Blogger Spotlight: Primary Sources and Summer Reading

July 19th, 2013

In this week’s edition of the Blogger Spotlight, we highlight great new tools for teaching your students about primary sources and suggestions for keeping your students engaged with literature during the long summer months.

Want to help students analyze challenging primary sources? Use EDSITEment’s helpful collection of guides.

Looking to learn about our Presidents and their speeches? Check out the Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History’s great inaugural addresses.

 What do teachers know? Read Nancy Flanagan’s analysis of the special skills teachers gain over time.

Looking for great texts to introduce in the classroom? Check out EDSITEment’s portal for summer reading ideas.

A place for nonfiction: Read Holly Korbey’s list of engaging nonfiction books your students will enjoy as summer fare.

Summertime fieldtrips: Nora Fleming explains how visiting libraries and museums can provide great benefits for young learners.

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