Ashley Melville, Professional Learning Specialist for Cobb County School District in Marietta, GA, and Andrew P. Minigan, Right Question Institute’s Director of Strategy, Education Program, discuss how students can use the Question Formulation Technique (QFT) to guide analysis of primary source documents and primary source learning.
Primary source documents can be more than just handwritten letters and diaries, or maps and legal documents. They can also be historical periodicals, representative of timely trends. Find out how resources from the American Antiquarian Society Historical Periodicals Collection serve as primary source documents for student research.
The tragic events that unfolded in Paris this month have focused attention on satire and political cartoons and put a spotlight on this form of expression that has existed for centuries. In this article, EBSCO’s Director, Product Management Services & Archives, Richa Tiwary, summarizes a presentation she gave on political cartoons throughout history.