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U.S. History

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.

That Happened Here? Place-Based Education with Informational Sources

Friday, December 2, 2016 -
10:00am to 11:00am
Learn how you can use free sources available at the Library of Congress and local collections to develop accessible curriculum that emphasizes the significance of local history.

Connecting Social Studies to Literacy through Primary Sources

Friday, December 2, 2016 -
10:00am to 11:00am
Obtain materials to coming social studies and literacy content through Paul Fleischmann's Bull Run. These materials will have your students analyzing and questioning literature while connecting with primary sources.

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 Everyday People Influenced President Lincoln's Brave Ideas

Friday, December 2, 2016 -
10:00am to 11:00am
Engage with primary sources to analyze Lincoln's daily commute through Civil War Washington and discover the lessons he learned from ordinary people along the way.

Let Freedom Ring: Students Can Become Detectives in K-8 Classrooms

Friday, December 2, 2016 -
10:00am to 11:00am
Use Library of Congress inquiry strategies to show your students how to become "history detectives" using primary sources and technology.

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.

Finding Common Purpose: Building Partnerships to Strengthen History Education

Friday, December 2, 2016 -
10:00am to 11:00am
Learn about the strategies and view the materials from the first year of this TPS project in Atlanta, which pilots summer academies for teachers. The project aims to foster pedagogical strategies and deepen content.

The National WWII Museum Teacher Institute--Is it for YOU?

Saturday, December 3, 2016 -
3:50pm to 4:50pm
Want to increase WWII knowledge, sharpen your primary source skills, spend a summer exploring The National WWII Museum and another discovering an overseas WWII location? This session is for you!
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