May 26, 2020

Citizen U Bulletin: Volume 1, Issue 5


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Volume 1, Issue 5

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CIVICS IN ACTION

Citizen U

Weaving civics across grades and disciplines
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Featured Lessons



TPS Civics Educator Micro-credential Program

Teachers are digging in deep to the course content. Grant-supported spots in the 2020 cohort available!  Apply now

Our American Voice

Action-based civics education program
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Central Middle School
Evergreen Park Elementary SD 124





Komensky Elementary
Berwyn South School District 100



Owen Marsh Elementary
Springfield School District 186



Pershing Elementary
Berwyn South School District 100



Irving Elementary
Berwyn South School District 100



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@OurAmVoice @OurAmVoice Our American Voice

TEACHING WITH PRIMARY SOURCES

TPS Civics

Teaching with Primary Sources from the Library of Congress
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Analyzing Progressive Era Political Cartoons to Introduce Economic Concepts



Teaching Civic Ideals Through
Court Case Primary Sources



Expanding Historical Narratives About
Rosa Parks Using Primary Sources



The Women’s Movement to Gain the Parliamentary Vote, Part 1



And She Became Mother Jones



From the TPS Teachers Network
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Primary Source Nexus

Teaching resource blog
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News, Opportunities, PD & Resources

News & Opportunities

Online Office Hours for Education
The Library of Congress is open to all for online office hours on education resources and learning ideas using Library collections. For the next month, join us every Tuesday and Thursday at 2 ET at https://locgov.webex.com/meet/kmcg. Each session will include a 20-minute presentation with plenty of time for questions and answers with Library education experts. Please send questions in advance via Twitter @TeachingLC.

Question Focus Ideas to Use at Home
The Question Formulation Technique, or QFT, can be a resource for helping kids stay curious and engaged in deep learning and thinking at home. Learn more.

Digital Tool Help from TPS-UArts
Get quick guides to Flipgrid and Screencastify for teachers plus a student guide to Flipgrid. Access.

Online Professional Development

Teaching Civic Ideals through Primary Sources
Library of Congress
April 7 3:00 – 4:00pm ET
Free – Register

Primary Sources & Teaching Online Webinar Series
TPS Western Region & TPS Teachers Network
April 7, 8, 9, 14, 15, 16 4:00 – 5:00pm MT
More information | Webinar Zoom meeting link

Using The QFT with Primary Sources from the Library of Congress
NCSS InquirED
April 8 4:30pm ET
Free – Register

Accessing Civic Engagement with Students with Disabilities
Emerging America
April 29 3:30 – 4:45pm ET
Free – Register by April 22

Historical Argumentation Webinar Series
National History Day
June 29 to August 24 with live webinars July 8, 23 & August 5, 19
90 professional development hours OR 3 graduate extension credits
58 scholarships (one per affiliate) are being offered
Scholarship application

Accessing Inquiry for Students with Disabilities Through Primary Sources
Emerging America
July 6-31, required online session July 8 from 7:00 – 8:00pm ET 
22.5 PDPs, 1 graduate credit
Fee – Register by June 26

In-Person Professional Development

SUMMER
Tentative programs still open for registration

Engaging Strategies for Teaching with Primary Sources
Teaching with Primary Sources Program at Mars Hill University
Mars Hill, NC – June 22-24
Free – Register

Primary Sources & Performance
Teaching with Primary Sources Program at Mars Hill University
Mars Hill, NC – July 6-10
Free – Register

Teaching with Primary Sources Summer Institutes: Primary Sources & Project-Based Learning
Maryland Humanities
 – Salisbury University: July 6-10 
3 MSDE credits, 3 graduate credits for a fee
 – National Archives at College Park, MD: July 20-24
3 MSDE credits
Free – Information | Application

Cherokee History & Culture
Teaching with Primary Sources Program at Mars Hill University
Mars Hill, NC – July 6-10
Free – Register

Local Collections: Botanicals as Primary Sources
University of the Arts
Philadelphia, PA – August 3-7
Materials fee only, credit issued for an additional fee
Register

Posters for the People: Using WPA Sources
University of the Arts
Philadelphia, PA – August 3-7
Materials fee only, credit issued for an additional fee
Register

From the TPS Teachers Network
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Library Blog Round-Up

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Parents! Smart Fun for Kids



Let’s Ride: Roller Coaster Design
and Primary Sources



Catching the Spirit of Baseball’s Opening Day



Celebrating Education during Deaf History Month



Spring-Themed Online Music Challenge



Anandibai Joshee: The First Indian Woman to Earn a Medical Degree in the United States



Best of the National Book Festival:
Poet Laureate Joy Harjo, 2019



Margaret Rossiter and the Matilda Effect



From the Pros in the Field

Teaching & Learning with Primary Sources
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