Download Transcript: Historical Inquiry, SCIM-C Method (part 1)

SCIM-C is a scaffolded system for teaching students how to think historically. The SCIM-C method asks students to examine sources in five steps: (1) Summarize; (2) Contextualize; (3) Infer; (4) Monitor; and (5) Corroborate. This video describes using the SCIM-C process to analyze primary sources.

Source: Peter Doolittle, David Hicks, and Tom Ewing, SCIM-C Explained, 2009, accessed September 16, 2011.


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