Exploring the Digital Public Library of America’s Primary Source Sets and Applications for Your Classroom

Monday 1:30 – 2:30 – Room A-1

Exploring the Digital Public Library of America’s Primary Source Sets and Applications for Your Classroom

Franky Abbott and Samantha GibsonDigital Public Library of America

In this session, presenters will introduce the Digital Public Library of America (DPLA) Primary Source Sets and explore strategies and ideas for how the sets can be used to support student research, inspire inquiry-based analysis, and enrich classroom experience. DPLA’s 100 Primary Source Sets were designed and created in collaboration with educators and cover topics in US history, American literature, arts and more.

Target Audience:

  • Middle School
  • High School
  • Teacher Training
  • Administrators

Subject Areas:

  • U.S. History
  • Multi-disciplinary
  • Technology