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NATIONAL RESOURCES (they do include New York resources as well):


American Memory from the Library of Congress
http://memory.loc.gov/ammem/browse/index.html

Materials in the Library of Congress and other institutions' collections.  
Curriculum Materials - select New York under "State", the grade you are interested and "Social Studies".  Also check out their Teacher pages .


Primary Source Analysis Tool

http://www.loc.gov/teachers/primary-source-analysis-tool/


Teaching with Primary Sources Treasures Boxes 
http://tps.waynesburg.edu/67-southwest-pennsylvania-partner/339-at-boxes-and-resource-cds  

Each American Treasures boxes and Resource CDs is based on a specific topic from American history. The American Treasures boxes consist of a Resource CD, printed documents and images from the Library of Congress and ideas on how they can be incorporated into the classroom.  TPS staff members are currently assembling American Treasures boxes and Resource CDs, each based on a specific topic from American history. The American Treasures boxes consist of a Resource CD, printed documents and images from the Library of Congress and ideas about how you might incorporate the materials into your classroom. Collections currently available are listed below.

In addition, at your request, staff members will collect Library of Congress resources on a topic which would best suit your classroom needs. While there is no guarantee that digitized primary source documents are available, every effort will be made to provide you with documents that support your objectives. Upon completion, you will be provided with a Resource CD that includes appropriate documents, as well as printed copies of specific documents and images, when possible. Some documents that have been digitized at a high resolution can even be printed out poster size.

National Archives Teaching with Documents Lesson Plans
http://www.archives.gov/education/lessons/



NEW YORK RESOURCES

New York State Archives

http://www.archives.nysed.gov/aindex.shtml

Provides access to historical and state-specific records.


Ancestry.com through the New York State Archives

http://www.archives.nysed.gov/research/res_ancestry.shtml

Free access to New York state information.


Documents and Learning Activities at the New York State Archives

http://digitalcollections.archives.nysed.gov/index.php/Browse/Index/target/ca_occurrences#



New York State Historical Association - Classroom Resources

DBQs and lessons incorporating primary sources.  (Click on Research Library.)


New York Digital Heritage

http://www.nyheritage.org/

Primary sources supported by the NY 3R's Association.


Erie Canalway - National Heritage Corridor 

http://www.eriecanalway.org/learn_teachers.htm

They provide grants for fieldtrips.



LOCAL RESOURCES

Madison County Historian's page

https://www.madisoncounty.ny.gov/historian/home


Madison County Clerk's historical documents page

https://www.madisoncounty.ny.gov/county-clerk/genealogy-research


Madison County Historical Society

http://mchs1900.org/


Oneida County Clerk's historical documents page

http://www.ocgov.net/oneida/historicalrecords


Oneida County Historical Society

http://www.oneidacountyhistory.org/



GLOBAL RESOURCES


a full scope and sequence for the 9th and 10th grade course   
in alignment with the Common Core and Social Studies Framework - with free resources.

World Digital Library 

 12,320 items about 193 countries between 8000 BCE and 2000 CE

British Museum 
In 2016 contains 2,267,394 records available, which represent more than 3,500,000 objects. 946,840 records have one or more images.

British Library 
A digital library containing some of the core printed primary and secondary sources for the medieval and modern history of the British Isles.  Contains 
key printed primary and secondary sources for the history of Britain and Ireland, with a primary focus on the period between 1300 and 1800. Was founded by the Institute of Historical Research and the History of Parliament Trust in 2003. In 2016 the collection contains over 1,260 volumes and is always growing.

WORLD HISTORY SOURCES 

The Center for History and New Media (CHNM) at George Mason University received funding from the National Endowment for the Humanities and the Gladys Krieble Delmas Foundation to create World History Sources.


A Selection of Subscription Resources
Gale WORLD HISTORY IN CONTEXT
(Check with your school librarian for password.)

http://ic.galegroup.com/ic/whic/?p=WHIC&u=nysl_ce_moboces  .Click on "Advanced" and limit to "primary sources" there are other formats as well "images" etc.


