Culturally Relevant Pedagogy (CRP) challenges students -- kindergartners to seniors -- to develop cultural competence and critique the status quo, and primary sources can help. Come get ideas, resources, and examples of CRP in action.
During this professional development training, participants explored Seminole locations in Central Florida in order to develop classroom learning experiences. They incorporated previous LOC.GOV training to encourage critical thinking.
Teaching with primary sources can be challenging for social studies teachers. This project will provide insight about the processes social studies teachers follow to plan, implement, and assess inquiries that utilize Library of Congress resources.
Explore preservice teacher interactions and learnings to the Library of Congress' TPS Basics, when co-sponsored by the TPS Eastern Region program and Virginia Tech's Inquiry-Based Learning with Digital Technologies class
Explore ways to incorporate service learning into geography/social studies courses. The Mill Street Project had community college students exploring the potential impacts of downtown redevelopment upon an adjacent lower-income neighborhood.
Explore redefined literacies that enable citizens to communicate effectively, think critically, and act conscientiously in a global community. Presenters promote a transliterate approach that suggests nine layered literacies.
Create a college course that ignites informed action, agency, advocacy, and activism in future teachers, K-8 students and instructors, inspiring civic engagement in social studies education, schools, and local communities.