2022 Summer Courses

Join us for professional learning opportunities that offer new perspectives, collaborative discussions, and resources for cultivating globally-minded classrooms. PDPs and/or graduate credits (additional fee applies) are listed under each program. 

3-Week Online Course

The Worlds of Oceania and Southeast Asia

Self-paced course; approximately 3 hours per session

Especially for educators of Grade 7

3-Week Online Course

Date

Tuesday July 5 – Friday July 29, 2022

Location

Online

Focal Skills and Dispositions

Developing cross-cultural sensitivity; Developing empathy; Analyzing point of view and purpose

PDPs/Credits

10 PDPs

Fee

Partnership educators: No cost
Non-partnership educators: $200

3-Part Seminar Series

(BU Cohort) Global Cultures and Commodities: Coffee, Tea, and Chocolate

3 sessions over 2 days

Especially for educators of Grades 6-12

3-Part Seminar Series

Dates

Tuesday July 12, 2022 9:00 am – 3:00 pm

Wednesday July 13, 2022 9:00 am – 3:00 pm

Location

The Green Room (Somerville) and Westwood High School

Focal Skills and Dispositions

Inquiry; Evaluating visual evidence; Developing cross-cultural sensitivity

PDPs/Credits

10 PDPs

Fee

Partnership educators: No cost
Non-partnership educators: $300

Global Cultures and Commodities: Coffee, Tea, and Chocolate

3 sessions over 2 days

Especially for educators of Grades 6-12

3-Part Seminar Series

Dates

Tuesday July 12, 2022 9:00 am – 3:00 pm

Wednesday July 13, 2022 9:00 am – 3:00 pm

Location

The Green Room (Somerville) and Westwood High School

Focal Skills and Dispositions

Inquiry; Evaluating visual evidence; Developing cross-cultural sensitivity

PDPs/Credits

10 PDPs

Fee

Partnership educators: No cost
Non-partnership educators: $300

Ancient Societies of Latin America and the Caribbean

Especially for educators of Grades 5-12 with a focus on 6th grade

3-Part Seminar Series

Dates

Tuesday July 26, 2022 8:30 am – 3:00 pm
Location: Peabody Museum at Harvard

Wednesday July 27, 2022
Location: Online

Thursday July 28, 2022 8:30 am – 3:00 pm
Location: Peabody Museum at Harvard

Location

Hybrid

Focal Skills and Dispositions

Evaluating visual evidence, Developing cross-cultural sensitivity, Inquiry

PDPs/Credits

22.5 PDPs; 1 Graduate Credit

Fee

Partnership educators: No cost (other than fee for 1 graduate credit)
Non-partnership educators: $450 (plus $160 for 1 graduate credit)

One-Day Programs

The Opium Trade in Context: Local, Global and Modern Connections

In partnership with the Forbes House Museum, Milton, MA

Especially for educators of grades 9-12

One-Day Programs

Date

Wednesday June 29, 2022 8:30 am – 3:00 pm

Location

Forbes House Museum, Milton, MA

Focal Skills and Dispositions

Evaluating visual evidence; Inquiry; Assessing claims and evidence

PDPs/Credits

5 PDPs

Fee

Partnership educators: no cost
Non-partnership educators: $200

4-Week Online Courses

(BU Cohort) Multicultural History of Colonial and Revolutionary America

This course precedes a new online course that Primary Source will offer for the first time in Fall 2022, called Worldly Republic: The U.S. and the World in the Nineteenth Century. If you would like to take the courses in the sequence we have designed, this summer is the time to start!

For participants in the BU TAT cohort only

4-Week Online Courses

Date

Wednesday July 6 – Tuesday August 2, 2022

Location

Online

Focal Skills and Dispositions

Textual analysis and interpretation; Evaluating visual evidence; Research skills

PDPs/Credits

22.5 PDPs; option for 1 graduate credit ($160 fee applies)

Fee

Partnership educators: no cost (other than fee for 1 graduate credit)
Non-partnership educators: $300 (plus optional fee for 1 graduate credit)

BU Cohort: Africans in the Age of Atlantic Slavery

Especially for 8-12 educators.

