June 2, 2020

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TPS Spotlight: Library of Congress Summer 2020 Teacher Webinars

Wednesdays 2:00-3:00pm EST through August 5  Free, certificate for 1 hour of professional development available for live webinar participants Information & Recordings May 27: Foundations: Analyzing Primary Sources from the Library of Congress Register June 3:  Reflecting on Using Primary Sources to Meet the Needs of Diverse Learners Register June 10: Foundations: Finding Resources on LOC.gov Register June 17: Pairing Primary […]

Citizen U Bulletin: Volume 1, Issue 8

Bulletin   Volume 1, Issue 8 SUBSCRIBE CIVICS IN ACTION Citizen U Weaving civics across grades and disciplines Click the blocks to access, use and rate Newest Lessons Engine Company 54 lost 15 men, 9/11/01 Through analysis of a collage created post 9/11, students consider how art help us to process and understand difficult events […]

Primary Source Spotlight: Disease

Select primary sources Anthony Fauci, MD, Director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases of the National Institutes of Health photograph Anti-malaria educational play put on by youngsters dealing with the treatment of the disease photograph Ayer’s sarsaparilla, for all blood diseases, cures others, will cure you Cheap lodging-houses as nests of disease […]

Analyzing Primary Sources: Event Happenings

This graphic organizer can be used to analyze images that capture an event. The Who, What, Where, When, Why and How are good guides for framing and understanding an aspect of an event and to help with identifying areas for further research. Download the worksheet More primary source analysis strategies Analyzing Primary Sources: Close Observation […]

Analyzing Primary Sources: Middle School (6-8) Image Analysis Choice Board

This choice board is targeted to students in grades 6-8 They may use images found in the home; in newspapers, magazines or books; on television (if there is a pause feature); or online to complete the activities and may write or record (audio or video) their responses. If students have online access, below are several […]

Citizen U Bulletin: Volume 1, Issue 7

Bulletin   Volume 1, Issue 7 SUBSCRIBE   CIVICS IN ACTION CARE Teaching & Learning Webinar Recordings Get help navigating stress and creating authentic, responsive and engaged learning during remote teaching. Check out these four free webinar recordings. Educators who watch all four webinars can earn a micro-credential certificate in Innovative Remote Teaching Practices with Civic-Mindedness by writing a 200-word […]

Analyzing Primary Sources: Later Elementary (3-5) Image Analysis Choice Board

This choice board is targeted to students in grades 3-5. They may use images found in the home; in newspapers, magazines or books; on television (if there is a pause feature); or online to complete the activities and may write or record (audio or video) their responses. If students have online access, below are several […]

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