Workshop Announcement: Introduction to the Library of Congress and Teaching with Primary Resources

tps_logoThe Library of Congress Teaching with Primary Sources grant program (TPS) at SIUE is pleased to offer a 12 hour, personalized, hands-on teacher and librarian workshop to explore ways to help students think critically with primary sources and how to access these rich resources at the Library of Congress website, www.loc.gov. The Library of Congress offers over 35 million digitized primary resources free to internet users with no special logins and offers an extensive Teacher Resources page. Teachers and librarians in the workshop will come away with teaching ideas, primary sources, a created lesson and teaching materials including an interactive primary source analysis tool and Teacher Guides on the use of primary resources in varying formats, like photographs, audio recordings, maps, etc.

Additionally, all participants will receive search guides, tips in choosing primary sources to meet grade level standards, a flash drive and 12 CDPUs — all at no cost to the school or teacher.

Cost: Free! Federally-awarded professional development program

Flyer: Download the Workshop flyer HERE.

Who: Certified K-12 Educators

Where: SIUE – Alumni Hall, Room 1203

Workshop dates and times: (These 4 dates constitute one workshop and attendance to all sessions is mandatory.)

Thursday, November 6, 2014 from 4:45pm – 7:45pm

Thursday, November 13, 2014 from 4:45pm – 7:45pm

Thursday, November 20, 2014 from 4:45pm – 7:45pm

Thursday, December 4, 2014 from 4:45pm – 7:45pm

Register today! Contact Karen Glover, kglover@siue.edu or 618.650.3358

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