Teaching and Learning with Primary Sources
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Bradley University Teaching with Primary Sources - Home

Bradley University Teaching with Primary Sources - Home | Teaching and Learning with Primary Sources | Scoop.it
This site describes the work of the Bradley University TPS project. It contains lesson plans and webquests which are based on the use of primary sources found in the Library of Congress.
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Smithsonian Education - Women's History Teaching Resources

Smithsonian Education - Women's History Teaching Resources | Teaching and Learning with Primary Sources | Scoop.it
Educational information, activities and resources for educators, families, and students. Educational materials emphasize inquiry based learning with primary sources and museum collections. Smithsonian visit planning for educators, students and families.
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K-12 Professional Development Opportunity: Teaching with WWI-Related Primary Sources | Teaching with the Library of Congress

K-12 Professional Development Opportunity: Teaching with WWI-Related Primary Sources | Teaching with the Library of Congress | Teaching and Learning with Primary Sources | Scoop.it
K-12 Professional Development Opportunity: Teaching with WWI-Related Primary Sources. A blog post at "Teaching with the Library of Congress" on 2018-02-27.
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French's Slave Census, July 1799 · 

Explore this collection of George Washington related primary sources.
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Continental Army Muster Roll, 1779 · 

Explore this collection of George Washington related primary sources.
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Teaching with Place at Mount Vernon · 

Teaching with Place at Mount Vernon ·  | Teaching and Learning with Primary Sources | Scoop.it
Using Mount Vernon to Teach with Place Place is a unique primary source. A visit to Mount Vernon provides a full sensory experience for visitors who explore the grounds, buildings, and gardens. From the furnishings in rooms and art on the walls, to the plants in the gardens and fence-lined walking...
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African Americans - Rhode Island - Nellie M. Gorbea

African Americans - Rhode Island - Nellie M. Gorbea | Teaching and Learning with Primary Sources | Scoop.it
State of Rhode Island: Nellie M. Gorbea
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iCivics Updates Free Online Tool for Teaching History and Civics

The new version of DBQuest from iCivics was redesigned for easier sharing, use on tablets, teacher tracking of student progress and simpler addition of new teaching modules. The work was supported with a grant from the Library of Congress and relies on the use of primary sources from the library's online collections.
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Libraries Blog: Explore the Powerful Histories of African-Americans

Libraries Blog: Explore the Powerful Histories of African-Americans | Teaching and Learning with Primary Sources | Scoop.it
A new and especially interesting database has been added to the Libraries’ collection, entitled “African American Communities,” tha
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Build Literacy through Digital Storytelling

Build Literacy through Digital Storytelling | Teaching and Learning with Primary Sources | Scoop.it
The process of creating a digital story provides an authentic opportunity to practice essential literacy skills of reading, writing, speaking, and listening.
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The Magical Power of Artifacts

The Magical Power of Artifacts | Teaching and Learning with Primary Sources | Scoop.it
If you are a self-proclaimed history nerd like me, you know that artifacts have amazing powers. Even as a child, I would hold a historical object (my great grandmother's depression glass o
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In K-12 classrooms, teaching about Confederate monuments can be tricky. A new article by a VCU professor and alumna aims to help.

In K-12 classrooms, teaching about Confederate monuments can be tricky. A new article by a VCU professor and alumna aims to help. | Teaching and Learning with Primary Sources | Scoop.it
A new article co-written by a VCU School of Education professor and a former VCU history graduate student provides guidance to middle and high school teachers across the country about how best to discuss and debate the ongoing controversy over Confederate monuments.
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After 950 years stunning tapestry ‘comes home’

After 950 years stunning tapestry ‘comes home’ | Teaching and Learning with Primary Sources | Scoop.it
Is the world’s most famous embroidery actually British? As France today confirms the loan of the Bayeux Tapestry, an age-old debate has revived over who made the miraculous masterpiece.
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Teaching the Politics and Meaning of Maps

Teaching the Politics and Meaning of Maps | Teaching and Learning with Primary Sources | Scoop.it
Claire Campbell   I like maps. A lot. I used to study the Rand McNally Road Atlas on long car trips. Sometimes when I’m homesick I’ll meander through Halifax on Google Streetview. And this year I’m team-teaching a new course on “The Politics and Meaning of Maps.” The Premise This is an Integrated Perspectives course,…
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Summer Professional Development Around the National Archives

