Bring your questions! Bring your experiences! Bring your friends! The Library of Congress is hosting its second online conference for teachers, and you’re invited.
Award-winning children’s author Tonya Bolden will offer the keynote presentation. She’ll discuss her process of research for writing children’s books about historical figures.
The conference will run from 4-8pm ET on October 25-26. Over the course of two days, there will be 15 one-hour sessions facilitated by Library specialists, instructional experts from the Library’s Teaching with Primary Sources Consortium, and other recognized K-12 leaders.
- A wide range of topics from visual literacy and historical thinking to historic newspapers and the history of the Library of Congress;
- A focus on finding and using primary sources;
- Certificates for participating in sessions will be available.
Each session will be recorded and certificates will also be available for a limited time to those who view the recordings.
The events are free, but registration is required. For more information and to register, go to: http://www.loc.gov/teachers/professionaldevelopment/webinar/online-conference-2016.html
Interested educators can follow the preparations for the conference on Twitter at @TeachingLC and by following #LCTeachConf.