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2018 SOURCES Annual Conference

  • 1.  2018 SOURCES Annual Conference

    Posted 11-06-2017 02:54:00 PM
    Registration is open and completely free

    SOURCES Annual Conference
    University of Central Florida

    Orlando, Florida

    Saturday, January 27, 2018


    The Teaching with Primary Sources Program at the University of Central Florida (TPS-UCF) will be hosting the SOURCES Annual Conference (
    http://www.sourcesconference.com) at the University of Central Florida on Saturday, January 27, 2018.  The SOURCES Annual Conference is a free opportunity available to any educators interested in the utilization and integration of primary sources into K-12 teaching.  Presenters will focus on providing strategies for using primary sources to help K-12 students engage in learning, develop critical thinking skills, and build content knowledge, specifically in one or more of the following ways:
    • Justifying conclusions about whether a source is primary or secondary depending upon the time or topic under study;
    • Describing examples of the benefits of teaching with primary sources;
    • Analyzing a primary source using Library of Congress tools;
    • Accessing teaching tools and primary sources from http://www.loc.gov/teachers;
    • Identifying key considerations for selecting primary sources for instructional use (for example, student needs and interests, teaching goals, etc.);
    • Accessing primary sources and teaching resources from http://www.loc.gov for instructional use;
    • Analyzing primary sources in different formats;
    • Analyzing a set of related primary sources in order to identify multiple perspectives;
    • Demonstrating how primary sources can support at least one teaching strategy (for example, literacy, inquiry-based learning, historical thinking, etc.); and
    • Presenting a primary source-based activity that helps students engage in learning, develop critical thinking skills and construct knowledge.
    Registration is free and is now open for the SOURCES Annual Conference.  Please complete the information on the following linked page to register for the SOURCES Conference: http://www.sourcesconference.com/registration.html


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    Scott Waring
    Professor
    University of Central Florida
    Orlando, Florida
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