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 Learning Our Community's American Lore

 

Librarian Maria D'Orsi and teacher Angela Snow at the Brooks Elementary School in Medford collaborated with Dan Cogan-Drew from Tufts University to introduce fifth graders to maps of Medford from 1732 and 1855 and compare these early maps to a contemporary map of Medford using Google Earth and Geographic Information System overlays.
News and Events

Findings
Review new Project LOCAL findings and how it has impacted teaching, students and teachers as well as additional outcomes.
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2007-2008 Videocases
The Videocases are now available. View them by grade or click on the town links at the top of the page to view cases in that area.

Past Events

Podcasting and Building Student-Led Historical Walking Tours
Held October 20, 2007
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Project LOCAL Workshop on Teaching with Primary Sources: A Case Study of Immigration in Somerville
Held Nov 18, 2006
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Project LOCAL Workshop on Teaching with Primary Sources: Census Data
Held Oct 21, 2006
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