In case you are wondering, I am in the midst of grading and expect to have your grades by tomorrow. I also have some suggestions for improving some of your lesson plans and will send those out to you individually.
I am pleased that I was able to explore the Library of Congress website and collections. I had no idea how many opportunities and resources that would be available. The thoughts that these resources are so easily assessable make it ever…"
"I thought the online Library of Congress was interesting. I wasn't really sure what I was getting myself into taking the class, but I like online resources that are easily accessible to my students. One thing I learned was that it was more…"
"I really liked the article on "What Does It Mean to Think Historically...and How Do You Teach It?" I especially liked the points of thinking historically but remembering about "persepctives" of the author. I think the section on reliability…"
"I have intentionally waited to write my class reflection. During the class I was blown away with the amount and quality of resources available on the Library of Congress website. Although the class's focus was on primary sources, the LOC had so…"
"The articles dealing with Thinking Historically were written with history/ social studies in mind, however, as a secondary generalist I can see how these ideas can be used across the curriculum spectrum. So often we as teachers focus on the…"
"I enjoyed exploring the different areas of the Library of Congress, and wow! what a vast collection of materials and activities. I continued looking at what the library has to offer in the hopes that I can find primary sources I will be able to use…"
I so hope this works! Please let me know if you can read this file. It isn't loading in a manner that I am accustomed to! Thank you so much. Have a great summer! Judy
Maritime PioneersMaritime Pioneers.doc"
"As a learner, I felt frustrated, anxious, and lost. I was a rat in a maze and someone kept moving the cheese. The Library of Congress is not user friendly. The information on the LOC site seems to be disjointed. To find sources on a specific topic,…"
"These two articles were great. They made me stop and think about how I viewed “historical thinking’ and if that was what I was actually teaching. I loved the article What Does it mean to Think Historically? by Andrews and Burke. The break down of…"