Thanks to all who attended our webinar on Wednesday! During the webinar, we used resources from the Library of Congress to implement inquiry-based activities with online learning tools.
Elementary Distance Learning
Weekly inquiries for Early, Intermediate, and Middle School students. Releasing one a week for 10 weeks. All centered on the compelling question: How can we stay together when we're apart?
Resources from Ann Canning and Jennifer Hanson
A direct link to the Google Form used in Jennifer's activity.
High-resolution version of the image used in Jennifer's activity.
A handy guide to creating a Zoom IN!
A PDF version of the Primary Source Analysis Tool
An online version of the Primary Source Analysis Tool
The TPS Regional program promotes the widespread, sustained and effective use of primary sources from the Library of Congress in K-12 classrooms by increasing access to the TPS program
The Teaching with Primary Sources (TPS) Eastern Region program at Waynesburg University supports K-12 education by offering free professional development and resources to educators in Southwestern Pennsylvania and throughout the Eastern Region.
The TPS Midwest Region at Illinois State University covers 17 states situated in the center of the United States, from Minnesota to Louisiana.\
The TPS Western Regional, coordinated by Metropolitan State University of Denver, encompasses 16 western states including Alaska and Hawaii. States in the Western Region include:
Each project is intended to provide young people with engaging and meaningful opportunities to learn about Congress and civic participation using primary sources from the Library’s online collections
Become a member and join the community of support!
Resources from Sarah Westbrook's Activity
The Right Question Institute's Resource Center
Find everything you need to use the QFT in class tomorrow!
Feel free to take and use this Padlet activity as a template. Simply log in or create a free Padlet account and click the “Remake” button at the top right of your screen. Remember to clearly cite The Right Question Institute as the source of the QFT!
LOC blog post that links resources throughout Library collections
A primary source set on Japanese American internment with detailed teacher’s guide
Ansel Adams's Photographs of Japanese-American Internment at Manzanar relocation center
Dorothea Lange (1895-1965) documented the change on the homefront, especially among ethnic groups and workers uprooted by the war.
Produced by the Japanese-Americans interned at assembly centers and relocation centers around the country during World War II, these newspapers provide a unique look into the daily lives of the people who were held in these camps.
Resources from Tina Heafner's Activity
Teacher’s Guide for historical context, teaching suggestions, links to online resources about Women's Suffrage.
The current issue features select primary sources from The Library of Congress that are related to the 100th anniversary of the passage of the 19th Amendment to the Constitution of the United States as well as the campaign for women’s voting rights.
Image collection for Indians of North America
Image collection for Iroquois Women
Image collection for Joseph Ferdinand Keppler
Finally, if you were not able to attend the webinar, please view the recording below.