Weekly Highlights: 01/04/2016
Bring the Library of Congress to Your Classroom (3 credit)
Take This Free Course - Open to All Northern Virginia Teachers -
Bring the Library of Congress to Your Classroom
90 Re-certification Points/3 Advanced Academic Credits
Thursday evenings - January 28 May 26, 2016 - 4:30 7:30
Location: Leis Center, 7423 Camp Alger Ave., Falls Church, VA 22042
Fairfax teachers - sign up through MyPLT and on TPSNVA.org.
Alexandria, Arlington, Falls Church teachers should go to TPSNVA.org to register or call 703-294-6270 for more information.
Create lessons and activities for immediate classroom use.
Explore Library of Congress digital treasures with real life relevance to promote literacy, critical thinking and enhance learning.
Engage students in inquiry, global research and discovery using the rich, digitized collections from the World Digital Library.
Collect fully prepared primary source sets, lesson plans and analytical tools from the nations Library to enhance critical thinking in your classroom.
Dig deeply into historical newspapers (1835-1923) to uncover stories and culture from the past to teach perspective.
Sample photographs, prints, oral histories, film clips, political cartoons, maps, manuscripts, sound recordings and more.
Investigate ready-to-use activities and lessons for your subject/grade all correlated to the SOLs.
Create short inquiry projects such as DBQs with primary sources.