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Archive: June 2018 (2 Posts)

One woman watches as another examines with a magnifying glass an ornate, decorative image on a printed page

History isn’t boring! Final thoughts from a year well spent

Posted by: Cheryl Lederle

During my time as Teacher in Residence, I've had the joys of working with specialists and experts to expand my own knowledge and discover new ways to introduce primary sources into my classroom. I've also had the frustrations inherent in any research that forced me to reshape and refocus my question for any number of reasons. All these experiences helped me to rediscover my love for primary sources, enhance my own research and critical thinking skills, and - more importantly - remind me what it’s like to be a student, searching for the right answer, but discovering more questions.