Conducting Authentic Historical Inquiry

Conducting Authentic Historical Inquiry

Engaging Learners With SOURCES And Emerging Technologies

Book - 2020
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"The authors examine how social studies teachers can use web 2.0 tools to augment instruction in their classrooms, using a pedagogical framework SOURCES to enable students to engage in historical inquiry with primary sources in an informed and scaffolded fashion. SOURCES is an acronym to identify the steps ofhistorical inquiry: Scrutinizing the fundamental sources; organizing thoughts; understanding the context; reading between the lines; corroborating and refuting; establishing a plausible narrative; summarizing final thoughts. The use of Web 2.0 tools, such as social networks and blogs, are omnipresent among students, and their integration into the learning experience is intended to increase motivation, collaboration, and visualization of student work, as well as "providing opportunities and venues for sharing work and solutions globally." Per the authors, "this book will provide a detailed collection and rationale for the implementation of a wide array of emerging technological applications into the teaching and learning process, their role in supporting each phase of the SOURCES pedagogical framework, and varied examples of the merging of technological and pedagogical applications in the social studies classroom""--
Publisher: New York, NY :, Teachers College Press,, [2020]
ISBN: 9780807764046
Characteristics: 194 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Additional Contributors: Hartshorne, Richard 1971-


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