Every family has its own story, which each member has their own power to shape. Exploring the stories of the families that are depicted in historical artifacts can not only help students discover the rich variety of families that have formed and re-formed throughout history.
As the Washington Nationals and Houston Astros square off in the 2019 World Series, you and your students can visit the Library of Congress online to explore how the game has evolved.
Football tends to be on students’ minds this time of year. What can they discover about football and American history through Library of Congress primary sources? An entertaining fictional film available on the Library’s National Screening Room can lead students to discover a football legend from the early twentieth century.
2018 was a banner year for additions to the Library’s online resources. Here is a list of a few new resources you may want to explore or share with your students.
As the school year gets underway, we’d like to welcome old friends and new to another year of the Teaching with the Library of Congress blog!
In my time at the Library of Congress as a Junior Fellow, I have learned so much from many different people. Being placed in the Library’s Educational Outreach office was incredible because I was able to learn from a unique set of educators.
One of Dr. Carla’s Hayden’s stated goals for her time as Librarian of Congress is to continue to expand access to our primary source collections, and the Library of Congress staff is working hard to achieve this goal. Here is the first post from the Teaching with the Library of Congress blog team highlighting some […]
Celebrate International Literacy Day on September 8 with the Library of Congress! This year’s theme is “literacy in a digital world,” and the Library has a variety of programs and resources to support and celebrate literacy.
The Teacher-in-Residence uses Library of Congress resources to create a project that will benefit their hometown or district in the following school year, and I’ll be developing primary source portfolios for teachers in grades K-2. The Library of Congress will be my home for the next year. I am humbled, eager, and honored to serve in this position.
Currently I am working on the Library’s rare American children’s books. This is particularly rewarding work for me because children’s literature is such an excellent window into the priorities and values of a time and place.