Bring the Library of Congress to Your Classroom
Take This Free Course – Open to All Northern Virginia Teachers of
All Subjects and Grade Levels
90 Recertification Points/3 Advanced Academic credits
July 30 – August 6, 2018
8:00 – 4:00 Thoreau Middle School
- Create lessons and activities for immediate classroom use.
- Develop PBL (Project Based Learning) activities for your students.
- Design Performance-Based Assessments with intriguing primary sources.
- Engage students in inquiry and discovery using the rich, digitized collections from the world’s largest library.
- Develop Document-based Questions (DBQs), authentic assessments and media literacy activities.
- Collect photographs, prints, oral histories, film clips, political cartoons, maps, manuscripts, sound recordings with real-life relevance.
- Choose fully prepared, ready-to-use primary source sets, lesson plans and analytical tools from the nation’s Library to enhance critical thinking in your classroom.
- Explore the World Digital Library and its outstanding global resources.
- Dig deeply into historical newspapers (1835-1923) to uncover stories and cultures from the past in order to teach perspective.