National Archives Workshop

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National Archives and Records Administration Workshop

December 2011

9:00-11:30 Morning Sessions

Welcome – Mickey Ebert, Education Specialist

Some of Our Holdings Presentation – Jake Ersland, Archivist

Strategies for Finding Primary Sources – How and Where to Search in archives.gov – Jessica Edgar, Archives Specialist (Download Materials)

Getting into the Documents

  • Lincoln at Antietam Photo Analysis
  • WWI Enemy Alien Lesson

12:45-1:15 Afternoon Sessions

Interactive Lessons

  • Primary Sources in a Secondary World
  • DocsTeach.org

How to Teach Economics Using Primary Sources

  • Law of Unexpected Consequences: The Cotton Gin

Finding and Using Online Exhibits in Your Classroom