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Texts on teaching with text-based and electronic primary sources:

Barton, K. C., & Levstik, L. S. (2003). Why don't history teachers engage students in interpretation? Social Education, 67, 358-361.

Bolick, C.M. & McGlinn, M.M. (2004) Harriet Jacobs: Using on-line slave narratives in the classroom. Social Education. 68(4).

Stearns, P. (1998). Why Study History. American Historical Association. Retrieved August 28, 2005 from:

Veccia, S. H. (2004). Uncovering our history: Teaching with Primary Sources. Chicago: American Library Association.

Texts on digital history:

Bull, G. B. (2005) Digital stories and historical narratives. Unpublished draft.

Clarke, W. G. & Lee, J. K. (2004). The promise of digital history. The Clearing House 78(2), 84-87.

Lee, J. K. and Molebash, P. (2004). Outcomes of various scaffolding strategies on student teachers' digital historical inquiries. Journal of Social Studies Research 26(1), 25-35.

Molebash, P.E. (2004). Web historical inquiry projects. Social Education, 68 (3), 226-229.

Texts on technology and student learning:

Cradler, J., McNabb, M., Freeman, M., & Burchett, R. (2002). How does technology influence learning? Learning and Leading with Technology, 29(8), 46-49.

Rice, M. L., & Wilson, E. K. (1999). How technology aids constructivism in the social studies classroom. The Social Studies, 28-33.

Rose, S. A., & Fernlund, P. M. (1997). Using technology for powerful social studies learning. Social Education, 61(3).

Web-based resources for teachers:

IMovie HD in the Classroom. Retrieved August 19, 2005, from

Magnatune. Retrieved August 19, 2005, from

Using Digital Media with Windows XP: A Guide for Educators. Retrieved August 19, 2005 from

Other digital libraries with images and primary sources:

The Library of Congress Learning Page. Retrieved August 19, 2005, from

New York Public Library Digital Collection. Retrieved August 19, 2005, from

The Perseus Digital Library. Retrieved August 23, 2005 from

U.S. National Archives and Records Administration. Retrieved August 19, 2005, from