Mosaic America: Teaching Inclusive Elementary Social Studies

3-Part Seminar Series


Thursday January 27, 2022 8:30 am – 3:00 pm
Location: Temple Reyim (1860 Washington St, Auburndale, MA 02466)

February, 2022 (Asynchronous)
Location: Online

Tuesday March 8, 2022 8:30 am – 3:00 pm
Location: Temple Reyim (1860 Washington St, Auburndale, MA 02466)

Focal Skills and Dispositions

Textual analysis & interpretation; Inquiry; Evaluating visual evidence; Research skills


22.5 PDPs; 1 Graduate Credit ($160)


Partnership educators: no cost (other than fee for 1 graduate credit)
Non-partnership educators: $450 (plus fee for 1 graduate credit)

Especially for educators of grades K-5

Come and prepare with Primary Source and your colleagues for the more inclusive approach to elementary social studies featured in the MA elementary Social Studies framework! We will explore the voices and experiences of marginalized populations through an exploration of Indigenous lives within and beyond New England, African American histories of the 17th to 19th centuries as well as the Civil Rights Movement, and children’s literature from diverse world traditions. As we go, we will feature sessions that blend skill-development approaches with content by modeling inquiry, cultivating historical thinking and civics skills, and incorporating primary sources.  We’ll investigate how to teach geography with maps and other tools, and consider how to connect local history to bigger themes. Grade-level breakout sessions will allow smaller groups of peers to focus on curricula, resources, and strategies relevant to each K-5 year.

Registration Information

Partnership Educators:

Registration must be approved through your school district. Contact your school district’s Primary Source representative with your request.

Non-partnership Educators:

Register using the form below.


Contact Sara Clamage at

Registration is ongoing until the course is filled.


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