Tag archives for primary & secondary sources

  1. Using Primary Sources to Reach Reluctant Readers and Teach Reading Skills

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    In the first breakout session at the DEN Pre-con in Hershey, presenter Elizabeth Shotwell  readily admitted hating social studies in high school because it was just memorizing facts. It was a History of Civilization class in college and a professor who said that history was just the “juiciest gossip” that got passed down through the […]

  2. Digital Docs: Atlanta Time Machine

    Looking for interesting and engaging historical photos to use with students? Try Atlanta Time Machine! This site is full of interesting historic photos of various locations around Atlanta! Use photos from Atlanta Time Machine with History Pin to create an engaging and interesting artifact for a Georgia history assignment. This is a photo of the original Waffle House, located […]