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District 11 Level I Educator Workshop


Date: January 14, 2014 | April 11, 2014
Time: 8:00am - 4:00pm
Location: District 11, Colorado Springs, CO
Credit: Continuing Education Credit

Lunch for both days will be provided



This is a TPS Level I class in which participants gain strategies for using primary sources to help students engage in learning, develop critical thinking skills and build content knowledge.



  • Justify conclusions about whether a source is primary or secondary depending upon the time or topic under study.
  • Describe examples of the benefits of teaching with primary sources.
  • Analyze a primary source using Library of Congress tools.
  • Access teaching tools and primary sources from
  • Identify key considerations for selecting primary sources for instructional use (for example, student needs and interests, teaching goals, etc.).
  • Access primary sources and teaching resources from for instructional use.
  • Analyze a set of related primary sources in order to identify multiple perspectives.
  • Facilitate a primary source analysis using Library of Congress tools.
  • Demonstrate how primary sources can support at least one teaching strategy (for example, literacy, inquiry-based learning, historical thinking, etc.).
  • Create a primary source-based activity that helps students engage in learning, develop critical thinking skills and construct knowledge.


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