I don’t know if it says something about me, but I have always been fascinated with propaganda posters. When I was in the classroom, I probably spent more time than I had to focusing on the various symbols, messages, and styles the US government used during World War I and World War II to gain […]
Posted by Christopher Zarr on May 30, 2013, under Common Core, Document Spotlights, Teaching Activities & Lesson Plans.
I co-wrote today’s post with Stephen Wesson at the Library of Congress. It is also posted on the Teaching with the Library of Congress blog. In 10 words or less, it’s what we’ve got and how we got it. But we’ll go on. Because we get asked this question a lot. Both of us do. And because both […]
Posted by Stephanie on April 18, 2013, under Document Spotlights, Partner Organizations.
Today’s post comes from Carol Buswell, education specialist at the National Archives at Seattle. Archives are almost nothing like libraries, except that they are open to the public for research purposes. Be prepared to learn something completely new. First, let’s talk about what you’re probably used to: libraries. Libraries collect documents. They are in competition […]
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