Primary Sources in the Classroom: Maximizing Student Engagement and Learning

A compelling primary source can bring a bit of mystery or a new piece of a puzzle into an elementary or middle school classroom. From Kindergarten to eighth grade, an analysis strategy to look at that source can lead to student engagement, critical thinking, and empowered learning. School librarian and author, Tom Bober, shares insights on the benefits that primary source analysis brings to student thinking and learning along with the steps and strategies to unleash them.

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Expand considerations around how to select compelling primary sources to support student learning.
Explore the role teachers play in primary source analysis to empower students’ engagement and learning.
Experience primary source analysis strategies that can be used with elementary and middle school students.