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Thinking Like a Historian: Immigration History Through Primary Sources

DATES: July 6 - August 2, 2016

GRADES: K-8

PDPs/CREDITS: 22.5 PDPs; 1 graduate credit

FEE: Partnership educators—no cost other than fee for 1 graduate credit; Non-partnership educators—$225 plus fee for 1 graduate credit.

SteerageThrough online resources about immigration history, educators will learn how to incorporate and use primary sources in the elementary and middle school classroom. Teachers will explore materials from the Library of Congress collection and the Lower East Side Tenement Museum, deepen their understanding of primary sources, and consider how K-8 students can benefit from observing and analyzing them.

This course will be offered completely online and will require a basic comfort level and interest in the use of computer technology as a medium for learning. The time for completing each week's work is approximately 3-4 hours.

Especially for educators in grades K-8.

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