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  • Foundations: Selecting Primary Sources


  • Thoughtfully selecting a primary source can be critical for the success of an educational activity, to ensure that students will be engaged and able to work effectively with the source. In this webinar, Library of Congress education specialists share their criteria and processes for selecting primary sources. Participants practice the selection process as well and reflect on how they can select appropriate and effective sources for their students.

Event Date

  • July 08, 2020

Running Time

  • 56 minutes 23 seconds

Online Format

  • video
  • image
  • online text

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