Differentiated Instruction, Vol. 2, No. 1, Winter 2009
This issue explores how teachers can use primary sources to help differentiate instruction to better meet the needs of all learners.
More about this issue's theme
Primary Sources and Differentiated Instruction
In this feature article, the authors describe various methods for successfully differentiating instruction for all learners using primary sources.
Research and Current Thinking
Summaries of and links to online resources-articles, research reports, Web sites, and white papers-that provide research and current thinking relating to the issue's theme.
Renee Van Pelt, a fourth-grade teacher in Pinckneyville, Illinois, uses primary sources to capture students’ interest and differentiate instruction.
Learning Activity – Elementary Level
This activity engages students at various academic levels in examining the Declaration of Independence and introduces them to several Library of Congress online activities and resources.
Learning Activity – Secondary Level
Students of all academic levels will practice higher-order thinking skills in this activity by analyzing multiple Library of Congress primary sources relating to slavery in the antebellum South.
TPS Quarterly Archive
Previous issues of the Teaching With Primary Sources Quarterly are available through this archive.