Do your students love to ask questions? Or would they rather just have the answers? The Primary Source Analysis Tool can help you guide them, either way.
What’s the difference between an observation and an inference? It’s a distinction that’s key to critical thinking.
A great way to cut down the hours of lesson planning is by looking at standards-based learning opportunities for your students. The Library of Congress has a tool to help teachers find classroom materials that meet state standards.
The Library of Congress is working to make it easier for you to keep up with what’s new at the Library and to share your favorites with others. At the top of many pages of the Library’s Web site is a toolbar allowing you to share links through sites such as Facebook, Twitter and Google, or to email, print or save the file. Look for the icons labeled Print, Subscribe or Share/Save.
Looking for Library of Congress resources for elementary students? Check out America’s Library.
Learn how to get started with an easy-to-use tool to guide students through primary source analysis.
Have questions about the online collections of the Library of Congress and effective ways to use them in the classroom? Help might be just a few clicks away. The Ask a Librarian feature on the Library’s Web site puts you in touch with Library staff—including me—and is an excellent place to turn for information you …
“There are millions of primary sources online at the Library of Congress! Where do I start?” is a common question from K-12 educators. Get some answers in this brief intro to the Library of Congress Teachers Page.
When I talk with teachers about online primary sources from the Library of Congress, I often spend a few minutes describing the Library itself, and my colleagues thought that might be a useful post on this blog, too. The Library of Congress, founded in 1800 to provide Congress with access to law books, was initially …
Looking for primary sources relating to a specific period in United States history? Try using the American Memory Timeline from the Library of Congress.