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Learn Library of Congress Primary Source Analysis Techniques

Friday, December 2, 2016 -
11:15am to 12:15pm
Learn to analyze primary sources using Library of Congress tools. This presentation will feature the 1965 Voting Rights Act and will showcase Lyndon Johnson signing the Voting Rights Act.

Teaching Geography with Primary Sources

Friday, December 2, 2016 -
10:00am to 11:00am
Learn about the power of using primary sources to teach geography through the work of a collaboration between the National Geographic Alliance Network and the TPS program.

Let's Teach Our Children Honest and Inclusive History!

Friday, December 2, 2016 -
10:00am to 11:00am
History UnErased's mission is to prepare every educator to teach every child about the vital role that LGBTQ history and people have played in our nation and world.

TPS Teacher Network

Friday, December 2, 2016 -
10:00am to 11:00am
The TPS Teacher Network is a professional online learning community for educators of all grade levels to learn new ways to utilize Library of Congress resources in their classroom.

Glass Slippers, Pumpkins, and Political Cartoons

Friday, December 2, 2016 -
10:00am to 11:00am
Political cartoons have long utilized the story of Cinderella to comment on political and social issues. This poster highlights the use of cartoon analysis guides to promote student-led historical inquiry.

Revising the DBQ: Using Tasks with Authentic Audience and Purpose to Support Argument Writing in History/Social Sciences

Friday, December 2, 2016 -
10:00am to 11:00am
Get sample writing tasks, created in collaboration with middle school teachers designed to provide opportunities to develop students' argument writing and historical thinking with primary sources.

How a Nation Becomes a State: A Map Analysis Activity

Friday, December 2, 2016 -
10:00am to 11:00am
See how the Library of Congress's professional development module, Analyzing Primary Sources: Maps, supports student inquiry and understanding of changing regional boundaries and the idea of statehood over time.

Engaging Struggling Readers with Inquiry and Primary Sources

Friday, December 2, 2016 -
10:00am to 11:00am
Social studies texts, vocabulary, and concepts pose challenges for struggling readers. View multiple strategies to engage and support English Language Learners and special education students through inquiry and primary sources.

Writing Like a Historian: Evidence-Based Writing Skills

Friday, December 2, 2016 -
10:00am to 11:00am
Preservice teachers were asked to write an essay explaining why the separation of church and state is integral to preserving religious freedom in America's pluralistic society. Discover the results.

Implementing Virginia's New Geography SOL Skills into the High School Social Studies Classroom

Friday, December 2, 2016 -
1:00pm to 2:00pm
Concerned about the new re-design of the Va. SOLs? The Virginia Geographic Alliance has put together a vast array of resources, techniques and ready-to-go lessons that align with the new SOL standards while giving you effective strategies for overall social studies education. Lessons are targeted at World Geography along with the new geography strands in World History I and II.

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