Explore how the Library of Congress Teaching with Primary Sources (TPS) Regional Program promotes widespread, sustained, effective use of primary sources from loc.gov for K-16 education and teacher professional development.
Sue Wise, TPS Eastern Region at Waynesburg University, Waynesburg, PA; Nancy Wrick, TPS Eastern Region at Waynesburg University, Waynesburg, PA; Richard Satchwell, TPS Midwest Region at Illinois State University, Normal, IL; Judy Bee, TPS Midwest Region at Illinois State University, Normal, IL; Peggy O'Neill-Jones, TPS Western Region at Metropolitan State University of Denver, Denver, CO; Keith Patterson, TPS Western Region at Metropolitan State University of Denver, Denver, CO
Gain access to nearly 200 primary source lessons from ""American Memory"" website; Obtain ideas on increasing use of Library of Congress resources; Learn about funding teacher training.
James McConnell, Michigan Council for History Education, Livonia, MI
Primary sources are more than photos and documents. Learn how HISTORY digital media uses news reel footage and letters to deliver compelling storytelling and multiple points of view.
Geraldine Stevens, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, Evanston, IL; Kim Gilmore, AETN, New York, NY
An overview of the Smarter Balanced Assessment of CommonCore skills with an exploration of the implications for instruction, resource collection, and assessment in the history classroom.
Ryan Theodoriches, Evergreen Public Schools, Vancouver, WA
Meet Smithsonian staff and learn to integrate 3D technology and social studies in your school by using the Smithsonian‚Äôs new 3D object collection and inquiry based education resources.
Matthew Hoffman, Smithsonian National Museum of American History, Washington, DC
The award-winning Digital Public Library of America contains millions of open-access items from American history. This session explores ways to engage students with DPLA content through C3 skill-building activities.
Dan Cohen, Digital Public Library of America, Boston, MA, @dancohen; Franky Abbott, Digital Public Library of America, Boston, MA, @franky_abbott
Highlighting the ground-breaking historical work, ""Foreign-Born American Patriots: Sixteen Volunteer Leaders in the Revolutionary War,"" this poster session will assist in unveiling content knowledge new to American Revolutionary War studies.
Renee' Lyons, East Tennessee State University, Johnson City, TN
This ready-to-teach student-centered activity investigates how slavery caused the Civil War, including economically, politically, and morally, through students role-playing historical figures in a congressional hearing.
William Busbin, Auburn High School, Auburn, AL, @BusbinsClassAHS
Explore how a blended learning environment and a multi-visit museum experience can support the shift to the Common Core standards and the C3 Framework.
Nicholas Lawrence, East Bronx Academy for the Future, Bronx, NY, @teachlawrence; Gerrie Hall, Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum, New York, NY, @IntrepidMuseum
The Library of Congress impacts two educational institutions by awarding Teaching with Primary Sources grants. See how the use of primary sources can change classroom instruction and foster student learning.
Rachel Hernandez-Eckert, Education Service Center Region 13, Austin, TX, @rachelh002; Tina Melcher, Round Rock Independent School District, Round Rock, TX