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Browse Blog - primary sources

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Anthony Pellegrino's Teaching with Class in Mind

May 25 2011
How can you make history relevant to your students? Social studies/history education professor Anthony Pellegrino suggests teaching thematically—in this case, with class and labor. [...] »

Asian Pacific American Heritage Month 2011

May 17 2011
Scratch the surface of Asian Pacific American history this May, and keep digging. [...] »

Michael Yell's Strategies for Using Primary Sources in Your Classroom

May 9 2011
Combine strategies to create new techniques! Mike Yell combines DBQs and Response Groups. [...] »

Ron Gorr on Go to the Source (GTTS) Activities

May 4 2011
Primary sources are crucial for historical study. AP history teacher Ron Gorr suggests ways to better incorporate them into lesson plans. [...] »

Joe Jelen on the New York Public Library Digital Gallery

Apr 25 2011
This digitized photographs contained in this collection can be incorporated into lesson plans in a variety of exciting ways. [...] »

Anthony Pellegrino's Into the Weeds: Harnessing the Power of Music to Teach Social Studies

Apr 11 2011
Present the context first, or later? Teaching with music can be valuable both ways, says teacher educator Anthony Pellegrino. [...] »

Searching for Sesquicentennial Sources

Apr 1 2011
Teaching the Civil War? With the sesquicentennial kicking off, resources are popping up left and right! [...] »

Joe Jelen on Google's Art Project

Mar 28 2011
Budget cuts mean field trip cuts, right? Wrong! Check out high school teacher Joe Jelen's summary of this impressive new tool from Google. [...] »

Presidents in the Library

Feb 18 2011
Happy Presidents Day! What better place to turn to for presidential history resources than libraries dedicated to the presidents? [...] »

Ron Gorr's Trifecta: Primary Sources, Technology, and Student Interaction in One Activity!

Feb 7 2011
How can you bring 21st-century teaching into curriculum you've already developed and use? AP U.S. History teacher Ron Gorr substituted online and in-person research and discussion for a quiz and a lecture. [...] »

 
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