June 19, 2021

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

News, Opportunities, Resources

Concerts from the Library
Information | Premiering on Facebook | Watch on YouTube

Global Resource Fair
U.S. Department of State
Online June 22 – 24 11:00 am – 5:00 pm EST
Free | Information & registration

Grab the Mic June Newsletter
Jayson Reynolds | Read

Hidden Folklorists and Hidden Spirituals on the Folklife Today Podcast
Read about it | Listen

Japanese Storytelling: Kamishibai and Ukiyo-e
Minerva’s Kaleidoscope | Learn more

LGBTQ Activism and Contributions Primary Source Set with Teacher’s Guide
Access

Poetry & Literature June Events

Pride Night Online: LGBTQ Collections at the Library of Congress
Meg Metcalf, Women’s, Gender and LGBTQIA+ Studies Librarian and Collection Specialist
June 28 at 6:00 pm EST | Information & registration

Resources for Family Engagement from the Library of Congress
Author programs, activity kits, printables and more | Access

Tips for Teen Researchers from a High School Researcher
Teaching with the Library of Congress | Access

TPS Eastern Region 2021 Online Conference for TPS Grantees
Registration

  • June 29 10:00 am to 4:15 pm EST
  • June 30 10:00 am to 12:15 pm EST
Professional Development

ONLINE WEBINARS/WORKSHOPS

June

RISE for Racial Equity –  Action: From Equity Dream to Reality
Barat Education Foundation & DePaul University
June 17 5:00-6:00 pm CST
Free | Information | Registration

Introduction to Reading Like a Historian Curriculum and Beyond the Bubble Assessments
Stanford History Education Group
June 22-24 10:00 am-12:15 pm PST
Fee: $375 | Information & registration

Foundations: Analyzing Primary Sources from the Library of Congress
Library of Congress Professional Learning and Outreach Initiatives
June 22, 2:00-3:00 pm ESTInformation & registration
Free

Teaching Poetry: A Conversation with Billy Collins
National Council of Teachers of English
June 23, 4:00-5:00 pm ESTInformation & registration
Free

Reading Like a Historian: Local History, Opening Up the Textbook, and Discussion 
Stanford History Education Group
June 28-30 9:30-12:00 pm PST
Fee: $375 | Information & registration

Foundations: Analyzing Complex Images
Library of Congress Professional Learning and Outreach Initiatives
June 29, 2:00-3:00 pm ESTInformation & registration
Free

July

Bring the Library of Congress to Your Classroom
TPS Virginia Partnership
July 12 – 16, 2021
Free – 30 re-certification/licensure renewal points
9:00 – 10:30 am EST daily synchronous sessions followed by 1.5 hours of independent work | Email to register

Foundations: Finding Primary Sources on LOC.gov
Library of Congress Professional Learning and Outreach Initiatives
July 13, 2:00-3:00 pm ESTInformation & registration
Free

Foundations: Analyzing Multiple Perspectives
Library of Congress Professional Learning and Outreach Initiatives
July 20, 2:00-3:00 pm ESTInformation & registration
Free

Reading Like a Historian: Historical Inquiries, Visuals, and Assessment 
Stanford History Education Group
July 20-22 9:30-12:00 pm PST
Fee: $375 | Information & registration

Reading Like a Historian with Younger Students 
Stanford History Education Group
June 26-28 10:00 am-12:15 pm PST
Fee: $375 | Information & registration

Foundations: Information Literacy and Primary Sources
Library of Congress Professional Learning and Outreach Initiatives
July 27, 2:00-3:00 pm ESTInformation & registration
Free

August

Civic Online Reasoning: Sorting Fact from Fiction on the Internet
Stanford History Education Group
August 9-11 10:00 am-12:15 pm PST
Fee: $375 | Information & registration

Introduction to Reading Like a Historian Curriculum and Beyond the Bubble Assessments
Stanford History Education Group
August 16-18 10:00 am-12:15 pm PST
Fee: $375 | Information & registration

Anytime

TPS Micro-credentials
Citizen U & National Education Association
Asynchronous with support group on the TPS Teachers Network
Free for NEA members, $75 for all others | Access

Virtual Student Workshops
Library of Congress
Tuesdays through Thursdays between 10 am and 4 pm EST, except for federal holidays, on a first-come, first-served basis and subject to staff availability
Free | Access request form

COURSES

Summer

Science Teaching with Embedded Primary Sources (STEPS) Project
University of Mississippi Center for Mathematics and Science Education
In person, June 22-23 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
Up to $100 stipend – 1.2 CEUs | Information & registration

Posters for the People: Using WPA Sources
TPS-UArts
Online, Jul. 5-16
Registration fee; graduate credit available at 50% cost reduction | Information & registration

Culturally Relevant Pedagogy Through the Lens of Appalachian Culture
TPS Mars-Hill
In-person, Jul. 6-8, Mars Hill University, NC
Questions? Contact Bridget Morton | Registration

Primary Sources & Project-Based Learning
Explore primary sources from the Library of Congress & the National Archives with Maryland Humanities
Online, Jul. 6 – 29 or 7 to 30; asynchronous with weekly synchronous sessions on Tuesday or Wednesday mornings
Information & registration

Accessing Inquiry for Students with Disabilities through Primary Sources
Emerging America & Maryland Humanities
Online, Jul. 9 – Aug. 8; synchronous webinar Jul. 14 7:00-8:15 pm EST
Fee – 22.5 PDPs (MA), 15 hours (other states), or 1 grad credit in History from Westfield State University | Information & registration

A is for Everything: How Typography Shapes our Language and Culture
TPS-UArts
Online, Jul. 19-30
Registration fee; graduate credit available at 50% cost reduction | Information & registration

Set in Stone: Civil War Memory, Monuments and Myths
Ford’s Theatre
Online, July 25-30
Free, 3 grad credits available from Trinity University Washington for $375
Information | Schedule | Application

Fall

Inspiring Student Research
National History Day
August 16 – December 13, 2021
Free, 90 professional development hours OR 3 graduate extension credits
Registration Deadline: Friday, July 16 at noon EST 
58 spots available for teachers and librarians in grades 4-12 | Information & registration

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