Identifying Bias and Perspective when Teaching about the Civil Rights Act of 1964
Starts: 3:00 pm
Ends: March 19, 2015 - 4:00 pm
Location: online webinar
Description: A co-presentation of Teaching Tolerance and the Library of Congress. This session will examine the five essential practices for teaching about the Civil Rights Movement – educate for empowerment, know how to talk about race, capture the unseen, tell a complicated story, and connect to the present. Education experts will model how the "Circle of Viewpoints" teaching strategy can be used to identify different perspectives using a series of primary sources about civil rights.
Funded by a grant from the Library of Congress TPS-Barat provides no-cost teacher professional development to help K-12 educators provide high-quality classroom instruction using the millions of digitized primary sources available from www.loc.gov.
The mission of the national Library of Congress Teaching with Primary Sources (TPS) program is to: build of the Library’s educational initiatives; provide content that promotes the effective educational of the Library’s resources; and offer access to and promote sustained use of the Library’s educational
Learn more about Teaching with Primary Sources by visiting www.loc.gov/teachers.