Register Here (Registration for upcoming sections will open in mid-November – please note that until the registration for the upcoming section opens, this link will take you to the most recent offering of the Teaching History's Mysteries workshops.)
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Find a list of units and other details on our History's Mysteries program page.
Register for this exciting fully-online introduction to the new curriculum, History's Mysteries. Program creators, veteran educators Laurie Risler and Kelley Brown, will lead K-5 teachers through History's Mysteries units, specific for grade level, each containing 4-5 lessons and fully addressing a topic in the new Massachusetts standards for that grade.
Teachers, Grade K-5; Elementary curriculum leaders.
Cost and Registration
This training is $50 ($40 for Collaborative members). Training cost is reduced thanks to support from the Library of Congress Teaching with Primary Sources program.
Monday, December 14, 2020, 7pm -8:15pm (Eastern Standard Time) webinar will provide introduction to History's Mysteries
Registration Deadline: Dec 7
Wednesday, February 10, 2021, 7:00pm - 8:15pm (Eastern Standard Time) webinar will provide introduction to History's Mysteries
Registration Deadline: Feb 3
Wednesday, April 14, 2021, 7:00pm - 8:15pm (Eastern Standard Time) webinar will provide introduction to History's Mysteries
Registration Deadline: April 7
An additional webinar will be held on June 14, 7pm -8:15pm that allows you to share your experience with the curriculum authors and with other teachers. The second session is intended for participants who teach a History's Mysteries unit following the introduction. Those who teach a unit and complete all related feedback forms after attending the introductory workshop will be eligible for 10 PDPs, as described below.
Professional Development documentation (PDPs or letter of completion)
All participants will have the option to develop a plan to teach one or more units in the spring, and participate in an additional spring webinar on June 14. To receive Massachusetts PDPs (Professional Development Points), participants must submit simple feedback forms after teaching each lesson in a unit (4-5 lessons), and a unit feedback form. Those who complete all requirements will receive 10 PDPs (Massachusetts) or a letter documenting 10 hours of participation.