May 27, 2020

Learning from the Source: Jefferson’s Rough Draft of the Declaration

The Teaching with the Library of Congress blog has started to publish primary source starters–quick, easy-to-use activity ideas using primary sources from the Library’s collections. The first uses Thomas Jefferson's rough draft of the Declaration of Independence to help students think critically about the process that produced the document. Get all the details by reading the Thomas Jefferson’s Rough Draft of the Declaration of Independence post. … [Read more...]

Teaching & Learning

In the Teaching and Learning category, we will highlight strategies for incorporating primary sources into teaching and learning activities, lessons, and projects. Some of these will come from the Barat team, some from the Library, but most will come from the fabulous teachers out in the field who are innovating every day. If you have a great teaching strategy that you’d like to share, please let us know! Post a comment or contact PSN.   … [Read more...]