This post is by Jen Reidel, the 2019-2020 Library of Congress Civics Teacher in Residence. During periods of crisis, Americans have often been called to practice civic virtue, placing the common good above individual need. Children historically have actively supported national objectives during wartime in age appropriate ways, including buying and selling war savings stamps, collecting […]
Join Library of Congress education specialists every Tuesday and Thursday at 2pm ET for free online Office Hours for education. Each session will include a twenty-minute topical presentation with plenty of time for questions and answers with Library experts. Learn more at //loc.gov/teachers/professionaldevelopment/office-hours/ May 12: Exploring the History of the Library of Congress through Primary […]
Register now for this webinar! The exhibition “Shall Not Be Denied” tells the story of the largest reform movement in American history with documents, photographs and scrapbooks from a diverse group of women who changed political history 100 years ago. Many suffragists donated their personal collections to the national library so that their stories would […]
Learn how roadside architecture including Lucy the Elephant can be used in primary source analysis.
See how a discussion about life during the Covid-19 pandemic led to a discussion of primary sources related to the history of barbering and hair cutting.
Today’s post is highlighting some online interactives and mobile apps that feature the Library’s collections and were developed specifically for students by our Teaching with Primary Sources partners.
Join Library of Congress education specialists this week’s Office Hours! Get information on the Veterans History Project for Educators and Effectively Using the Digitized Manuscript Collections.
This newsletter is the second in a series of guest posts from Jason Reynolds, the National Ambassador for Young People’s Literature, and was originally published on the main Library of Congress blog. This is the May newsletter by Jason Reynolds, the National Ambassador for Young People’s Literature. When I was a kid, bedtime was bad […]
Join us for a webinar that will introduce educators to the Question Formulation Technique.