Social Education November/December 2003
Connecting with the Past
Lee Ann Potter
History becomes much more than past events and important dates, when students investigate the subtle clues buried in primary sources.
Big and Famous is Not Always Better
Daniel F. Rulli
Documents do not need to be elaborate to be useful classroom tools. Short, lesser-known documents can teach students a world of history.
Archival Facilities Across the Nation
Heres a useful list of National Archives facilities around the country. Also included is a list of state archives that are responsible for preserving valuable records.
How do I use them?
Primarily, It's Serendipity
James A. Percoco
The correspondence between a baseball commissioner and President Franklin Roosevelt offers a creative approach to teaching World War II during baseball season.