EBSCO / ABC Clio - DAILY LIFE THROUGH HISTORY (Check with your school librarian for username and password.)

http://databases.abc-clio.com/Multi/   - Especially check out the Perspectives section.


Britannica IMAGEQUEST (Check with your school librarian for username and password.)

http://quest.eb.com/#/  For copyright free for educators images; photographs of artwork, sculpture, etc.






ASSESSMENTS

Assessments & primary sources:

http://beyondthebubble.stanford.edu/

History assessments developed by the Stanford University History Education Group.



APPS:

CONGRESSIONAL MOMENTS
https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/congressional-moments/id650013451?mt=8
From the makers of the award winning Civic Quotes iPad app, Congressional Moments explores key legislation that still impacts our lives today, including child labor, civil rights, the SEC, the National Park Service, the Marshall Plan and women's suffrage. Learn about the difference between primary and secondary sources by taking the interactive quiz. Look closely in the gallery at a wide range of photographs and images ordered by topic and type. Watch videotaped statements by two leading National Council for the Social Studies (NCSS) teachers on how to get the most out of primary sources, and learn in the final section how to look at primary sources with a critical eye.



TRAINING VIDEOS:

Library of Congress Self-Directed Moduleshttp://www.loc.gov/teachers/professionaldevelopment/selfdirected/

Six training modules (i.e. supporting inquiry using primary sources, analyzing primary sources, etc.)


More Professional Development from Library of Congress  http://www.loc.gov/teachers/professionaldevelopment/tpsdirect/pdplanbuilder/


NYS Archives Instructional Videoshttp://www.archives.nysed.gov/a/digital/video/video_instructional_classroom.shtml

Training modules by format (i.e. using photographs, using maps, etc.)


Differentiating Instruction Archived Webinarhttp://www.waynesburg.edu/web/tps/tpseasternregion/webinars

Webinar on differentiating in the classroom through using primary sources.

PEDAGOGY
SCIM-C
Professor David Hicks (Virginia Tech) Explains SCIM-C (video)

Professor David Hick's TPS project website - Using SCIM-C  and SCIM-C in Action



Who was Nellie Bly?  (Example with documents)

USING PRIMARY SOURCES WITH ELEMENTARY SCHOOL STUDENTS

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LINKS TO OTHER GOOD WEBSITES:

Cyberman Primary sources webpage  http://cybraryman.com/primary.html

ACES and the Gilder Lehrman Center at Yale University http://teachingprimarysources.wordpress.com/

South Central Research Library Council (Ithaca, NY) TPS lesson plans http://scrlc.libguides.com/historyunbound

Massachusetts Historical Society http://www.masshist.org/education/lessonplans


Japanese American Internment During World War II:  http://www.loc.gov/teachers/classroommaterials/primarysourcesets/internment/

NYC School Library System, Standards and Curriculum webpage http://schools.nyc.gov/Academics/LibraryServices/StandardsandCurriculum/default.htm 

Empire State Information Fluency Continuum:  http://www.slsa-nys.org/files/1674412/empire%20ifc.pdf

Developing Multiple Literacies for Young Learners  https://www.waynesburg.edu/c/document_library/get_file?uuid=ec0a5e89-4836-47f6-b2d0-4c2d776c6c6c&groupId=193395 (Link moved.  Trying to relocate.)


Trish Vlastnik's documentary on the dust bowl created with primary sources:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kpd-7KsbIhM

Trish is an elementary school librarian at Swint Elementary in Jonesboro, GA.

Primary Source links from the New York State Archives by Julie Daniels.

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For the classroom:

  1. Help with playing, saving or copying resources from the Library of Congress website.   http://rometc.wikispaces.com/Wednesday%2C+June+29
  2. More videos to give you ideas about using different types of primary sources in your classroom and also how to access documents from local government clerk's offices:  http://www.archives.nysed.gov/a/digital/video/video_instructional_classroom.shtml
  3. Analysis tools by format:   http://www.archives.gov/education/lessons/worksheets/
 
 
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