2014 NCSS Conference: Teaching with Primary Sources + Boundless Resources = Boundless Potential

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“Teaching with Primary Sources + Boundless Resources = Boundless Potential.”  Library of Congress’s Teaching with Primary Sources  Program. 

Panelists L to R: Claire Machosky, Eastern Suffolk BOCES; Sophia Sineath, Georgia Historical Society; Jill Beccaris-Pescatore, Montgomery County Community College.

Panelists L to R: Claire Machosky, Eastern Suffolk BOCES; Sophia Sineath, Georgia Historical Society; Jill Beccaris-Pescatore, Montgomery County Community College.

In 2012, GHS received a grant from the Teaching with Primary Sources (TPS) Eastern Region at Waynesburg University to promote the use of primary sources in Georgia’s classrooms. TPS Eastern Region asked GHS and two other grantees with interdisciplinary projects to present on a panel at NCSS. Our panel discussion centered around the potential for primary sources to teach content and literacy across multiple disciplines.  Use the links below to learn more about the projects discussed during the panel session:

If you have not been on the Library of Congress Teacher’s Page recently, you will want to investigate some of their new resources. If your school has ipads, you will want to download the Library’s new free Student Discovery Sets. If you have any difficulty navigating the Library of Congress website looking for classroom resources, please reach out to me for tips and ideas. You are always welcome to email or call at ssineath@georgiahistory.com or 912-651-2125, ext. 152.

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