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Grant funded program for 6-12 Media Specialist/Social Studies and Science Teachers!

June 10 - June 13

Program faculty will develop a customized professional development (PD) course that will use Library of Congress’s digital primary sources as a portal to cross-curriculum teaching in the 6-12 classroom. 2019 is the Bicentennial of Thomas Nuttall’s Journey across Arkansas and into Oklahoma where he documented in great detail the Native Americans he encountered, the flora and fauna and the geography of the area. The program will include a four-day intensive 2019 summer program (18hrs) followed by two one-day (12hrs) follow-up sessions during the 2019-2020 academic year.

Target Audience: Team of 2 teachers: media specialist and a science teacher
Gardes: 6th to 12th
Location: University of Central Arkansas, Main Hall 214
TENTATIVE Dates: Summer Institute: June 10-13
Saturday meetings: September and October
Teachers will receive:
• 30 hrs of PD
• Up to $500 stipend
• Classroom support from UCA faculty

Commitment from the teacher:
. $50 registration fee/teacher•
. 4 days summer institute
• Attend 2 Saturdays of training during academic year
• Pre/post assessment and complete the required assignments
• Allow two classroom observations

Venue

University of Central Arkansas
201 Donaghey Ave.
Conway, AR 72035 United States
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Venue

University of Central Arkansas
201 Donaghey Ave.
Conway, AR 72035 United States
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