10 Resources for Teaching With Primary Sources - Best of 2015-16 School Year. All of this week I am on the road working with teachers in Texas, Kansas, and Arizona.
Rather than scrambling to write blog posts at the end of each day, I'm taking this time to feature some of the most popular posts and new tools of the 2015-2016 school year. I'm looking forward to next week's LOC virtual conference on teaching with primary sources. Thinking about the conference prompted me to put together the following collection of resources related to teaching history with primary sources. Before students can work with primary sources they need to understand the differences between primary and secondary sources. Common Craft offers a video in which the differences and relationships between primary and secondary sources are explained in a two minute story. Zoom In provides units of lesson plans built around primary source documents.
Historical Scene Investigation offers a fun way for students to investigate history through primary documents and images. Who Am I? A Great Explanation of Primary Sources vs. Secondary Sources. On Monday evening I hosted the first meeting of the spring section of Teaching History With Technology.
One of the topics that I covered was using technology to support students as the read and work with primary sources. Before a student can search for, read, or cite a primary source he or she needs to be able to identify the differences between the two. The Minnesota Historical Society offers a fantastic video on the topic of primary v. secondary sources. By watching the short video students can learn what a makes a resource a primary or secondary source.
The video provides a handful of examples of each along with a description of what makes the example a primary or secondary source. Teaching History With Technology will be offered again during the summer along with two other online professional development courses for teachers. UC Press E-Books Collection, 1982-2004.
Welcome - The Flow of History. Two Valuable Labor Day Resources. UH - Digital History. Unit 3 Maps. Historiana. Historical Resources. Primary Source Documents. Startseite. Historiana - Vaše brána do minulosti. British Council Film Collection. Karta - strona główna. Library Genesis. Main page. Fold3.com - Historical military records. Behind the Name - the Etymology and History of First Names. Seventeen Moments SSSR.
Main Page - Documents in Russian History. Archives photos du DHM, le nazisme au quotidien. Recovered German History in Documents and Images. The History Project - University of California, Davis. Home Page.