Thomas Nuttall’s Journey across Arkansas and into Oklahoma- A Cross-curriculum STEM Teaching in the Classroom

This program is sponsored in part by the Library of Congress Teaching with Primary Sources Midwest Region Program, coordinated by Illinois State University.

PI: Dr. Umadevi Garimella

Co-PI: Dr. Debra Burris

Amount: $20,000

This project will provide content and pedagogy training in using LC maps/photographs digital primary resources for twelve
4-12 grade social studies, science, and math teachers. These teachers will then use the training to write a 5E lesson plan to use with their students during the 2019–2020 school year while being mentored by grant faculty. The workshop will be held at UCA in the summer (24 summer training hours.) with two follow-up school visits/online meetings during academic year (12 hours follow-up work) and 2 classroom visits (4 hours).