The Primary Source Podcast
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 

S1E2 Interview with Author Linda Elovitz Marshall

S1E2 Interview with Author Linda Elovitz Marshall

September 7, 2020

Interview with author Linda Elovitz Marshall about the role primary sources play in her new book, The Polio Pioneer from Penguin Random House.

KQ Picture Book and Primary Sources posts

S1E1 Inaugural Episode

S1E1 Inaugural Episode

September 1, 2020

In the inaugural episode we answer: What is this podcast? and What is a primary source?

Show links to primary source definitions:
Library of Congress: https://www.loc.gov/programs/teachers/getting-started-with-primary-sources/ 
University of Massachusetts Boston: https://umb.libguides.com/PrimarySources/secondary
Smithsonian: https://siarchives.si.edu/history/featured-topics/stories/what-primary-source 

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