Do you want to try out new K-5 "click and play" historical investigations based on the new Social Studies Framework?
Register FREE for this exciting pilot of History's Mysteries. Veteran educators Laurie Risler and Kelley Brown will lead K-5 teachers through a 1-credit/15 PDP course involving the following:
1. introduction to the material via online webinars
2. testing out one History Mystery in your grade level (three 20-40 minute click-and-play investigations)
3. provide written feedback
4. participate in a feedback focus group (via online webinar)
All curriculum materials are included.** Lessons include a clickable presentation that leads teachers and students through an inquiry activity aligned to 2018 standards. Handouts and other materials are provided through a printable PDF.
**Spring 2020 curriculum will include practice standards lessons and 6 History's Mysteries units, one per grade level, each fully addressing a topic in the new standards for that grade. Future additions to History's Mysteries curriculum provided at no charge.
Teachers, Grade K-5; Elementary curriculum leaders.
Feb. 26 & March 4 - 3:30-5:00pm WEBINARS
Email and Zoom support for teaching pilot lessons through May 31, 2020.
15 PDPs will be awarded to participants upon completion. Participants may choose instead to enroll for 1 graduate credit in partnership with Westfield State University. While course is FREE, Graduate Credit from Westfield State University costs $125. Registration for Graduate Credit takes place in the first week, with payment accepted by credit card.
Cost: FREE. Cost is reduced thanks to the support from the Library of Congress Teaching with Primary Sources program.
Registration Deadline: February 19
Please complete the current K-5 Social Studies Curriculum Survey if you have not already done so.