April 11, 2021

TPS Spotlight: University of the Arts

Funded by a grant from the Library of Congress, the Teaching with Primary Sources (TPS) program at the University of the Arts leverages UArts faculty and local arts organization partners to utilize the vast cultural resources of our nation’s library for K-12 teachers and their students. The program's unique professional development opportunities and resources focus on enhancing cross-curricular learning by helping teachers incorporate arts-based primary resources into dynamic classroom … [Read more...]

Today in History: Phillis Wheatley

Today in History–September 1–the Library of Congress features poet Phillis Wheatley, whose book of poetry (the first of any African American) was published in London, England on this day in 1773. Read what praise Wheatley received from George Washington and others by visiting the Today in History section.  For more poetry resources, check out the Primary Source Nexus posts and Library links below. Phillis Wheatley from America's Library Phillis Wheatley From the Catbird Seat March 1, … [Read more...]