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Immigration in United States History Teaching American History Elementary Historians Grant 2011-2012

Participants Receive: Professional Development Classroom Resources $759 Stipend Lead Teacher Support Preferential Registration for Tentative Summer Trip to New York City* For more information call: Mark Ferraro-262-8107 Kitty Palumbo-262-8269 *Trip to New York City is tentative pending funding

Plan for 2011-12 Elementary TAH Date/Length




Action Research

Dr. David Hursh

(2 hrs.)

Early Cohort/ September 15th 3:30pm - 5:30pm

Kitty Palumbo

Late Cohort/ September 29th 4:15pm - 6:15pm

Mark Ferraro

Exploration, Colonization and the impact it had on Native Americans

Dr. Tom Lappas

October (2hrs.)

Early Cohort/ October 6th

3:30pm - 5:30pm

Late Cohort/ October 20th

4:15pm –6:15pm

10/18 (2hrs)

East Early Lesson Study Group

3:30pm - 5:30pm

10/24 (2hrs)

East Late Lesson Study Group

4:15pm - 6:15pm


Early Rochester and Migration


Late Cohort / November 3rd

Perry Ground Kitty Palumbo Mark Ferraro

Stone Tolan House 4:15 pm - 6:15pm

Early Cohort/ November 17th 3:30pm - 5:30pm 11/1 (2hrs)

West Early Lesson Study Group 3:30pm - 5:30pm

11/15 (2hrs)

West Late Lesson Study Group


Art and Immigration

4:15pm - 6:15pm Memorial Art Gallery

Early Cohort/ December 8th

3:30pm - 5:30pm

Late Cohort/ December 15th

4:15pm - 6:15pm


1900s Immigration and Ellis Island


Early Cohort/ January 5th


Late Cohort/ January 19th 4:15pm - 6:15pm Teaching with the Hine Photographs


Early Cohort/ February 2nd


Late Cohort/ February 16th 4:15pm - 6:15pm Rochester’s Diversity and Neighborhood Study


Early Cohort/ March 1st


Late Cohort/ March 15th 4:15pm - 6:15pm Latin American Migration/ Modern Migration and Immigration Patterns


Early Cohort/ April 19th

Dr. Tim Kneeland

3:30pm - 5:30pm George Eastman House

3:30pm - 5:30pm Rochester Central Library

3:30pm - 5:30pm Dr. Isabel Cordova

3:30pm - 5:30pm


Late Cohort/ April 26th 4:15pm - 6:15pm Modern African Immigration


Early Cohort/May 3rd


Late Cohort/May 17th



Action Research Work Share Out


Early Cohort/ June 7th 3:30pm - 5:30pm Late Cohort/ June 14th 4:15pm - 6:15pm


New York City Trip (pending funding)

*Participants will only attend one Lesson Study Group session as determined by the location and start time of their school building.

2011-2012 EH Flier Final  
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