Technology and Change in the Social Studies Classroom
Learn to locate and engage students in analyzing primary sources from the Library of Congress Digital Collections, so you can build students' content knowledge and cultivate their historical thinking skills.
Use Library of Congress inquiry strategies that allow students to become history detectives using primary sources and technology.
Learn to use SAC (Structured Academic Controversy) to teach difficult historical episodes using primary sources from the Library of Congress and other institutions.
Learn about the consequences caused by the gap between theory and practice in teaching and learning social studies in Nepalese society.
TIAH teachers utilize Library of Congress primary sources to understand the history of government's role in shaping technology. Explore TIAH teacher-created lessons. Register to attend a 2018 TIAH colloquium at Kennedy Space Center in Florida, the U.S. Army Heritage and Education Center in Pennsylvania, or the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office in Virginia.
The TPS Teachers Network is a professional learning community centered on Library of Congress primary sources. Join us to learn more about this engaging online resource.
During a three-day summer institute in Indianapolis, 25 teachers received an intensive learning experience to equip them to teach the Arab-Israeli conflict using primary sources, Library of Congress source analysis tools, and a variety of digital technologies.
Historical Thinking requires deep engagement with sources. Find out how digital resources can help students think deeply (rather than provide distractions) in a school district with Chromebooks for every student.
Learn about the lessons learned in a social and natural science lesson using Library of Congress primary sources of WWI veteran amputees. Student prosthetic arm products will be on display.
Web 2.0 tools meet primary sources. Two geeky teachers will share 250 ideas for using technology to highlight primary sources in the classroom.