In this episode, we discuss the use of primary and secondary sources in the elementary social studies classroom. We explore the definitions for both primary and secondary sources, examine how they are connected to K-5 standards and curriculum frameworks, and visit various digital resources where teachers can find engaging primary sources for their students.
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Social Studies Education in a Multicultural Society (Elementary Education) was created by Lori T. Meier for the Fall 2020 semester as part of East Tennessee State University's Open and Affordable Course Material Awards Program.
Meier, Lori T., "Episode 4: Primary & Secondary Sources" (2021). Social Studies Education in a Multicultural Society (Elementary Education). 4.