S1E13: Interview with Rob Sanders, author of The Fighting Infantryman: The Story of Albert D. J. Cashier, Transgender Civil War Soldier
Rob Sanders shares the primary sources he found when researching the story of Albert Cashier and how they impacted the final story.
Begins by exploring the fantastic picture book Above the Rim and delves into the benefits of bringing paired picture books and primary sources into parts of the research process.
Pairing Picture Books and Primary Sources KQ Blog Post: https://knowledgequest.aasl.org/pairing-picture-books-and-primary-sources-above-the-rim-how-elgin-baylor-changed-basketball/
Picture Books and Primary Sources Blog Posts Archive: https://knowledgequest.aasl.org/author/tbober/
Courtney and I talk about using primary sources when learning about sensitive or traumatic historical events as well as utilizing local institutions that hold collections of historical documents and items.
Courtney Pentland on Twitter: https://twitter.com/livluvlibrary
An overview the role that historical news plays in my new book, Building News Literacy: Lessons for Teaching Critical Thinking Skills in Elementary and Middle Schools.
S1E9: Interview with Kirsten Larson, author of Wood, Wire, Wings: Emma Lilian Todd Invents an Airplane
Looking at the gathering of resources for my upcoming blog post focused on pairing primary sources with the picture book The Teachers March! How Selma's Teachers Changed History.
Blog post (and past posts): https://knowledgequest.aasl.org/author/tbober/
American Archive of Public Broadcasting Special Collections: https://americanarchive.org/special_collections
I interview middle/high school history teacher, Donna Catapano on her thoughts about using primary sources with her high school students.
@ms_catapano on Twitter
Donna's FDR article in History Is Now Magazine: http://www.historyisnowmagazine.com/blog/2020/10/18/do-franklin-d-roosevelts-handling-of-issues-of-race-show-he-is-not-the-ideal-democrat#.X7x_BqpKjGI
Library of Congress Primary Source Analysis Tool: https://www.loc.gov/static/programs/teachers/getting-started-with-primary-sources/documents/Primary_Source_Analysis_Tool_LOC.pdf
TPS Teachers Network: https://tpsteachersnetwork.org/teaching-online-with-primary-sources/recent