Join us on May 5th for the second in our series of webinars on using primary sources in the STEM classroom.
See how an inscription in a book led our Einstein Fellow on a research odyssey using primary sources to learn about the owner of the book and the connect to the high school where he teaches.
What do museums and libraries consider when displaying maps? This post from the Geography and Maps Division blog provides some suggestions.
Today’s post highlights strategies and tools for analyzing primary sources.
Since the Teaching with the Library of Congress blog launched in 2011, we’ve published more than 900 posts covering a wide range of topics and suggesting various strategies for deepening student engagement and learning. This is the first of a series of posts revisiting some of our favorite strategies; we invite you to read along […]
In the November-December 2018 issue of Social Education, the journal of the National Council for the Social Studies, our “Sources and Strategies” article focuses on one document used in the battle against mob violence against African Americans: a 1921 report from the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on the Judiciary in support of a bill to make lynching a federal crime.
We’ve already announced the Library’s first online conference for teachers, “The Library of Congress and Teachers: Unlocking the Power of Primary Sources,” and here’s what we’re looking forward to!
The Teaching with the Library of Congress blog regularly offers suggestions for helping students practice primary source analysis techniques. Since the launch of the interactive Primary Source Analysis Tool a year ago, thousands of students have analyzed maps, texts, photographs, political cartoons, and more the high tech way.
This post is by Lee Ann Potter, the director of the Professional Learning and Outreach Initiatives office at the Library of Congress. In the September 2022 issue of Social Education, the journal of the National Council for the Social Studies, our “Sources and Strategies” article shared a spring 1787 exchange between George Washington and Henry Knox […]
Explore how to use Chronicling America to study the Black American fight for freedom and the complicated narrative the documents this part of United States history.