Cross-curriculum STEM Teaching in the Classroom (grades 6 -12) – Grant funded project with participant stipend of $500. For Science, Social Studies, and Media Specialist.
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.