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
Later this year, these organization types will include K–12 schools, afterschool programs, literacy organizations, centers, clubs, historical societies, museums, libraries, homeschooling parents & caregivers associations, honor societies, and other professional, civic, regional, state, and community groups. Learn more at the TPS Consortium meeting! Read on for more details:
Learn more about this funding opportunity. Current and prospective Consortium members are invited to attend. Register by Fri, Apr 2 at https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/RegistrationApril2021TPSMeeting.
Registration information at https://library.mtsu.edu/tps/workshops.
Apr 22: Free "Inquiry & Civic Action for Equity" webinar about student strategies for using the Library's primary sources to dismantle racism, build empathy, and gain skills in civic-mindedness. More information at https://citizen-u.org/teaching-resources/rise-racial-equity-webinars-micro-credential/.
Apr 29, 3 pm Central. "How Should We Index This Image?". Registration information at https://www.loc.gov/programs/teachers/professional-development/webinar/.
Tues through Thurs between 9 am and 3 pm Central except for federal holidays, on a first-come, first-served basis and subject to staff availability. Request form available at https://www.loc.gov/visit/virtual-student-workshops/virtual-student-workshops-request-form.
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