Primary sources can sometimes be confusing for even the most skilled teacher. Dr. Betsy cuts through the confusion in her Ask Dr. Betsy podcasts. Not only does Dr. Betsy answer some of our most asked questions about primary sources, she’ll also answer questions posed by our listeners.
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Ask Dr. Betsy Podcasts
- What is a Primary Source?
- Movies as Primary Sources
- What is the Difference Between a Primary and a Secondary Source?
- Sacred Texts as Primary Sources
- Music as a Primary Source
- Translations as Primary Sources
- Commercials as Primary Sources
- Monuments and Memorials
- Propaganda: The Only Source You'll Ever Need
- Literature as a Primary Source
- Architecture and Landscape as Primary Sources
- Artwork as a Primary Source
- Does it Have to be Old?
- Newspapers as Primary Sources
- Is it a Primary Source? Tricky Sources Considered
- Finding and Evaluating Primary Sources on the Web
- What do Archaeologists Do?
- Quilts as Primary Sources on the Underground Railroad
- Stone Tools as Primary Sources
- Primary Sources for Studying the Environment
- Incorporating Animals into Social Studies Lessons
- Cartoons as a Primary Source (NEW!)
- Using Clothing as a Primary Source (NEW!)
- Myths and Cautions for Teaching with Textiles (NEW!)
- Oral Histories as Primary Sources (NEW!)