The Educational Outreach Division of the Library of Congress is seeking applications from current world history or world geography teachers for a Teacher-in-Residence position during the 2017-18 school year. Details about the position and application are available here.
Martin Waldseemuller’s map of the world, 1507
Each Teacher-in-Residence term is shaped by both the individual and the needs of the institution. In a blog post last year, Tom Bober, one of the Library’s 2015-16 Teachers-in-Residence, reflected on his experience:
I’ve had incredible collaborative relationships where the give and take of ideas has pushed me to give birth to new thinking. It has helped me to gain a deep and rich knowledge of students’ use of primary sources. My thinking has evolved in ways that I couldn’t have predicted.
—Tom Bober, 2015-16
Browse these blog posts to learn more about the work of past and current Teachers-in-Residence.
The application deadline is April 17, so don’t delay!
The deadline is rapidly approaching to apply for one of the five week-long Summer Teacher Institutes being held at the Library of Congress between June and August this year.
On January 18, 2017, Anne Savage of the Library of Congress Educational Outreach team packed up her rolling bag and headed out into the wonderful world of retirement.
As we consider adjusting our site to better support the Library’s K-12 educator audience, we’d like to ask for your help.
From July 31-August 4, the Library of Congress will host a special 5-day WWI-themed Summer Teacher Institute. The session is open to any K-12 educator interested in teaching with primary sources.
As part of our commemoration of the one hundredth anniversary of U.S. involvement in World War I, the Library has launched a new World War I topic page bringing together the richest resources in our collections, along with information about special events and upcoming programs.
The Library of Congress, National Archives and Records Administration, National Endowment for the Humanities, National Gallery of Art, National Park Service, Smithsonian Institution, and United States Holocaust Memorial Museum have joined together to update their portal to help users find materials that document struggles, accomplishments, and experiences of African Americans.
Abraham Lincoln on the steps of the U.S. Capitol, addressing an inaugural crowd at the end of a brutal war. Teddy Roosevelt leaning from the back of a railroad car to speak to an informal group gathered below him. Franklin Delano Roosevelt facing a row of radio microphones, addressing the nation—and the world—without leaving his home. […]
The Library of Congress is now accepting applications for its week-long summer institutes for K-12 educators
As the nation prepares to inaugurate the 45th person to hold this high office, explore the Library’s inauguration presentation for teachers to learn more about this historic event.