In this guest post, teacher Maria Adamson shares techniques for drawing students into the messiness of history, and giving them practice asking critically minded questions of the sources they encounter. Using this approach, she developed two new teaching activities focusing on identification papers of several Chinese people who were "on exhibit" in an ethnographic display in Philadelphia in 1899.
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Check out our sister blog, The Unwritten Record, for a great list of film footage for National History Day projects for this year's theme: "Communication in History: The Key to Understanding"!
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Join the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum for a virtual conference for educators on March 24, 2021: Dignity and Justice for All: Stories of Protest, Resistance, and Change.
Read about two students who researched visual sources to create a National History Day documentary about attorney Minoru Yasui.