Reading Like a Historian with Younger Students


Stanford Graduate School of Education

Reading Like a Historian with Younger Students - GSE-XSHEG0004


This interactive workshop is intended for upper elementary and middle school teachers. Each session will include opportunities to engage with Stanford History Education Group materials as part of a large group and in small breakout groups. Participants will learn strategies for implementing these resources in their classrooms.

Please note: This session is tailored specifically for teachers of younger students, but upper elementary and middle school teachers are welcome to enroll in any of the summer professional development institutes.

Participants who attend each day of the course and complete the assigned homework will be eligible for a digital record of completion and 1 CEU, issued by the Stanford Center for Professional Development.

Who should take this course?

Upper elementary and middle school social studies teachers who did not attend SHEG’s Inquiry-Based Social Studies Instruction Online institute in August 2020

What you will learn

  • Strategies for introducing students to historical thinking
  • Tips for scaffolding primary sources for a range of readers
  • Methods for developing inquiry-based history lessons with images
  • Ways to modeling historical thinking


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Dates:July 26 - July 28, 2021
Days: Mon, Tue, Wed
Times:10:00 am - 12:15 pm
Delivery Option:
Online Course $375.00
Notes: All times are listed in Pacific Standard Time

This course may not currently be available to learners in some states and territories.