A photograph can prompt your students to look closely, think about what they see and what they know, and maybe even ask questions that lead to further research and investigation.
Through primary source inquiry and discussion, teachers can present a more nuanced telling of school desegregation and the complexity of state-federal relationships.
Learn about tectonic plates and helping students learn about earthquakes.
Today, primary sources about radium can prompt students to ask questions that can drive inquiry in science and social studies classes.
Meet Jen Reidel, the 2019-2020 Library of Congress Teacher in Residence.
Meet Amara Alexander, the 2019-2020 Albert Einstein Distinguished Educator Fellow at the Library of Congress.
In the September 2019 issue of Social Education, the journal of the National Council for the Social Studies, our “Sources and Strategies” article featured two pages from James Madison’s Original Notes on Debates at the Federal Constitutional Convention which described the events of Monday, June 18, 1787.
In this post, you will find resources to invite your students to think about how space plays a part in transnational interactions, using photographs to better understand Mexico/U.S. border spaces.
Explore the relationship between scientific literacy and civic behavior through newspaper articles written to discourage the popular practice of “measles parties.”
How do you observe Constitution Day?