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Uncovering our history : teaching with primary sources

Author: Susan H Veccia
Publisher: Chicago : American Library Association, 2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Using primary sources to teach history, which goes beyond rote memorization of dates and facts, has been incorporated into the educational standards of nearly every state. For overburdened K-12 teachers, librarians, and media specialists, complying with those standards is easier said than done." "In this handbook, Susan Veccia offers readers practical ways to incorporate these standards into their curriculum, using  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Instructional and educational works
History
Sources
Curriculum resource
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Susan H Veccia
ISBN: 0838908624 9780838908624
OCLC Number: 53021708
Description: viii, 143 pages : illustrations ; 28 cm
Contents: Primary sources : magical moments of insight --
The American Memory website from the Library of Congress --
Finding materials online --
Strategies for teaching history / contributed by Stanlee Brimberg --
It's elementary! / contributed by Gail Petri --
History told firsthand in middle school / contributed by Laura Wakefield --
Focus on the questions in high school / contributed by Michael Federspiel --
Professional development : the road ahead --
Going to the source.
Responsibility: Susan H. Veccia.
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This handbook for educators and librarians offers guidance for incorporating primary sources into the history curriculum. It gives particular attention to the resources available at the Library of  Read more...

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