Summer Professional Development Around the National Archives | Teaching and Learning with Primary Sources | Scoop.it
This summer, join us for one of our professional development workshops for educators. Native American Professional Development Series Webinars Programs in our Native American professional development series feature new resources for locating and using Federal records related to American Indians and Alaska Natives: New American Indian & Alaska Native Resources and Programs, May 17 Bringing Native Voices…
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Black History Month resources for teachers

Black History Month resources for teachers | Teaching and Learning with Primary Sources | Scoop.it
This Black History Month collection highlights lessons, primary sources, articles and videos about the people, events and legislation that defined life for African Americans in the U.S. from the Civil War to the Civil Right
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The American Revolution from a British Perspective, 1763-1783 - Access

The American Revolution from a British Perspective, 1763-1783 - Access | Teaching and Learning with Primary Sources | Scoop.it
British Online Archives offers scholars and academics the primary sources to advance their research within the humanities and social sciences.
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How a Tenn. history teacher uses primary sources

How a Tenn. history teacher uses primary sources | Teaching and Learning with Primary Sources | Scoop.it
Daniel Warner, a US history teacher at a Tennessee high school, uses the different ideologies of African-American leaders Booker T. Washington and W.E.B. Du Bois to help his students link the past with the present. In this Q&A, he explains how a Reconstruction-era unit ends with a debate based on the views of Washington and Du Bois using primary sources.
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digitalpubliclibraryofamerica: Primary Source...

digitalpubliclibraryofamerica: Primary Source... | Teaching and Learning with Primary Sources | Scoop.it
digitalpubliclibraryofamerica: “ Primary Source Sets for Black History Month Students and educators, don’t miss our Primary Source Sets on African American history, literature, & arts! Topic
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Massachusetts: Library of Congress Primary Sources by State - Primary Source Set | Teacher Resources - Library of Congress

Massachusetts: Library of Congress Primary Sources by State - Primary Source Set | Teacher Resources - Library of Congress | Teaching and Learning with Primary Sources | Scoop.it

Selected Library of Congress primary sources for Massachusetts. Documents and artifacts including maps and images.

 
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Teaching with WWI-Related Primary Sources Face-to-Face Workshop - For Teachers (Library of Congress)

Teaching with Music-Related Primary Sources Face-to-Face Workshop
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Nazi Propaganda — United States Holocaust Memorial Museum

NAZI PROPAGANDA INTRODUCTION Propaganda is the dissemination of information to influence or control large groups of people. In totalitarian regimes like Nazi Germany, propaganda plays a significant role in consolidating power in the hands of the controlling party.
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Primary Source Archives Online - New England History Teachers Association

Primary Source Archives Online - New England History Teachers Association | Teaching and Learning with Primary Sources | Scoop.it
Runaway Slave Advertisements of North Carolina  The North Carolina Runaway Slave Advertisements project provides online access to all known runaway slave advertisements (more than 2300 items) published in North Carolina newspapers from 1751 to 1840.
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#RememberTheLadies: Teaching the Correspondence of John and Abigail Adams in the Age of Social Media - Common-placeCommon-place: The Journal of early American Life

#RememberTheLadies: Teaching the Correspondence of John and Abigail Adams in the Age of Social Media - Common-placeCommon-place: The Journal of early American Life | Teaching and Learning with Primary Sources | Scoop.it
Translating John and Abigail’s correspondence into contemporary social media posts prompted students to look outward and consider the continuities and discontinuities between past and present social media.
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A New Approach to Teaching To Kill a Mockingbird

A New Approach to Teaching To Kill a Mockingbird | Teaching and Learning with Primary Sources | Scoop.it
Join us for our online course, “Teaching To Kill a Mockingbird,” which will help you bring a fresh approach to exploring Harper Lee’s classic work with your students.
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Our Documents - Jefferson's Secret Message to Congress Regarding the Lewis & Clark Expedition (1803)

Our Documents - Jefferson's Secret Message to Congress Regarding the Lewis & Clark Expedition (1803) | Teaching and Learning with Primary Sources | Scoop.it
OurDocuments.gov. Featuring 100 milestone documents of American history from the National Archives. Includes images of original primary source documents, lesson plans, teacher and student competitions, and educational resources.
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