Teaching with Primary Sources (TPS) is the premier educational program by the Library of Congress, focused on helping educators enhance students’ critical thinking and analysis skills and content knowledge using the Library’s collections of millions of digitized primary sources. The TPS Midwest Region at Illinois State University covers 17 states situated in the center of the United States, from Minnesota to Louisiana.
Learn to utilize digital primary sources from the Library of Congress, create activities that facilitate the Common Core Standards, and engage students in active learning. Self-paced course, 25 PD hours. Email Judy Bee or call ( 309) 438-3441. Register for Courses
Aug 3–4: This year’s theme “Recovery for Transformation” will explore how we might rethink issues of history and equity as we collectively recover from the COVID-19 pandemic. For registration and the upcoming summit schedule, go to the National Council for History Education.
A new resource for K–12 educators and their students, including professional development videos and strategies for simplifying lessoning planning using a curated collection of high-quality primary source tools. Read more from the TPS Apps Group at Partners – iCivics: Exploring Primary Sources.
Sep 17–26: Audiences are invited to create their own festival experiences from programs in a range of formats and an expanded schedule over 10 days. The spectacular lineup includes authors, poets, and illustrators from America and around the world. This year’s festival theme is “Open a Book, Open the World.”
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