May 23, 2022

Primary Source Spotlight: Chinese Exclusion Act
Primary Source Spotlight: Chinese Exclusion Act
Primary Source Spotlight: Norman Mineta
Primary Source Spotlight: Norman Mineta
Teaching Now: Learning About (Dis)ability in History – An Inquiry for Elementary Students
Teaching Now: Learning About (Dis)ability in History – An Inquiry for Elementary Students
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: (Dis)ability History
Primary Source Learning: (Dis)ability History
On Your Time Learning: NEA TPS Micro-credentials
On Your Time Learning: NEA TPS Micro-credentials
Today in History: May Posts
Today in History: May Posts

Primary Source Spotlight: Chinese Exclusion Act

From the Library of Congress: The Chinese Exclusion Act of 1882 was signed into law on May 6, 1882. Officially titled “An act to execute certain treaty stipulations relating to Chinese,” the Chinese Exclusion Act prohibited the immigration of Chinese laborers for ten years. It was extended in 1892 for another ten years by the […]

Primary Source Spotlight: Norman Mineta

From the Library of Congress Norman Yoshio Mineta (1931-2022) had a long and influential history in American politics and was a proponent of restitution for Japanese American families who were incarcerated during World War II. In 1971, Mineta was elected the first Japanese American mayor for his hometown of San Jose, California. He would later serve […]

Teaching Now: Learning About (Dis)ability in History – An Inquiry for Elementary Students

This brief unit plan and teaching guide was developed by Dr. John Bickford, Professor of Social Studies/History Education at Eastern Illinois University and Editor-in-Chief of The Councilor: A Journal of the Social Studies, in collaboration with Citizen U. The plan, developed in conjunction with this (Dis)ability History primary source set, includes teaching notes and is targeted […]

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

NEWS Library Connecting Communities Digital Initiative Grants The Library of Congress recently awarded three Connecting Communities Digital Initiative grants totaling more than $250,000. The 2022 awardees—Huston-Tillotson University in Texas, Kenton County Public Library in Kentucky, and Maya Cade, founder of the Black Film Archive in New York—will use these funds to support imaginative uses, remixes, and reuses of the […]

Primary Source Learning: (Dis)ability History

This primary source set is targeted to elementary students and includes background information and thinking prompts. It was curated mainly by Dr. John Bickford, Professor of Social Studies/History Education at Eastern Illinois University and Editor-in-Chief of The Councilor: A Journal of the Social Studies. Access the unit plan that utilizes this primary source set. Click […]

On Your Time Learning: NEA TPS Micro-credentials

Citizen U has developed a series of 8 micro-credentials in a partnership with the National Education Association (NEA) and thanks to the Library of Congress Teaching with Primary Sources TPS program grant. This professional learning offering aims to help educators better integrate inquiry learning with primary sources into instruction across grades and disciplines using a […]

Today in History: May Posts

May 1 May 2 1864: Benjamin Henry Latrobe 1931: Empire State Building 1882: James F. Byrnes 1885: Good Housekeeping May 3 May 4 1494: Jamaica 1626: Manhattan Island 1894: Bird Day May 5 May 6 1862: Cinco de Mayo 1925: Charles Darwin & Teaching Evolution 1856: Robert E. Peary 1864: General James Longstreet May 7 […]

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