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Common Core and Primary Sources in the TPS Journal

Published on Wed, 08/22/2012

The Vol. 1, No. 2, Fall 2012, TPS Journal issue on the Common Core and primary sources features a lead article, "Primary Sources: At the Heart of the Common Core State Standards," by Emerging America Director, Rich Cairn. More.

Rich Cairn

Civics and Social Studies Curriculum and Instruction Specialist, Collaborative for Educational Services
Rich Cairn founded Emerging America in 2006, which features the Library of Congress Teaching with Primary Sources program at the Collaborative for Educational Services, and the National Endowment for the Humanities Landmarks of American History program, "Forge of Innovation: The Springfield Armory and the Genesis of American Industry." The Accessing Inquiry clearinghouse, supported by the Library of Congress TPS program promotes full inclusion of students with disabilities and English Learners in civics and social studies education.