KPCC and LAist Feature Middle School Teacher Who Brings 'Lost LA' Into the Classroom

Lost LA

Public radio station 89.3 KPCC and its companion website, LAist, recently featured a ten-week elective course at Thomas Starr King Middle School that introduces students to the difficult moments in Los Angeles history. As reporter Kyle Stokes writes, teacher Anna Soffer "designed the course herself, relying heavily on the series Lost LA"—a co-production of the USC Libraries and public television station KCET that features the collections of the L.A. as Subject research alliance. Read the LAist story to learn more about Soffer and her course.

The USC Libraries also partner with the UCLA History-Geography Project, the Huntington-USC Institute on California and the West, and KCET to present the Lost LA Curriculum Project, which offers classroom teachers lesson plans that are aligned with statewide standards while incorporating primary sources and videos from the Lost LA series.