January 19, 2022

TPS Spotlight: Teaching with Primary Sources in the Elementary Classroom
TPS Spotlight: Teaching with Primary Sources in the Elementary Classroom
Latest News, Events, Opportunities, Resources & PD from the Library & TPS Consortium
Latest News, Events, Opportunities, Resources & PD from the Library & TPS Consortium
Primary Source Learning: The U.S. Capitol and the Events of January 6, 2021
Primary Source Learning: The U.S. Capitol and the Events of January 6, 2021
Today in History: January Posts
Today in History: January Posts
Looking Back: Top Content of 2021
Looking Back: Top Content of 2021
Collection Spotlight: Open Access Books
Collection Spotlight: Open Access Books
Guided Primary Source Analysis: U.S. Must Set Pace for Racial Tolerance
Guided Primary Source Analysis: U.S. Must Set Pace for Racial Tolerance

TPS Spotlight: Teaching with Primary Sources in the Elementary Classroom

Southern Illinois University Edwardsville collaborated with several Teaching with Primary Sources (TPS) Consortium partners including Emerging America, Mars Hill University, and the TPS Midwest Region to offer a “just in time” online professional development course titled Teaching with Primary Sources in the Elementary Classroom. This online asynchronous course integrates classroom footage of teachers and librarians […]

Latest News, Events, Opportunities, Resources & PD from the Library & TPS Consortium

News & Events NEWS Library Friends of the Library of Congress  This group brings together a community of donors committed to preserving this nation’s cultural memory and is integral in advancing the Library’s mission to engage, inspire, and inform. Join now and take part in unique opportunities to see, experience, and learn from the Library’s staff […]

Primary Source Learning: The U.S. Capitol and the Events of January 6, 2021

Primary sources are the perfect avenue to help explore and investigate the events of January 6, 2021 at the U.S. Capitol as well as those that preceded it and those that followed it. Below we have compiled numerous resources to assist in deepening understanding of our past and present in the hopes that we can […]

Today in History: January Posts

January 1 January 2 1892: Ellis Island 1893: Haiti 1933: Nicaragua January 3 January 4 1793: Lucretia Mott 1948: Burma/Myanmar January 5 January 6 1949: Harry S. Truman 1945: George H.W. Bush 1993: Dizzy Gillespie January 7 January 8 1891: Zora Neale Hurston 1955: Marian Anderson 1815 Battle of New Orleans January 9 January 10 […]

Looking Back: Top Content of 2021

We were all hoping that 2021 would be easier than 2020 but the way it’s going out certainly wasn’t what we had been wishing for. That said, let’s look at the bright spots. More educators and students discovered and visited the Primary Source Nexus than the year before so we’re glad that highlighting great content […]

Collection Spotlight: Open Access Books

The Open Access Books Collection is a growing online collection of contemporary open access e-books. By collecting the e-books in addition to the print books, the Library commits to preserving the digital content and providing lasting access to it. Books in several languages are available as are a number of children’s book titles, linked to below. […]

Guided Primary Source Analysis: U.S. Must Set Pace for Racial Tolerance

Read the article, then answer the questions below. If you need help, click the links in the Related resources section below. What was happening in the world at the time this article was published? Who was Mrs. Roosevelt and why was what she had to say important? Who else attended the conference and what groups […]

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