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Sometimes, exposure to new resources (like the richness of the
American Memory collections) and ideas leads to a rethinking or a
deeper understanding of the teaching and learning process.
|Article Name||Date Published|
|Virtual Americana: The Novice in the American Memory Archives|
Lehigh professors collaborate to develop assignments that could not readily be completed using traditional class materials to guide their students through the 7 million item American Memory collection and make the events, in one student's words, become “real in a way that a textbook or a teacher lecture could never have done.”
|April 06, 2004|
|Evolution of a School Library|
Jennifer Schwelik’s experiences as an American Memory Fellow motivated her to rethink the role of her school’s library; she reflects on the process in this feature article.
|November 20, 2002|
|Using an Adams Photograph of Manzanar as a Primary Source|
Historian and educator Laura Mitchell models the careful analysis of Ansel Adams’ photograph of the maternity ward at Manzanar’s hospital.
|April 01, 2002|
|Evaluating Historical Sources|
Historian and educator James Giese reminds us to consider issues of reliability, bias, and accuracy as we teach students to use primary sources.
|February 01, 2002|