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Primary sources in the early elementary classroom

It’s never too early to introduce students to primary sources. Often when we discuss Primary Sources we see how rich they make content but we often forget to look at how it enriches Social Studies content for our youngest students.  685 more words

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Curious names.

I often run across odd names in the course of my research, and I love to share them – it’s always good for a laugh. Yesterday, I came across a bloke named ‘William By-West-half-the-Water’ in 14th century King’s Lynn, Norfolk. 49 more words

Tip of the Week: World War One Museum and Centennial goodies

June 28, 1914.

Despite warnings of a Serbian plot to assassinate him, Archduke Franz Ferdinand, heir to the throne of the Austro-Hungarian Empire, took his wife on a visit to Sarajevo, Bosnia-Herzegovina. 329 more words


A Very Cool Website & Some Fun Ideas

I teach my methods students here at KSU to “constantly think about teaching.”  To do this, we always look for things to use even for small parts of lessons.   191 more words

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Civil Rights Summit

This year marks the 50th Anniversary of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. The LBJ Museum is hosting a Civil Rights Summit April 8 – 10 and 4 of the 5 living Presidents will be speaking during the summit. 69 more words


New Primary Sources Available Online

Doherty recently added online access to a number of primary source collections. These additions make it easy to search and view thousands of historical documents. 251 more words

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Digitial Reproductions

This weeks readings were focused on the process of the process of converting primary materials into digital representations. This specific topic is interesting to me, as I am interested in archiving and preserving primary materials. 275 more words