Exploring the uses of primary sources in K-12 libraries and classrooms. We'll dig into resources and teaching strategies as well as talk to educators who are utilizing primary sources and others who curate these incredible items and use them in their work.
S2E5: Interview with Carole Boston Weatherford, author of Unspeakable: The Tulsa Race Massacre
S2E4: Interview with Steve Sheinkin, Author of Fallout: Spies, Superbombs, and the Ultimate Cold War Showdown
Find Steve's book, Fallout, Here
Steve Sheinkin's Website
S2E3 Interview with Colleen Paeff, Author of The Great Stink: How Joseph Bazalgette Solved London‘s Pollution Problem
Author Colleen Paeff shares how primary sources impacted her debut book, The Great Stink, from start to finish.
S2E2 Interview with Mary Johnson Manager of the Teaching with Primary Sources Teachers Network
Educator or not, you'll love this interview with Mary Johnson, manager to the Teaching With Primary Sources Teachers Network.
S2E1: Interview with Author/Illustrator Jennifer Thermes
I talk with Jennifer Thermes about her newest book, Horse Power: How Horses Changed the World
Jennifer Thermes Website
Library of Congress Online Collection
New York Public Library Digital Collection
American Museum of Natural History Digital Repository
Yale Peabody Museum Digital Collections
My Picture Book and Primary Source Blog Post for Horse Power
Connections with Archivists Rick Prelinger
Connections and ideas after listening to archivists Rick Prelinger on NPR's Bullseye with Jesse Thorn.
Bullseye Episode: https://www.npr.org/2021/05/03/993265829/archivist-and-documentary-filmmaker-rick-prelinger
Rick Prelinger's archives on Internet Archive: https://archive.org/search.php?query=mediatype%3Amovies++AND+collection%3Aprelinger&page=3
Rick Prelinger's Lost Landscapes: http://www.panix.com/~footage/
Rick Prelinger on Twitter: https://twitter.com/footage
Blog Post Exploring Actuality Film: https://blogs.loc.gov/teachers/2015/10/multimedia-moment-exploring-actuality-films-in-the-classroom/
Retired teacher and former archives education specialist
Retired teacher and former K-12 education coordinator at a Texas state agency archives.
Great introductory podcast! Definition of a specific primary source can be tricky but you navigated the waters admirably. Can’t wait to hear your next podcast.