33 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.

    S4E6: Interview with Kate Hannigan, author of Josephine and Her Dishwashing Machine

    S4E6: Interview with Kate Hannigan, author of Josephine and Her Dishwashing Machine

    Find out more about Kate Hannigan's book here: https://astrapublishinghouse.com/product/josephine-and-her-dishwashing-machine-9781635926217/
    And on Kate's website: https://www.katehannigan.com/ 

    • 21 min
    S4E5: Interview with Carolyn Yoder, Editorial Director at Calkins Creek

    S4E5: Interview with Carolyn Yoder, Editorial Director at Calkins Creek

    Carolyn shares the importance of primary sources from an editorial point of view. View the titles she talked about and more here: https://astrapublishinghouse.com/imprints/calkins-creek/

    • 43 min
    S4E4: Interview with Chris Barton, Author of Glitter Everywhere! Where It Came From, Where It’s Found, & Where It’s Going

    S4E4: Interview with Chris Barton, Author of Glitter Everywhere! Where It Came From, Where It’s Found, & Where It’s Going

    Find Chris Barton's book here: https://www.penguinrandomhouse.com/books/705263/glitter-everywhere-by-chris-barton-author-chaaya-prabhat-illustrator/

    • 28 min
    S4E3: Interview with Grace Lin, Author of Chinese Menu: The History, Myths, and Legends Behind Your Favorite Foods

    S4E3: Interview with Grace Lin, Author of Chinese Menu: The History, Myths, and Legends Behind Your Favorite Foods

    • 24 min
    Interview with Meghan McCarthy, Author of Action!: How Movies Began

    Interview with Meghan McCarthy, Author of Action!: How Movies Began

    https://www.meghan-mccarthy.com/

    • 31 min
    S4E1: Interview with author Anna Crowley Redding

    S4E1: Interview with author Anna Crowley Redding

    Author Anna Crowley Redding shares how primary sources impacted her newest picture book, Courage Like Kate: The True Story of a Girl Lighthouse Keeper.

    • 34 min

Customer Reviews

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15 Ratings

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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