Teaching with Primary Sources

Primary sources are the raw materials of history. Primary sources are engaging and support the development of historical knowledge, critical thinking skills, and reading ability. The Georgia Historical Society is in a unique position to offer educators in Georgia and the United States classroom resources and professional development to support the use of primary sources in the classroom. As professional historians, archivists, and educators we live and breathe primary sources. The resources below are designed to help educators locate quality primary sources and use them to develop meaningful learning experiences.