Primary Source Creation Station: Web 2.0


Thank you for joining usThis July 12, 2011 hands-on workshop will be facilitated by Carrie Veatch; TPS-UNC participant, Instructor for Vilas Online School and Library of Congress Mentor. You will learn how to captivate your students by combining technology and primary sources in your classroom using free Web 2.0 tools such as Prezi, Glogster, LiveBinders, Animoto, ZooBurst and others. You will leave this workshop with at least two completed classroom activities using different online tools. Don’t be scared! You don’t have to be a “techie” to participate, just willing to learn. Lunch will be provided.Can earn college credit. 


Class Wiki: TPS Creation Station

Agenda (Print Version)



Computer Lab

Sign in, pick up materials,



Welcome, Introductions  

 Overview of the Day


Guest facilitator

Carrie Veatch,

Educator and Library of Congress Mentor

Morning Session

Summarize the Visible Thinking article (Making Thinking Visible)

Introduction of Web 2.0 tools (Overview of Tools)

Demo and Instruction on how to use

Discussion: How will I use in my classroom

10 minute break

Graphic Organizer

Stripling Model of Inquiry


Computer lab

Hands-on computer time to create activity using

one of the tools introduced  (Library of Congress Ref guide)


(30 minutes)


Credit/assignment information


Carrie Veatch

Afternoon session

Introduction of Web 2.0 tools

Demo and instruction


10 minute break

Additional Resources

Primary Sources and Web 2.0

Computer lab

Hands-on computer time

Computer Lab

Post projects to Wikispaces

Online gallery walk

Complete evaluations

Computer Lab

Giveaways, Close

Current News

New resource: Book Backdrops developed by our summer institue participants.

Calendar of Events:

Coming this Fall 2015

Transforming America: America in the Gilded Age (Date to be announced soon)

Other offerings this fall will be Essentials Exploration and a Special Topics workhop focused on WWII