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 012: How to Read and Learn from Maps

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Discover how to read and learn from historical maps with guest host Erica Carter on this episode of Sophia’s Schoolhouse. You will learn about map symbols, cardinal directions, and the history of cartography. Explore the links posted below the video for more resources on maps. Additonal Map Resources: National Parks WebRangers Activity: Reading a Map…

Episode 11: Dr. Torrey’s Lantern Slides

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Georgia’s students, teachers, and parents are counting down the last few days before summer vacation. Soon, social media sites will be full of fun summer photos from beach vacations and lazy afternoons. Watch the latest episode of Sophia’s Schoolhouse to learn about one way people shared their vacation selfies before the internet. Visit this episodes…