The Library’s Learning and Innovation Office is gathering information to help inform our plans for the future.
One hundred years ago, on January 25, 1919, the delegates to the Paris Peace Conference approved a proposal to create the League of Nations. Nearly a year later, on January 16, 1920, the League held its first meeting with its stated principal mission of maintaining world peace.
R. Nathaniel Dett was one of the earliest composers to arrange African-American folk melodies in new, creative settings.
2018 was a banner year for additions to the Library’s online resources. Here is a list of a few new resources you may want to explore or share with your students.
As you start back to school in the new year, we wanted to highlight a few outstanding posts from other Library of Congress blogs that you may have missed. Hopefully they’ll spur some ideas for classroom activities featuring the Library’s collections.
New Year’s Day 2019 was a landmark for American copyright law. For the first time in twenty years, published works of expression—including books, music, and films—started moving out of copyright protection and into the public domain.
How do we view our planet Earth? What do elementary or middle school students understand about what it was like for people who saw Earth for the first time from Apollo 8, the first crewed mission to the moon?
Apply to participate in a Library of Congress Summer Teacher Institute.
All of us here wish you a year full of opportunities to try out your dance moves, new classroom activities, and wonderful adventures.