Project Overview

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Recommendations for Integration



Real World Learning Objects: Language Arts

Discovering Cleveland’s History

Supplementary Resources


Supplemental resources for instructors teaching outside of Ohio and the Cleveland area.

  • The American Memory Project from the Library of Congress  This is a searchable collection of “written and spoken words, sound recordings, still and moving images, prints, maps, and sheet music that document the American experience.” An excellent starting point for researching any area of the United States.
  •  Making of America  “represents a major collaborative endeavor to preserve and make accessible through digital technology a significant body of primary sources related to development of the U.S. infrastructure.”
  •  The Digital Library of Georgia “gateway to Georgia's history and culture found in digitized books, manuscripts, photographs, government documents, newspapers, maps, audio, video, and other resources.”
  • Minnesota Historical Society Visual Resources Database “historical collections [that] visually represent Minnesotans, their lives, landscapes, leisure and occupations from the pre-territorial period to the present.
  • New York Public Library Digital Library
  • Repositories of Primary Sources