The Primary Source Podcast
S1E12 Why Pair Picture Books and Primary Sources in Student Research

S1E12 Why Pair Picture Books and Primary Sources in Student Research

April 5, 2021

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/

S1E11: Interview with High School Librarian Courtney Pentland

S1E11: Interview with High School Librarian Courtney Pentland

March 15, 2021

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about sensitive or traumatic historical events as well as utilizing local institutions that hold collections of historical documents and items.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

S1E10: Building News Literacy with Historical News Primary Sources

S1E10: Building News Literacy with Historical News Primary Sources

February 15, 2021

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.

https://products.abc-clio.com/ABC-CLIOCorporate/product.aspx?pc=A6272P

S1E9: Interview with Kirsten Larson, author of Wood, Wire, Wings: Emma Lilian Todd Invents an Airplane

S1E9: Interview with Kirsten Larson, author of Wood, Wire, Wings: Emma Lilian Todd Invents an Airplane

February 1, 2021

https://www.penguinrandomhouse.com/books/611319/wood-wire-wings-by-kirsten-w-larson-illustrated-by-tracy-subisak/

Pairing Picture Books and Primary Sources: The Teachers March!

Pairing Picture Books and Primary Sources: The Teachers March!

January 18, 2021

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 

S1E7:Creating Transcripts from Primary Sources

S1E7:Creating Transcripts from Primary Sources

January 4, 2021

What resources are available and what are the benefits to students creating their own transcripts from primary sources?

https://crowd.loc.gov/

http://fixitplus.americanarchive.org/ 

S1E6: Interview with History Teacher Donna Catapano

S1E6: Interview with History Teacher Donna Catapano

November 23, 2020

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 

S1E5:Online Learning and Primary Sources

S1E5:Online Learning and Primary Sources

November 9, 2020

Show Notes:

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

S1E4: Overlooked Features in Chronicling America Newspaper Database
S1E3: The Newspaper Navigator Search App, an Educator’s View

S1E3: The Newspaper Navigator Search App, an Educator’s View

September 22, 2020

Looking at the new Newspaper Navigator Search App from the Library of Congress to search images on Chronicling America.
Newspaper Navigator Search App: https://news-navigator.labs.loc.gov/search
Chronicling America: https://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov
Beyond Words: http://beyondwords.labs.loc.gov
Ben Lee, Library of Congress 2020 Innovator in Residence: https://twitter.com/lee_bcg
School Librarians United Podcast: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/school-librarians-united-with-amy-hermon/id1434321470 

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