Summertime Professional Development at our Presidential Libraries

This summer, join us for one of our professional development workshops for educators on using primary sources in the classroom.

The Harry S. Truman Library and Museum

Man in building

Dwellings at a labor camp in Mathis, Texas, ca. 5/1948 (Photograph 60-210-40 from the Truman Library)

“Truman, Migratory Farm Labor and Immigration”
June 26-30

Come to the Truman Library in Independence, MO, and research primary sources related to immigration as part of our Primarily Teaching summer institute. You’ll also create an online learning activity. Learn more and apply at www.archives.gov/education/primarily-teaching.

The $100 fee includes all materials. Graduate credit may be available for an additional fee. Participants will receive a stipend upon completion.

Eisenhower Presidential Library, Museum, and Boyhood Home

Plane Wreckage

Faked Soviet Photo to Show Complete Destruction of U-2 Plane, 1960 (Photograph 79-5-28 from the Eisenhower Library)

“U-2 Spy Plane Crisis and its Impact on U.S.-U.S.S.R. Relations”
July 17-21

Explore primary sources related to the U-2 spy plane crisis at the Eisenhower Library in Abilene, KS, as part of our Primarily Teaching summer institute. You’ll identify materials from the Library’s collections to add to our tool for teaching with documents, DocsTeach.org, and create an online learning activity. Learn more and apply at www.archives.gov/education/primarily-teaching.

The $100 fee includes all materials. Graduate credit may be available for an additional fee. Participants will receive a stipend upon completion.

Herbert Hoover Presidential Library and Museum

Elementary Summer Teacher Institute
July 24-29

Join the Herbert Hoover Presidential Library and Museum for a week of learning about American Presidents, Iowa Territorial Government, Iowa History, Voting, Citizenship, and how to incorporate primary sources into your elementary classroom. We will complete workshops geared towards understanding the new Iowa Social Studies Standards and incorporate them into building lesson plans and classroom activities. All teachers will submit an assignment for completion of graduate credit.

Applications are due May 1st. Learn more and apply at hoover.archives.gov/education/elementaryteacherworkshop.pdf (PDF)

 

Other PD from the National Archives

Please note that waitlist applications are being accepted for the Primarily Teaching summer workshop at the National Archives in Washington, DC (July 24-28) to explore women’s rights through archival materials.

Primarily Teaching workshops are made possible in part by the National Archives Foundation, through the support of Texas Instruments.

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