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Title: Encounters and Exchanges in U.S. History A Teaching American History Grant Provided by the U.S. Depa


1
Encounters and Exchanges in U.S. History A
Teaching American History Grant Provided by the
U.S. Department of Education Award U215X060073
  • Kara Gleason
  • Project Director
  • August - September 2008

2
Grant Details
  • Three year grant from the U.S. Department of
    Education for 998,084.
  • Intended audience History teachers of grades 3
    11.
  • Four school districts
  • Danvers, Lowell, North Reading, Reading
  • Goals
  • Improve teachers content knowledge in U.S.
    history.
  • Develop accessible U.S. history curricula for
    students.

3
Yearly Theme
  • Year Three
  • Immigration, Migration, and Race Relations in
    U.S. History (17th 21st Centuries)

4
Year Three Offerings School Day Workshops
  • Capturing History Podcasting and Wikis
  • Two-day workshop, 10/21/08 12/16/08.
  • Participants will create their own podcast and
    wikispace.
  • Classroom applications will be introduced and
    discussed.
  • Participants receive digital voice recorder and
    professional wikispace account.
  • 13 PDPs, Suitable for Grades 3 11.

5
Year Three Offerings School Day Workshops
  • Writing for History for Elementary Teachers
  • Two-day workshop, 11/25/08 1/6/09.
  • Historians interactive lecture will guide the
    pedagogical aspects.
  • Practical tools and strategies to link writing
    and history.
  • 13 PDPs, Suitable for Grades 3 5 (Open to all).

6
Year Three Offerings School Day Workshops
  • Using Document Based Questions in the U.S.
    History Classroom
  • Two-day workshop, 2/3/09 5/5/09.
  • Learn skills and strategies to plan and implement
    DBQs in the U.S. history classroom.
  • Participants will receive the DBQ Project U.S.
    History Teachers Resource Binder.
  • 13 PDPs, Suitable for Grades
  • 6 11 (open to all).

7
Year Three Offerings School Day Workshops
  • The Cold War Period The U.S. on the World
    Stage, Primary Source Seminar
  • Three-day workshop, 11/17/08, 12/5/08, 1/13/09.
  • How did the Cold War cast its shadow around the
    world and what impact did it have on the lives of
    average Americans?
  • Explore some of the lesser-known global
    dimensions of the clash of the superpowers.
  • 27 PDPs/1 Graduate Credit, Suitable for Grades
  • 6 11.

8
Year Three Offerings School Day Workshops
  • Encounters Exchanges in U.S. History Annual
    Conference
  • Friday April 17, 2009
  • Features
  • A keynote address by a leading historian.
  • Breakout workshops by lead teachers, museum
    educators, and professors.
  • Suitable for Grades 3 11.

9
History Book Discussion Study Groups
  • For Elementary Teachers
  • Meet once a month from Jan. May in either
    Lowell or Reading, 345 p.m. 545 p.m.
  • Read discuss 5 books.
  • Related work product, including lesson plans or
    reading guide, is required
  • 1 Graduate Credit/PDPs,
  • Suitable for Grades 3 5.

10
History Book Discussion Study Groups
  • For Middle/High School Teachers
  • Meet once a month from Jan. to May in either
    Danvers, Lowell, or Reading from 300 p.m. 500
    p.m.
  • Read and discuss 5 books.
  • Related work product including lesson plans or
    in-depth book review is required.
  • 1 Graduate Credit/PDPs, Suitable for Grades
  • 6 11.

11
Primary Source Film Discussion Series
  • Through a Different Lens Immigration and
    Migration in U.S. History Film Series
  • Four afternoon seminar, 9/25, 10/16, 11/6, 12/11.
  • Prince Among Slaves (2008)
  • The Long Walk Tears of the Navajo (2007)
  • Sacco and Vanzetti (2007)
  • Made in L.A. (2008)
  • Participants will receive a copy of each of the
    films.
  • 10 PDPs available, Suitable for
  • Grades 3 11.

12
Primary Source Summer Institute
  • Immigration, Migration, and Race Relations
  • July 13 17, 2009 (tentative) at Coolidge Middle
    School, Reading, Orientation and Follow-Up Day
    TBA.
  • Topics Include
  • Themes in four centuries of U.S. immigration
    history.
  • Immigration, citizenship and the politics of race
    in the 19th century.
  • Immigration, emigration and American identity in
    the 19th and 20th centuries.
  • U.S. immigration since 1965.
  • American race relations on the world stage.
  • All participants are required to complete a
    lesson plan assignment.
  • 3 Graduate Credits/PDPs available, Suitable for
    Grades
  • 3 11.

13
Honorarium
  • Full-time participants receive 1,000.
  • Part-time participants receive 550.
  • Full-time 3 workshops/institutes, 1 must be
    either the Book Discussion Group or Primary
    Source Summer Institute.
  • Part-time 2 workshops/institutes, 1 must be
    either the Book Discussion Group or Primary
    Source Summer Institute.
  • Additional stipend of 250 for the Film
    Discussion Series.
  • Additional stipend of 300 for attending both
    Book Discussion Group and Primary Source Summer
    Institute.
  • Lowell teachers are paid according to contract.

14
To Sign Up
  • Email all information on the Participant
    Registration form to KGleason_at_reading.k12.ma.us.
  • Pass the form in to your District Liaison or send
    it through interoffice mail to Kara Gleason, RMHS
    (if in Reading).

15
For More Information
  • Encounters Exchanges in U.S. History Website
    http//gse.uml.edu/rtah.
  • Contact Kara Gleason at KGleason_at_reading.k12.ma.us
    or at
  • (781) 670-2892.
  • Review the Encounters Exchanges in U.S. History
    Year Three booklet.

16
The End
17
Elementary Group, Year Three Book Titles
  • Mayflower A Story of Courage, Community, and War
  • by Nathaniel Philbrick

18
Elementary Group, Year Three Book Titles
  • Friends of Liberty A Tale of Three Patriots, Two
    Revolutions, and the Betrayal that Divided a
    Nation Thomas Jefferson, Thaddeus Kosciuszko,
    and Agrippa Hull
  • by Gary B. Nash Graham Russell Gao Hodges

19
Elementary Group, Year Three Book Titles
  • Sarahs Long Walk The Free Blacks of Boston and
    How Their Struggle for Equality Changed America
  • by Stephen Kendrick Paul Kendrick

20
Elementary Group, Year Three Book Titles
  • Across the Wide and Lonesome Prairie The Oregon
    Trail Diary of Hattie Campbell
  • by Kritiana Gregory

21
Elementary Group, Year Three Book Titles
  • Immigrants I II
  • Cobblestone Magazine

22
Middle/High School Group, Year Three Book Titles
  • How the Other Half Lives Studies Among the
    Tenements of New York
  • by Jacob Riis

23
Middle/High School Group, Year Three Book Titles
  • Driven Out The Forgotten War Against Chinese
    Americans
  • by Jean Pfaelzer

24
Middle/High School Group, Year Three Book Titles
  • Arc of Justice A Saga of Race, Civil Rights, and
    Murder in the Jazz Age
  • by Kevin Boyle

25
Middle/High School Group, Year Three Book Titles
  • Historians at Work What Did the Internment of
    Japanese Americans Mean?
  • Edited by Alice Yang Murrey

26
Middle/High School Group, Year Three Book Titles
  • With These Hands The Hidden World of Migrant
    Farmworkers Today
  • by Daniel Rothenberg
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