Investigating History Curriculum: Professional Development

Primary Source, the organization that authored Investigating History (IH) Grades 5–7, has multiple professional development opportunities to support Investigating History implementation. Primary Source has been serving Massachusetts History and Social Studies Teachers since their founding in 1989. As the authors of Investigating History grades 5-7, Primary Source can provide professional learning that is nuanced, differentiated, and gives teachers the confidence and knowledge to implement Investigating History effectively. 

Primary Source offers many learning opportunities for districts and teachers in person and online. Please contact our program administrator Sara Wahid with any questions regarding Investigating History Professional Development or in-district opportunities,

We also offer many programs that will support teachers in developing deeper content knowledge that will support Investigating History

Relevant programs supporting curricula content:
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4 to 8-Week Online Courses

  • Dynamic Societies of Ancient & Medieval Africa
  • Multicultural History of Colonial & Revolutionary America
  • The Enduring Legacy of Ancient China
  • Windows to the Islamic World: Art, Architecture & Music
  • Engaging Culturally & Linguistically Diverse Students & Families (Elementary & Secondary Levels)
  • Japan & the World
  • Preparing Students for Global Citizenship

Seminars (pricing varies)

  • Teaching “Hard History” to Elementary Learners
  • Mosaic America: Teaching Inclusive Elementary Social Studies
  • Ancient Societies of Latin America & the Caribbean

Become a Partner District: Bring the benefits of a Primary Source partnership to your school or district!