES: Oct. 23 – Nov. 19, 2019 SESSION 2 DATES: Feb. 26 – Mar. 24, 2020 FEE: $400 / GRADES: 6-12

Africans in the Age of Atlantic Slavery DATES: Oct. 23 – Nov. 19, 2019 FEE: $400 / GRADES: 8-12

Turning Points in Latin American History & Culture: From Colonization to the Cold War DATES: Oct. 23 – Nov. 19, 2019 FEE: $400 / GRADES: K-12

Japan and the World: Historical & Cultural Developments (5th Century – Present) DATES: Jan. 29 – Mar. 31, 2020 FEE: $600 / GRADES: K-12

India’s Century of Change: Diversity, Democracy & Social Dynamics DATES: Jan. 29 – Mar. 3, 2020 FEE: $400 / GRADES: K-12

Global Understanding in Action: Human Rights, Educational Access & Gender Equity DATES: Jan. 29 – Mar. 3, 2020 FEE: $400 / GRADES: K-12

Windows to the Islamic World: Art, Architecture & Music DATES: Feb. 26 – Mar. 24, 2020 FEE: $400 / GRADES: K-12

Preparing Students for Global Citizenship DATES: Feb. 26 – Mar. 24, 2020 FEE: $400 / GRADES: K-12

ONLINE MODULES 1-hour modules you can take at any time!

Building Blocks for Global Citizenship GRADES: K-12 FEE: $15 each or $75 for the set of 6

FREE ONLINE SEMINARS Free and open to the public

Ancient Nubia: Art and Insight In collaboration with the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston DATE: Nov. 12, 2019 TIME: 4:30 – 5:45 p.m. EST GRADES: K-12


Post-1990s Developments in China’s Relationship to the World In collaboration with the National Humanities Center

Our programs support the growth of skills that are critical for students to thrive: ANALYTICAL SKILLS Textual Analysis + Interpretation

DATE: Dec. 10, 2019 TIME: 7:00 – 8:30 p.m. EST GRADES: 6-12

Inquiry Evaluating Visual Evidence

Politics and Cultures in the Middle East Today

Evaluating Quantitative Data Assessing Claims + Evidence Analyzing Point of View + Purpose

DATES: Mar. 18, Apr. 15, May 13, 2020 TIME: 7:00 – 8:15 p.m. EST GRADES: 6-12

PODCAST

What Teachers Need to Know: Africa

INFORMATION LITERACY SKILLS

New episodes launching in Winter 2020

Research Skills

BOOK GROUPS

ICT Literacy

Media Literacy

Young People Finding Their Voice: Greater Boston Book Group DATES: Nov. 14, Dec. 12, 2019,

Jan. 23, Feb. 27, Mar. 26, 2020 TIME: 4:30 – 6:00 p.m. FEE: $150 / GRADES: K-12

Teens, Bodies, and Identities: South Shore Book Group DATES: Dec. 3, 2019,

Feb. 4, Mar. 24, 2020 TIME: 4:30 – 6:00 p.m. FEE: $150 / GRADES: K-12

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Communication

GLOBAL SKILLS Collaboration Empowering Informed Action Developing CrossCultural Sensitivity Developing Empathy Fostering Creativity + Innovation

Focal skills for each program are listed on our website.


These programs are made possible thanks to invaluable support from the following institutions:

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