As we noted in a blog post several years ago, the third Monday in February is designated Washington’s Birthday by law, though many people call it Presidents’ Day and celebrate all of the U.S. presidents. We wanted to take an opportunity to highlight resources you might use with your students to honor George Washington and […]
Join us on February 18th at 4pm ET and learn the importance of finding out why a picture was made.
Explore strategies to address difficult topics by applying information literacy approaches to historical primary sources.
As we begin African American History month Jason Reynolds explores the meaning of history and the importance of asking the right questions.
Explore our research guide on African American studies and find materials you might use in the classroom.
Use articles on measles epidemics to support teaching strategies, such as close textual analysis and comparing and contrasting, to help students gain insights into the historical connections between science literacy and citizen behavior.
Join us for our series with the Prints and Photographs Division, Double Take. Learn more about analyzing and using photographs in your classroom.
Is your school or organization a nonprofit? Are you running a program having an impact on literacy? Then consider applying for one of the Library of Congress Literacy Awards.
Explore how to utilize primary sources from the 1918 influenza pandemic to enhance a math lesson.
A newly updated teacher resource from the Library of Congress, Inaugurations: Stepping into History, provides teachers and students with an opportunity to investigate inaugurations past using rich primary sources from the Library’s online collections.