The Library of Congress invites you and your students to join in a virtual program that features best-selling author—and former classroom teacher—Rick Riordan. He will be talking with students about his new book, “Magnus Chase and the Gods of Asgard, Book 3: The Ship of the Dead.”
The program will take place on Tuesday, October 3, 2017 from 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM EDT, and will be streamed live from the Library of Congress in Washington, DC, at this URL: https://youtu.be/gSOqTQojWlM
We thought it would be a unique way to celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month–as well as the work of our former interns–by highlighting some of their blog posts related to Hispanic heritage.
I also understand that a lecture, textbook, or slideshow will not engage students in the same way as a primary document. I am thrilled to begin as Teacher in Residence at the Library of Congress for 2017-2018.
The start of the school year also brings with it the start of Poetry 180, and this year is particularly exciting—we’ve added 10 new poems to the mix.
Are you coming to the 17th annual Library of Congress National Book Festival ? It’s this Saturday, September 2nd at the Washington Convention Center.
We are delighted to launch another year of ideas and conversation at Teaching with the Library of Congress!
Beginning with a pilot program in 2008, the K-12 Web Archiving Program has engaged hundreds of middle and high school students from schools around the United States in selecting, describing, and preserving Web content. Through September 17, the program is accepting applications for new and returning partners from middle and high schools.
I left New Jersey with good wishes, lots of hugs, and a few tears. When I got to Washington, DC, I was welcomed by the Educational Outreach staff of the Library of Congress with a mutual eagerness to collaborate and a personal hope that my contributions could affect educators.
The Library of Congress invites you and your students to join a virtual program on a famous legal case that cleared the way for interracial marriage in the United States.
At this year’s Jonah S. Eskin Memorial Program, Patricia Hruby Powell will speak about her new young people’s book, “Loving vs. Virginia.” Hruby Powell’s book features illustrations by Shadra Strickland.
The Library of Congress invites you and your students to join in a virtual program to celebrate El día de los niños/El día de los libros (Children’s Day/Book Day), an official literacy celebration of the American Library Association.