Gala Raises Funds for Global Education
On Friday, October 23, 2009, 300 guests gathered at the Charles Hotel in Cambridge, Massachusetts for a colorful celebration of Primary Source’s accomplishments over the past twenty years and its vision for the next two decades and beyond...read more
Escape from North Korea
On Wednesday, November 18, 2009, Primary Source and PBS' Wide Angle will present a special screening of Crossing Heaven's Border, a documentary that reveals the plight of North Korean defectors. The screening will take place just days after Primary Source presents its first workshop on Korea for K-12 educators...read more
Why Learn About the World? International Education Week 2009
November 16-20, 2009, is International Education Week. Expand your global knowledge with one of the following easy ideas for your home, office, or classroom...read more
Celebrate the Season with Primary Source
Include Primary Source in your holiday plans by joining our December 4th shopping night at Ten Thousand Villages in Brookline, Massachusetts, or by shopping online at Goodshop.com.
Primary Source Night at Ten Thousand Villages
December 4, 2009, 3:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Ten Thousand Villages, 226 Harvard Street, Brookline
15% of all sales will be donated to Primary Source!
Teacher Q&A: Megan Fitzharris Harlow
Megan Fitzharris Harlow teaches music at Carlisle Middle School. After studying about and traveling to West Africa with Primary Source, she now teaches her students about West African culture through music, dancing, and drumming...read more
China in the World Featured in Education About Asia
Primary Source's newest publication for teachers and students, China in the World: A History Since 1644 (Cheng and Tsui, 2008) is favorably reviewed in the current (Volume 14, Number 2, Fall 2009, page 57) issue of Education About Asia...read more
Book Review - Catching Up or Leading the Way: American Education in the Age of Globalization
By Charlotte Mason, China Exchange Initiative
By choosing to publish Yong Zhao's new book, ASCD (formerly the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development) is implicitly asking us to question the role of and movement toward high stakes testing in our educational system, and to take pride in our unique, historic, and innate American strengths...read more
New from the Primary Source Library
Check out Primary Source's new resource guides, created for this fall's courses. New guides include Massachusetts History, Native Americans in New England, Ancient China, and An Introduction to Korean History and Culture.
PS Crossing Heaven's Border (Nov. 18)
PS Holiday Shopping Night at Ten Thousand Villages (Dec. 4)
International Education Week (Nov. 16-20)
Senegal at Suffolk (ongoing)
Elgin-Heinz Award (ongoing)
Burlington's India Study Tour (Summer 2010)
Crown Center Film Screening (Nov. 13)
Teach in China This Summer (ongoing)