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We’re Coming to Boston for NCSS: Resources for Social Studies Teachers at the Library of Congress

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View, Boston, Massachusetts. Carol Highsmith,
View, Boston, Massachusetts. Carol Highsmith,

This year’s NCSS Conference will take place November 21-23 at the Hynes Convention Center in Boston, Massachusetts. You will find the education staff of the Library of Congress in booth number 821 in the exhibit hall.  In addition, we will present two sessions: Supported Inquiry into Civil Rights: Primary Sources and Oral History on Friday from 9:00am – 9:55am in Room 108 and Primary Sources . . . Public Action: The Civil Rights Act of 1964 on Saturday from 2:30pm – 3:25pm in Room 110.

Whether you are able to join us in Boston or not, take a look at this selection of some of our favorite ideas and resources for Social Studies teachers.

Explore  primary source sets which provide links to primary sources on specific topics and themes. A selection of these are also available as free interactive  Student Discovery Sets for iPads. We also have teacher-tested lesson plans on a variety of subjects.

Here are a few highlights from the Teaching with the Library of Congress blog:

Looking for more? Explore and the videos on the legislative process, webcasts on a variety of topics, Places in the News, with links to current maps and Today in History.

What are your favorite teaching resources from the Library of Congress?



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