Do your students love to ask questions? Or would they rather just have the answers? The Primary Source Analysis Tool can help you guide them, either way.
Are you heading to the ASCD annual conference in Philadelphia? The Library’s K-12 education specialists will be in the exhibit hall in booth 803. Come visit us and learn more about the Library’s professional development opportunities and online resources for teachers, suggest ideas for blog topics, or just drop by to say hello.
April has been set aside as a time to celebrate and explore the rich and varied legacy of poetry. The online activity “Making Connections through Poetry” invites students to analyze primary source images and documents from the Library of Congress and then create a poem to share their understanding of history.
Are you heading to the National Association of Elementary School Principals in Seattle, Washington? The Library’s K-12 education specialists will be in the exhibit hall.
April has been set aside as a time to celebrate and explore the rich and varied legacy of poetry. “Lyrical Legacy: 400 Years of American Song and Poetry” provides resources for teaching with eighteen American songs and poems from the digital collections of the Library of Congress.
Music in Our Schools encourages schools to make sure their students have access to music and the opportunity to learn and use music in their schools. The Library of Congress website has lots of resources that will help you combine music-related primary sources and other classroom activities.
As reference librarian Kristi Finefield notes, the title provided for a photograph does not always match the content of the photograph.
What’s the difference between an observation and an inference? It’s a distinction that’s key to critical thinking.
You can learn a lot by getting to know a member of Congress-either in person or through primary sources.
Explore the World Digital Library, a collaborative project of the Library of Congress, the United Nations Education, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) and institutional partners worldwide.