From NYPL's Center for Research in the Humanities, Doc Chat pairs an NYPL curator or specialist and a scholar to discuss evocative digitized items from the Library's collections and brainstorm innovative ways of teaching with them.
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William Wade, Atlantic Dock, Brooklyn, N.Y., 1851; NYPL Digital Collections, Image ID: 800700.
Interactive maps are a great way to introduce students to maps! By allowing students to explore them, they can learn the many different ways of how to create maps and analyze them for their own research. Check out a few recommendations, in the list below!
In our local branches, there is a wide range of educational materials that students can use to enhance their understanding of maps and geography. Click the following tabs, to see some recommended reads that you can check out!
An African American family; Reading books, 1922 Digital Collections ID #1229126
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