4-Week Online Courses

Date

Wednesday July 6 – Tuesday August 2, 2022

Location

Online

Focal Skills and Dispositions

Assessing claims & evidence; Evaluating visual evidence; Media literacy; Research skills

PDPs/Credits

22.5 PDPs; option for 1 graduate credit ($160 fee applies)

Fee

Partnership educators: no cost (other than fee for 1 graduate credit)
Non-partnership educators: $300 (plus fee for 1 graduate credit)

Preparing Students for Global Citizenship

Open to all educators of grades K-12

4-Week Online Courses

Date

Wednesday July 6 – Tuesday August 2, 2022

Location

Online

Focal Skills and Dispositions

Empowering informed action; Analyzing point of view and purpose; Inquiry; Communication

PDPs/Credits

22.5 PDPs; 1 graduate credit available ($160 fee for credit)

Fee

Partnership educators: no cost (other than fee for 1 graduate credit)
Non-partnership educators: $400 (plus fee for graduate credit)

Engaging Culturally & Linguistically Diverse Students & Families in Secondary Schools

This course has been approved by the MA DESE to provide 15 PDPs addressing the needs of English language learners.

Especially for teachers and administrators of grades 6-12

4-Week Online Courses

Date

Wednesday July 6 – Tuesday August 2, 2022

Location

Online

Focal Skills and Dispositions

Collaboration; Empowering informed action; Developing cross-cultural sensitivity; Critical thinking

PDPs/Credits

22.5 PDPs; 1 graduate credit ($160)

Fee

Partnership educators: no cost (other than fee for 1 graduate credit)
Non-partnership educators: $400 (plus fee for 1 graduate credit)

Africans in the Age of Atlantic Slavery

Especially for 8-12 educators.

4-Week Online Courses

Date

Wednesday July 6 – Tuesday August 2, 2022

Location

Online

Focal Skills and Dispositions

Assessing claims & evidence; Evaluating visual evidence; Media literacy; Research skills

PDPs/Credits

22.5 PDPs; option for 1 graduate credit ($160 fee applies)

Fee

Partnership educators: no cost (other than fee for 1 graduate credit)
Non-partnership educators: $300 (plus fee for 1 graduate credit)

Multicultural History of Colonial and Revolutionary America

This course precedes a new online course that Primary Source will offer for the first time in Fall 2022, called Worldly Republic: The U.S. and the World in the Nineteenth Century. If you would like to take the courses in the sequence we have designed, this summer is the time to start!

Especially for educators of grades 3-12.

4-Week Online Courses

Date

Wednesday July 6 – Tuesday August 2, 2022

Location

Online

Focal Skills and Dispositions

Textual analysis and interpretation; Evaluating visual evidence; Research skills

PDPs/Credits

22.5 PDPs; option for 1 graduate credit ($160 fee applies)

Fee

Partnership educators: no cost (other than fee for 1 graduate credit)
Non-partnership educators: $300 (plus optional fee for 1 graduate credit)

Engaging Culturally & Linguistically Diverse Students & Families in Elementary Schools

This course has been approved by the MA DESE to provide 15 PDPs addressing the needs of English language learners.

Especially for educators of grades K-5.

4-Week Online Courses

Date

Wednesday July 6 – Tuesday August 2, 2022

Location

Online

Focal Skills and Dispositions

Collaboration; Empowering informed action; Developing cross-cultural sensitivity; Critical thinking

PDPs/Credits

22.5 PDPs; option for 1 graduate credit ($160 fee applies)

Fee

Partnership educators: no cost (other than fee for 1 graduate credit);
Non-partnership educators: $400 (plus fee for 1 graduate credit)

Building Blocks for Global Citizenship

For all educators

4-Week Online Courses

Date

Monday July 11 – Monday August 8, 2022

Location

Online, Asynchronous

PDPs/Credits

10 PDPs

Fee

Partnership educators:
Non-partnership educators: $75

8-Week Online Courses

Enduring Legacy of Ancient China

Open to all educators of grades K-12

8-Week Online Courses

Date

Wednesday June 15 – Tuesday August 9, 2022

Location

Online

Focal Skills and Dispositions

Textual analysis & interpretation; Evaluating visual evidence; Developing cross-cultural sensitivity

PDPs/Credits

45 PDPs; 2 graduate credits available ($320 fee for credit)

Fee

Partnership educators: no cost (except fee for 2 graduate credits)
Non-partnership educators: $600 (plus fee for 2 graduate credits)