Wishing You a Wonderful Thanksgiving

While we celebrate with family and friends, we leave you with this image from the Harper’s Bazaar 1894 Thanksgiving issue.  Have a wonderful Thanksgiving and we’ll be back with you next week.

Harper's Bazaar--Thanksgiving 1894. Louis J. Rhead

Harper’s Bazaar–Thanksgiving 1894. Louis J. Rhead


Helping Students Read Between the Lines: Identifying Bias and Attitude in Newspapers for the Presidential Election of 1912

In the November/December 2015 issue of Social Education, the journal of the National Council for the Social Studies, our “Sources and Strategies” article focused on analyzing newspapers from the presidential election of 1912, an unusual contest at an unusual time.

Primary Sources in Science Classrooms: We’ll See You at the NSTA Conference in Philadelphia

The National Science Teachers Association (NSTA) is hosting an Area Conference in Philadelphia November 12-14 at the Pennsylvania Convention Center.

Educational staff from the Library of Congress will facilitate a workshop on Thursday called “Science as a Human Endeavor: Analyzing Historical Primary Sources from the Library of Congress.”