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Online Educational Events: Using the Library of Congress Digital Music Collections, July 21, and Analyzing Multiple Perspectives, July 22

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Mural Honoring Scott Joplin. Photograph by Carol Highsmith

Join us for our Library of Congress summer of Professional Development opportunities. Each Tuesday and Wednesday we will present information and ideas that will help you plan your instructional activities or support students at home.

Using the Library of Congress Ragtime Collection and Other Digital Music Resources in Your Classroom, July 21, 2-3 ET

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Join music reference specialist James Wintle for an overview of digital collections from the Music Division at the Library of Congress. The session includes a deeper dive into the “Ragtime” collection to explore ways in which primary source documents in music can enhance classroom teaching in a variety of subject areas. Spoiler alert: You can’t read rhythms without math!

“American Progress,” by George A. Crofutt, c1873.

Free Webinar – Foundations: Analyzing Multiple Perspectives – July 22, 2-3 ET

Register now for this webinar!

Join Library of Congress education specialists for a webinar on analyzing multiple perspectives. In this interactive session, we’ll practice identifying perspectives within primary sources, as well as reflecting on additional perspectives from which these sources may be viewed. Participants will also consider how these strategies may be used with their own students.

Educators participating in the live webinar may request a certificate for one hour of professional development.

To register, and for ADA information, please visit the Library of Congress workshops and webinars page.

Please email us at [email protected] with questions.

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