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.
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?