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2018-19 Face-to-Face Courses

Primary Source courses feature scholarly presentations incorporating a variety of media, interactive teacher-led workshops modeling classroom and curriculum activities, and occasional field trips to museums and cultural sites. PDPs are included with most programs and graduate credit is available for our 3-day seminar series, summer institutes, and online courses. Unless otherwise noted, all courses take place at Hebrew College in Newton, MA.

Seminar Series

Global Education Leadership Seminar


Open to all K-12 educators and administrators
DATES: Oct. 23, Nov. 14, 2018, Jan. 16, Mar. 13, 2019
ONLINE SESSIONS: Dec. 2018, Feb. 2019

FOCAL SKILLS AND DISPOSITIONS: Collaboration; Communication; Empowering informed action; Fostering creativity & innovation


PDPs/CREDITS: 45 PDPs; option for 2 graduate credits ($320 fee applies)
FEE: Partnership educators—no cost (other than fee for 2 graduate credits); Non-partnership educators—$750 (plus fee for 2 graduate credits)

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What's New with Ancient Civilizations


Open to all K-12 educators
DATES: Nov. 15, Dec. 5, 2018, Jan. 8, 2019
FOCAL SKILLS AND DISPOSITIONS: Research skills; Inquiry; Evaluating visual evidence


PDPs/CREDITS: 22.5 PDPs; option for 1 graduate credit ($160 fee applies)
FEE: Partnership educators—no cost (other than fee for 1 graduate credit); Non-partnership educators—$450 (plus fee for 1 graduate credit)

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Foundations for Civic Learning: Engaging Students in Shaping their World


Especially for educators of grades 6-9
DATES: Feb. 14, Apr. 10, 2019
ONLINE SESSION: Mar. 2019
FOCAL SKILLS AND DISPOSITIONS: Textual analysis & interpretation; Analyzing point of view & purpose; Communication; Empowering informed action


PDPs/CREDITS: 22.5 PDPs; option for 1 graduate credit ($160 fee applies)
FEE: Partnership educators—no cost (other than fee for 1 graduate credit); Non-partnership educators—$450 (plus fee for 1 graduate credit)

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1-Day Workshops

Current Events with Context: Teaching the News in a Meaningful Way

Open to all K-12 educators
DATE: Newton, MA: Oct. 25, 2018
DATE: Burlington, MA: Mar. 11, 2019
FOCAL SKILLS AND DISPOSITIONS: Research Skills; Communication; Developing empathy; Media literacy


PDPs: 5 PDPs
FEE: Partnership educators - no cost;
Non-partnership educators - $200

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Weaving Women into World History Narratives

Especially for educators of grades 9-12
DATE: Oct. 26, 2018
FOCAL SKILLS AND DISPOSITIONS: Analyzing point of view and purpose; Assessing claims and evidence; Empowering informed action


PDPs: 5 PDPs
FEE: Partnership educators - no cost;
Non-partnership educators - $200

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China's Influence Abroad: Soft Power or Hardball?

Especially for educators of grades 6-12
DATE: Mar. 7, 2019
FOCAL SKILLS AND DISPOSITIONS: Inquiry; Analyzing point of view & purpose; Empowering informed action


PDPs: 5 PDPs
FEE: Partnership educators - no cost;
Non-partnership educators - $200

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Engaging World Literature: A Primary Source Conference for Secondary Educators

Especially for educators of grades 6-12
DATE: Apr. 6, 2019
FOCAL SKILLS AND DISPOSITIONS: Developing cross-cultural sensitivity; Textual analysis & interpretation; Analyzing point of view & purpose


PDPs: 5 PDPs
FEE: Partnership educators - no cost;
Non-partnership educators - $200

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Book Group

Reading to Save the Planet

Open to all K-12 educators
DATE: Nov. 1, Dec. 6, 2018, Jan. 17, Feb. 7, Mar. 15, 2019
FOCAL SKILLS AND DISPOSITIONS: Developing cross-cultural sensitivity; Textual analysis & interpretation


PDPs: 15 PDPs
FEE: Partnership educators - no cost;
Non-partnership educators - $150

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Global Migration Stories: South Shore Book Group

Open to all K-12 educators
DATE: Dec. 4, 2018, Feb. 5, Mar. 19, 2019
FOCAL SKILLS AND DISPOSITIONS: Developing cross-cultural sensitivity; Textual analysis & interpretation


PDPs: 10 PDPs
FEE: Partnership educators - no cost;
Non-partnership educators - $150

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