Teacher resources and professional development across the curriculum
Teacher professional development and classroom resources across the curriculum
Reflect on how you teach Korea and the Cold War in your classroom. How would you teach it differently with primary sources?
Now consider these lesson ideas contributed by Primary Sources teachers:
In reflecting on the workshops, I think teachers could use the primary source documents for a one- to two-week unit to supplant teaching the post-World War II period. Teachers can use additional sources for the unit, such as newspapers, congressional records, and personal histories (Richard Nixon, Alger Hiss, local congressmen, and senators). They can also raise issues about domestic life, how things like education and poverty relief were reflections of Cold War concerns. The following questions can be used to guide student research: