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Tip of the Week: PEEL graphic organizer

We want them to be able to make an argument using evidence, logic, and reasoning. And we want them to be able to do this in a variety of ways. 334 more words


Primary Source Materials for Your iPad

Primary sources are vital resources for educators. iTunes has collected various primary sources, including: historic film, documents, and oral histories. Many of their posted resources are free! Check it out here.


USGS historical topo maps

Maps are so cool. Historical maps are way more cooler. And online historical maps are even way more cooler. (I like saying way more cooler cause it makes me feel like a rebel.) 332 more words

Glenn Wiebe

Assignment 7: Primary Sources - (horustheavenger)

Question 1

  1. How did Pliny the Elder influence the model for future encyclopedias with his encyclopedia Natural History?
  2. http://ds.haverford.edu/fortherecord/wp-content/uploads/2012/07/Doody-Aude_Plinys-Natural-History.pdf


I found this article by searching for Natural History on Google. 133 more words

Assignment 7

Remembering Lincoln

Update: March 24

I want to highlight the live, interactive virtual field trip, hosted by Discovery Education and Ford’s Theatre this coming Thursday, March 26 at 1 pm ET. 731 more words


A Royal Visit

My typical day as director of Archives and Special Collections (ASC) is interesting and varied: a discussion with a potential donor, a meeting to plan an exhibit, creating catalog entries to facilitate discovery of our collections… Last Friday was interesting in an entirely different way. 553 more words


Tip of the Week: Using Artifacts to Teach Social Studies

I spent part of the past week in Topeka and Kansas City – not sure what was my favorite. On Wednesday, I climbed to the top of the Kansas State Capitol Building. 663 more words