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Technology Integration, Vol. 2, No. 2, Spring 2009

This issue explores how teachers can use technology to bring primary sources into their classrooms to enhance learning.
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Wreckage of USS Arizona, Pearl Harbor, Hawaii

Primary Sources and Technology Integration
In this feature article, the authors demonstrate how to integrate technology and primary sources into instructional design to support learning goals while building students' critical thinking and other 21st century skills.

Photograph of student, 1939

Research and Current Thinking
Summaries of and links to online resources-articles, research reports, Web sites, and white papers-that provide research and current thinking relating to the issue's theme.

Lisa Brose, elementary school teacher

Teacher Spotlight
Lisa Brose, an elementary school teacher in Fort Collins, Colorado, uses technology and primary sources together to engage students in her classroom.

The Builder's Dictionary: or, Gentleman and Architect's Companion

Learning Activity – Elementary Level
In this online activity, students explore the books of Thomas Jefferson to discover what his books can tell them about this historical figure's many roles in life and the values of his time.

TMartin Waldseemühler's 1507 World Map

Learning Activity – Secondary Level
Students will build their analytical skills and develop an understanding of the choices that went into making one of the world's most important maps through use of an interactive map and online activity.

Children reading

TPS Quarterly Archive
Previous issues of the Teaching With Primary Sources Quarterly are available through this archive.

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