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Land Grant Ranch, San Jose De Buenos Ayres, 1887-1889

Land Grant Ranch, San Jose De Buenos Ayres, 1887-1889

Lesson: Land Grant Ranch, San Jose De Buenos Ayres, 1887-1889 note: this lesson is part of a Unit called “Los Californios: California’s Spanish, Native American, and African Heritage” Creator: Raul Alarcon, UCLA Lab School Grade Level Recommendation: 4 To illustrate the challenges the early land-holding families of California (the Californios) faced with the arrival of Anglo-American settlers, […]

Primary Sources In The Classroom

Primary Sources In The Classroom

[vimeo clip_id=”45099146″ width=”690″ height=”326″] In this lesson on the Wright brothers, UCLA Lab School teacher Chris Wilson uses primary sources to teach his first-grade and second-grade students.

Primary Sources Lesson Debrief - Part 2

Primary Sources Lesson Debrief – Part 2

[vimeo clip_id=”45079844″ width=”690″ height=”326″] In this debrief of Chris Wilson’s primary sources lesson, UCLA Lab School teacher Raul Alarcon answers questions and provides insights regarding the use of primary sources.

Primary Sources Lesson Debrief - Part 1

Primary Sources Lesson Debrief – Part 1

[vimeo clip_id=”45083142″ width=”690″ height=”326″] In this debrief of Chris Wilson’s primary sources lesson, UCLA Lab School teachers — Mr. Wilson, Raul Alarcon, and Sylvia Gentile — discuss the use of primary sources with fellow teachers.

Students Discuss the 'Timeline of Power and Change'

Students Discuss the ‘Timeline of Power and Change’

[vimeo clip_id=”44486339″ width=”690″ height=”326″] Chris Wilson’s Primary students – ages 6, 7, and 8 – discuss the Timeline of Power and Change, a project that developed from their study of primary sources selected from Baseball and Jackie Robinson, a collection from the Library of Congress American Memory. In this lesson, Mr. Wilson — a teacher […]

Chris Wilson on the 'Timeline of Power and Change'

Chris Wilson on the ‘Timeline of Power and Change’

[vimeo clip_id=”44483563″ width=”690″ height=”326″] Chris Wilson, a teacher at UCLA Lab School and alumnus of the Cotsen Foundation for the ART of TEACHING, discusses the use of primary sources selected from Baseball and Jackie Robinson, a collection from the Library of Congress American Memory, and the resulting class project called the Timeline of Power and […]