+ Teacher Institutes from the Library of Congress

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If you’re interested in one day professional development opportunities, the Library of Congress has two for you: 

  • “Creating the US”  Teacher Institute 

Interested in learning strategies to teach about the Declaration of Independence, the Constitution and the Bill of Rights, using the Library of Congress primary sources?  Register to attend this Institute and leave with strategies and materials you can use in your school.

The Institute uses the Library’s exhibition, “Creating the United States,” as its foundation.

Learn how to make this era in our country’s history come alive for students, using images, manuscripts, letters, photographs, maps, and poetry. 

http://myloc.gov/Exhibitions/creatingtheus/Pages/teacher_institute_form.aspx

  • “Exploring the Early Americas” Teacher Institute

Interested in learning strategies to teach about European explorers in the Americas? 

Want to know more about the indigenous cultures of Mesoamerica (Maya, Inca and Aztec)?

Explore the cartographic knowledge of the world in the sixteenth century.  You’ll be able to do all this and more by using the Library of Congress primary sources.  Register and leave with strategies and materials to use at your school.

This Institute uses as its foundation the Library’s exhibition “Exploring the Early Americas.”

Learn how to make this era in history come alive for your students using the Library’s images, manuscripts, letters, three-dimensional objects, and maps.

http://myloc.gov/Exhibitions/earlyamericas/Pages/teacher_institute_form.aspx

The Library of Congress has myriad resources and projects for teachers.  They will add you to its list of email subscribers, so you can find information relevant to your needs.  Visit http://www.LOC.gov

tutoring in Columbus OH:   Adrienne Edwards 614-579-6021   or email  aedwardstutor@columbus.rr.com

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