October 24, 2020

TPS Spotlight: TPS Virginia

A Library of Congress Teaching with Primary Sources Consortium member since 2003, TPS Virginia (TPSVA) partners with schools throughout the state as well as providing resources accessible to teachers throughout the country. TPSVA offers teacher professional development to help educators access and use primary sources from the Library of Congress in curriculum and instruction. They offer summer institutes, courses and webinars throughout the year, now fully online. Currently, TPSVA is … [Read more...]

Citizen U Bulletin: Volume 1, Issue 11

Bulletin   Volume 1, Issue 11 CIVICS IN ACTION Citizen U Weaving civics across grades and disciplines Click the links to access, use and rate New Lessons: Emerging America & KidCitizen   Ancient Rome’s Veterans with Disabilities: Roman Accounts and U.S. Veteran Comparisons Students compare how two societies separated by … [Read more...]

Primary Source Learning: Community Helpers Then & Now Primary Source Set

Click the images to access them and print or add to a digital folder or platform. Have students match the primary source images of community helpers from long ago and now. Then have students draw a picture of themselves as community helpers and/or a community helper in their neighborhood and share stories about those people. Related resources Community Helpers interactive lesson KidCitizen Analyzing Primary … [Read more...]