You can learn a lot by getting to know a member of Congress-either in person or through primary sources.
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A great way to cut down the hours of lesson planning is by looking at standards-based learning opportunities for your students. The Library of Congress has a tool to help teachers find classroom materials that meet state standards.
After reading an article comparing the advice given to women during various decades of the twentieth century, I was curious as to the guidance given to women in the nineteenth century, which saw changes in women’s roles, including an increasing demand for the right to vote.
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If you were to ask your students, “What is a map?” what do you think they would say?
Have you been looking for easy access to primary sources to help students think critically and write analytically?
Given the increased relevance of copyright in the digital age, the U.S. Copyright Office, located at the Library of Congress, recognizes the need to engage in public education and outreach.
By law, February 22 is called George Washington’s Birthday, but many now use the day to honor or commemorate all U.S. presidents. One easy way to help your students explore the legacy of three great presidents is by using a primary source set from the Library of Congress.
We wanted to revisit staff favorites, posts that received the most comments and some that were highlighted by teachers who work with the Library.