Teaching with Primary Sources Western Region presented 2 sessions at the Colorado Council for Social Studies Conference on April 14th, 2017. Connecting to Colorado’s Future Through its Past: Teaching with Primary Sources and the Colorado Encyclopedia This session highlighted our partnership with the Colorado Humanities to deliver professional development opportunities and primary source strategies and […]
The Teaching with Primary Sources program at Metropolitan State University of Denver offers up these top 10 tools for researching with the Library of Congress.
In this presentation, Dr. Roland Schendel, literacy specialist and professor at MSU Denver, offers up some great activities for using primary sources to promote literacy in the classroom. Included literacy activities are reading comprehension strategies, writing strategies, and other literacies in the Language Arts like music. This presentation was given at the National History Day […]
Literacy strategies can be easily implemented into primary source analysis instruction in social studies classrooms. The Text Discussion Protocol is a great way to help students break down complicated text while ensuring that everyone’s voice is heard. This presentation was given at Colorado Council for Social Studies Conference in April 2016. Need more […]
Engaging students in their medium is one of the most important things to teaching in the 21st Century. This presentation will help teachers understand different social media platforms, introduce them to various social medias they can use in their classroom, how to implement primary source analysis through social media, and examine instructional strategies using social media. […]