I think we all might agree that 2020 has been a very interesting year with lots of ups, downs, and unexpected changes. When I went to look for an image for this post I thought this one from Puck 1905 seemed to encourage hope for a wonderful 2021.
Join the Birds for Human Safety in celebrating a safe and festive holiday season.
Meet Delaney Ford, an intern in the Professional Learning and Outreach Initiatives Office at the Library of Congress and her work to make our teacher resources more accessible to teachers with younger students.
Learn about the Library of Congress Boccaccio Project and how the project invites students, especially those interested in performing and writing music, to engage in all of the processes inherent to musical artistry: creating, performing, responding, and connecting in response to the Covid-19 pandemic.
Share images of children living through the Influenza pandemic of 1918 and use them to spur analysis and comparison with the events of 2020.
Meet Julie Stoner, a reference librarian in the Geography and Maps Division.
Explore the charts W.E.B. DuBois created for the Paris Exposition and compare them to those created from 1870’s census information. What do they tell us about the African American community during this time?
Jason Reynolds explores the benefits of rest.
Explore the Lindgren Brothers’ maps and consider how maps are more than a representation of geographical facts.
Join us at the virtual 2020 National Council of Social Studies conference.