26 episodes

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.

The Primary Source Podcast Tom Bober

    • Education
    • 5.0 • 15 Ratings

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.

    S3E2: Interview with Author Julia Lyon

    S3E2: Interview with Author Julia Lyon

    Interview with Julia Lyon, author of A Dinosaur Named Ruth. Julia talks about the many primary sources she came across in her research about Ruth Mason who found countless dinosaur bones on her land in South Dakota.
    https://www.julialyon.com/

    • 20 min
    S3E1: Interview with Librarian Amanda Jones

    S3E1: Interview with Librarian Amanda Jones

    My interview with Amanda Jones, middle school librarian and SLJ Librarian of the Year, has us talking about our collaboration over a lesson containing primary sources that just wasn't going well at first. 
    Find out more about Amanda Jones here: https://sites.google.com/view/abmack33/home

    • 23 min
    S2E9: Interview with Chris Barton, author of Moving Forward: From Space-Age Rides to Civil Rights Sit-Ins with Airman Alton Yates

    S2E9: Interview with Chris Barton, author of Moving Forward: From Space-Age Rides to Civil Rights Sit-Ins with Airman Alton Yates

    Chris and I talk about his newest book and the deep and broad research dives that happen when researching a historically-based nonfiction picture book.https://www.simonandschuster.com/books/Moving-Forward/Chris-Barton/9781534473652 

    • 32 min
    S2E8: Interview with Librarian Rebecca Newland

    S2E8: Interview with Librarian Rebecca Newland

    Rebecca talks about students' work with primary sources and literature as well as collaboration with colleagues.
    Rebecca's Blog Posts in the From the Catbird Seat blog
    National Child Labor Committee Collection (Lewis Hine)

    • 25 min
    S2E7: Interview with Rich Cairn and Alison Noyes from Emerging America (EmergingAmerica.org)

    S2E7: Interview with Rich Cairn and Alison Noyes from Emerging America (EmergingAmerica.org)

    Emergingamerica.org
    Accessing Inquiry Overview http://www.emergingamerica.org/accessing-inquiry/overview 
    Disability History through Primary Sources http://www.emergingamerica.org/accessing-inquiry/disability-history-through-primary-sources 
    Universal Design - applied to teaching History and Civics http://www.emergingamerica.org/accessing-inquiry/universal-design 
    Inquiry Strategies http://www.emergingamerica.org/accessing-inquiry/inquiry-strategies 
    Professional Development Workshops Overview - lists Emerging America courses http://www.emergingamerica.org/professional-development/workshop-overview

    • 30 min
    S2E6: Interview with Kirsten Larson, author of A True Wonder: The Comic Book Hero That Changed Everything

    S2E6: Interview with Kirsten Larson, author of A True Wonder: The Comic Book Hero That Changed Everything

    Find Kirsten Larson's book here: https://www.hmhbooks.com/shop/books/a-true-wonder/9780358238423

    • 25 min

Customer Reviews

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TexAids ,

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.

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