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Teaching the History's Mysteries K-5 Curriculum - Workshop

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Thu, 07/16/2020


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Are you looking for K-5 History curriculum that meets content and skill standards, engages students in inquiry, and fits well in your classroom? Try Emerging America's new K-5 "click and play" historical investigations. Curriculum is adaptable for remote instruction. 

Find a list of units and other details on our History's Mysteries program page.  

Register for this exciting fully-online introduction to the new curriculum, History's Mysteries. Program creators, veteran educators Laurie Risler and Kelley Brown, will lead K-5 teachers through six History's Mysteries units, one per grade level, each containing 4-5 lessons and fully addressing a topic in the new standards for that grade. 

Teachers will have the option to develop a plan to teach with the curriculum in the fall, with an additional fall webinar date to be arranged with workshop participants.


Teachers, Grade K-5; Elementary curriculum leaders. 

Cost and Registration

This training is $50 ($40 for Collaborative members). Training cost is reduced thanks to support from the Library of Congress Teaching with Primary Sources program. 

Registration Deadline: July 9, 2020


July 16 and 23 - 7-8:30pm WEBINARS 

Optional fall extension (earn 10 PDPs total) at no additional cost. Additional webinar November 11 - 7pm. Receive remote support for teaching lessons through Dec 15, 2020. 


Laurie Risler & Kelley Brown

Professional Development Points

Receive a letter of participation for hour hours upon completion of the summer webinars. 

July participants will have the option to develop a plan to teach one or more units in the fall, and participate in an additional fall webinar in November. After teaching a unit, participants must complete an online reflection survey. Those who complete both summer and fall requirements will receive 10 PDPs (Massachusetts) or a letter documenting 10 hours of participation. 



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