Summer Programs

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. 

General Registration: Complete the form on each of the course pages.

Registration for Educators in Partnership Districts: Contact your district liaison, who will put you on a registration list shared with Primary Source. District liaisons are always listed on our website under “School and District Partnership.”

For information about Primary Source’s Investigating History PD, click here.

Half-Day Program

Vertically Integrating Your Grade 5-12 Sequence with Investigating History

*registration closed*

Esp. for administrators and curriculum coordinators or teacher leaders

Half-Day Program

Date

Thursday July 11, 2024 8:30 am – 12:00 pm

Fee

Partnership educators: No cost
Non-partnership educators: $250

Summer Institute (Hybrid Format)

Monuments, Myths, Marketplaces & More: Three Ancient Societies and their Cultural Legacies 

In collaboration with Harvard’s Peabody Museum of Archaeology & Ethnology, the Harvard Museum of the Ancient Near East, and the Harvard Art Museums

Esp. for teachers of ancient societies and world history (Grade 6+)

Summer Institute (Hybrid Format)

Dates

Monday July 29, 2024

Tuesday July 30, 2024

Wednesday July 31, 2024

Thursday August 1, 2024

Location

Harvard’s Peabody Museum of Archaeology & Ethnology

PDPs/Credits

22.5 PDPs; 1 graduate credit ($160)

Fee

Partnership educators: Partnership educators: no cost (other than fee for 1 graduate credit)
Non-partnership educators: Non-partnership educators: $1,000 (plus fee for 1 graduate credit)

Self-Guided Online Course

Catch the Magic: New & Notable Global Books for Middle & Teen Readers

*registration closed*

Especially for educators of grades 4-12

Self-Guided Online Course

Date

Wednesday July 3 – Tuesday July 30, 2024

Location

Online

PDPs/Credits

10 PDPs

Fee

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

Africa: The Vibrant Continent

*registration closed*

This unique summer offering combines our popular “What Teachers Need to Know: Africa” podcast series with the flexibility of an online course. Complete the four-part series at your own-pace during the month of July.

Especially for educators of grades 6-12

Self-Guided Online Course

Date

Wednesday July 3 – Tuesday July 30, 2024

Location

Self-paced asynchronous; approximately 3 hours per session

PDPs/Credits

15 PDPs

Fee

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

Building Blocks for Global Citizenship

This is a self-paced course that can be taken anytime throughout the year.

For all educators of grades K-12

Self-Guided Online Course

Date

September, 2024 (Asynchronous)

Location

Online, Asynchronous

PDPs/Credits

Complete all 6 modules to receive 10 PDPs

Fee

Partnership educators: $75
Non-partnership educators: $75

One-Day Programs

Investigating History Introduction

Open to all teachers

One-Day Programs

Date

Tuesday September 17, 2024 8:30 am – 3:00 pm

PDPs/Credits

10 PDPs

Fee

Partnership educators: Free for partners
Non-partnership educators: $500

4-Week Online Courses

SUMMER COHORT: Engaging Culturally & Linguistically Diverse Students & Families in Elementary Schools

*registration closed*

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 K-5

4-Week Online Courses

Date

Wednesday July 3 – Tuesday July 30, 2024

Location

Asynchronous, Online

PDPs/Credits

22.5 PDPs; 1 graduate credit ($160)

Fee

Partnership educators: no cost (other than fee for 1 graduate credit)
Non-partnership educators: $750 (plus fee for 1 graduate credit)

SUMMER COHORT: Engaging Culturally & Linguistically Diverse Students & Families in Secondary Schools

*registration closed*

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 3 – Tuesday July 30, 2024

Location

Asynchronous, Online

PDPs/Credits

22.5 PDPs; 1 graduate credit ($160)

Fee

Partnership educators: no cost (other than fee for 1 graduate credit)
Non-partnership educators: $750 (plus fee for 1 graduate credit)

Preparing Students for Global Citizenship

*registration closed*

Especially for grades K-12

4-Week Online Courses

Date

Wednesday July 3 – Tuesday July 30, 2024

Location

Asynchronous, Online

PDPs/Credits

22.5 PDPs; 1 graduate credit ($160)

Fee

Partnership educators: no cost (other than fee for 1 graduate credit)
Non-partnership educators: $750 (plus fee for 1 graduate credit)

Windows to the Islamic World: Art, Architecture and Music

*registration closed*

Open to all K-12 educators.

4-Week Online Courses

Date

Wednesday July 3 – Tuesday July 30, 2024

Location

Asynchronous, Online Course

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: $750 (plus fee for 1 graduate credit)

Worldly Republic: The U.S. and the World in the Nineteenth Century

*registration closed*

Especially for grades 9-12

4-Week Online Courses

Date

Wednesday July 3 – Tuesday July 30, 2024

Location

Asynchronous, Online Course

PDPs/Credits

22.5 PDPs; 1 graduate credit ($160)

Fee

Partnership educators: No cost (other than fee for 1 graduate credit)
Non-partnership educators: $750 (plus fee for 1 graduate credit)

Turning Points in Latin American History & Culture: From Colonization to the Cold War

*registration closed*

Open to all educators of grades K-12

4-Week Online Courses

Date

Wednesday July 3 – Tuesday July 30, 2024

Location

Online

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: $750 (plus fee for 1 graduate credit)