Archive for September, 2013
What is a Primary Source? In the very simplest terms, a “primary source” is described as any record that was created at the time of an event by someone who was there. In short, an eyewitness account of some kind. Perhaps it is a photo, map, letter, or other document such as a census record. […]
Posted by Carol on September 17, 2013, under Document Spotlights.
September 17th is Constitution Day! Here are resources from the National Archives and some of our partner organizations for teaching about the Constitution.
Posted by Stephanie on September 10, 2013, under Online Tools, Teaching Activities & Lesson Plans.
An introductory video of educational resources available from the Center for Legislative Archives, featuring perspectives from teachers who use these records of Congress in their classrooms
Posted by Natalie on September 6, 2013, under Online Tools, Professional Development.
Social studies teachers participated in the Jimmy Carter Presidential Library and Museum’s 2013 Summer Seminar for educators, The Camp David Accords 35 Years Later: Looking Back to Discover Future Prospects for Mideast Peace, this past July.
Posted by Stephanie on September 4, 2013, under Professional Development.
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