The following badges will be awarded to students that prove their ability to use the given digital databases that each badge represents. Tutorials for most of these databases are available in the Briefcase. Each badge is hyperlinked to the database it represents. Every database listed here has large holdings on World War One. Those that lack information on your specific Service Member or their Unit will still hold significant documents for piecing together historical context.
Reflection, FEedback, REvision
The following badges will be awarded to students that prove their ability to participate in the important processes that each badge represents. Each is linked to a document describing that process. Included in these processes are approaches to developing strong research questions, giving and receiving feedback, and revising plans and strategy based on results and feedback.
Maps & Mapping
The following badges will be awarded to students that prove their ability to work with and create maps. Students will need to both analyze historical maps and pair them with other forms of historical documentation in order to draw evidence-based conclusions about the past. Students will also need to show an ability to gather location-based data in their research and use digital mapping software to visually share that data.
Historical THinking, Research, & ANalysis Skills
The following badges will be awarded to students that prove their ability to apply core Historical Thinking Skills to a new project focus. Using these skills, students will demonstrate a sensitivity to subjectivity in both primary and secondary sources, the need to check different sources against each other, and the ability to use specific details from sources to support any conclusions that they reach about the historical moment they have studied.