So you might not have noticed something called the TPS Quarterly. TPS (for Teaching with Primary Sources) is the title of a great program run by the LOC folks and the Quarterly offers helpful strategies and articles that focus on the effective use of primary source documents.
The current issue explores how teachers can use primary sources to help students develop historical thinking skills. But it’s a breeze to browse through the archive back to the summer of 2008 and explore other issues that deal with:
- Making Primary Sources More Accessible PDF | html
- Supporting Inquiry Learning PDF | html
- Technology Integration PDF | html
- Differentiated Instruction PDF | html
- Promoting Critical Thinking PDF | html
- Literacy Integration PDF | html
You’ll find articles by well-known historians and authors, learning activities at a variety of levels, current research and teacher spotlights.
It’s a no-brainer. Whadda ya waiting for?