TPS Summer Institute Focuses on the New South
Teaching with Primary Sources-MTSU Summer Institute looked at the post-Civil War decades in Tennessee by focusing on “Tennessee in the New South: Politics and Progressivism.” From June 14-16, teachers participated in a hands-on workshop based in Murfreesboro, with a field trip to Fisk University in Nashville and a visit to Alexandria, where Fisk graduate W.E.B. DuBois once taught. Participants learned from scholars and fellow teachers throughout the institute. Attendees also delved into the primary sources to create a lesson activity to share with their students in the new school year. Attention was given to the Tennessee Social Studies standards for the New South period.This year’s
Bookmark the permalink.