Wednesday, December 3, 2008

Through a Different Lens Film Series

This year the Encounters and Exchanges in U.S. History Teaching American History grant offered its first film series with partner organization Primary Source. The film series, titled Through a Different Lens: Immigration and Migration in U.S. History, brought together more than forty teachers from our partner districts of Danvers, Lowell, North Reading and Reading.

The film series included viewing and discussion of the following films:

Made in L.A.

During each session the teachers came together with historians, scholars and lead teachers to view and discuss the films. Teachers received a copy of each film for possible use in the classroom.