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 loc.gov/teachers.
- 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 loc.gov 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.
Questions? Email TPS MSU Denver or call (303) 352-4945