Staff from the Library of Congress will be in booth 151 at the annual convention of the National Council for Teachers of English (NCTE) in Houston on November 16-18, and we’d love to chat with you and give you a personalized tour of the Library’s primary source collections, teaching materials, and professional development resources. Even if you can’t join us in person, though, you can explore these online resources to promote the teaching of literacy, language, and literature.
Detail from O Captain! My Captain! printed copy with corrections, 1888
The Raven, 1884, image 1
Home page, Archive of Recorded Poetry and Literature
Of course, this blog has published numerous posts on topics of interest ranging from point of view, poetry, reading complex text, and beyond, drawing on the vast collections and expertise available from the Library of Congress.
We encourage you to examine the collections and teaching materials, to poke around this blog, and to stop by and say hello if you’re at NCTE. And please take a moment to leave a comment letting us know what you discover!
Join the LC Learning and Innovation Office staff for a workshop at the NSTA Area Conference 11/16/18 from 12:30 p.m.- 1:30 p.m. If you’re unable to join us at NSTA in November, you can still browse the many teaching resources available online related to science, technology, engineering, and mathematics.
Whether or not you attended the NAfME conference, you can explore these avenues to music education resources.
Chronicling America has within its collection fourteen Native American newspapers covering most of the end of the nineteenth century and the beginning of the twentieth.
From March through August of 2018, on the last Friday of each month, there was a Story Time for young readers at the Library featuring a book from Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library, often read by the author.
In the October 2018 issue of Social Education, the journal of the National Council for the Social Studies, our “Sources and Strategies” article focuses on a film featured in the Library’s new National Screening Room,
Did you know that it’s been 200 years since Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley wrote the classic horror novel Frankenstein? Learn how the Library of Congress will celebrate this notable anniversary.
Around Halloween, children are often introduced to the startling folk song “Skin and Bones.
Are your students beginning their research for the National History Day contest? Many of the millions of Library of Congress digitized primary sources highlight events that led to triumph or tragedy.
Who was the youngest person to serve as president of the United States? Which president was a Rough Rider during the Spanish-American War? Who was the first president to win the Nobel Peace Prize? Which president unsuccessfully ran for a third term in office as the standard-bearer of the Bull Moose party? Which president’s name […]