Episode 23: World Digital Library

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Looking for primary sources to use in your world history courses? Look no further than the World Digital Library for primary sources from archives, museums, and cultural institutions all over the world. Watch the video below for an overview of how to find primary sources on the World Digital Library website. Want to learn more…

Three Tips for Supporting Historical Research in Your Classroom

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This post was adapted from GHS’s session at the 2015 Georgia Council for the Social Studies Conference titled Help! I’ve Been Assigned a Research Project: Supporting Historical Research in Your Classroom.  Preaching to the Choir Before we get to the three tips for supporting historical research in your classroom, I want to do a little…

Episode 22: Help! I’ve Been Assigned a Research Project. Part 2, Selecting Your Topic

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During Georgia Archives Month, GHS will release three episodes in a series of videos called Help! I’ve Been Assigned a Research Project.This video series is designed to help guide students through the process of completing historical research. Watch two contestants play the exciting game Select Your Topic! You will learn the dos and don’ts of…

Episode 21: Help! I’ve Been Assigned a Research Project. Part 1, What is Historical Research?

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During Georgia Archives Month, GHS will release three episodes in a series of videos called Help! I’ve Been Assigned a Research Project.This video series is designed to help guide students through the process of completing historical research. Dive into history with our first episode in the series to find out what deep-sea treasure hunting and…

Episode 20: Georgians React to the United States Constitution

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In the latest episode of Sophia’s Schoolhouse, Dr. Stan Deaton, The Dr. Elaine B. Andrews Distinguished Historian, analyzes a letter written by Lachlan McIntosh in 1787. In the letter, McIntosh gives his opinion of the newly created Constitution. Through his analysis of this primary source, Dr. Deaton gives us a glimpse into how Georgians reacted…

Episode 19: Understanding the Constitutional Convention

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Join Stan Deaton, Ph.D. in Sophia’s Schoolhouse to learn about the 1787 Constitutional Convention. Get insight into the people and circumstances surrounding the creation of the most important document in American history. Inspired to study the United States Constitution? The Georgia Historical Society has developed a free online course to help you improve your knowledge!…