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Funded by a grant from the Library of Congress, Teaching with Primary Sources, Northern Virginia (TPSNVA) serves K-12 teachers throughout Arlington, Alexandria, Fairfax and Falls Church schools as well as other Virginia school systems. TPSNVA provides free professional development programs to connect teachers to the Library's rich, digitized primary source materials and resources to help teachers design challenging, high-quality instruction.


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School Days from The Library of Congress
The First Day of School is approaching so we’d like to point you to The Library of Congress’  Prints and Photographs Online Collection  and its excellent search engine.
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It's still summer -- from the Library of Congress

Even though school days are approaching, we’re not quite ready to say goodbye to summer, so we thought we’d send links to some of the many seasonal items you can find at the Library of Congress:

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Sherry Levitt, Executive Director

Cynthia Szwajkowski, Ph.D
Assistant Director


11244 Waples Mill Rd, G-2, Fairfax, VA 22030

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TPS Quarterly
This Issue's Theme:

image of tps quarterlyPrimary Sources and the Common Core State Standards
This issue illustrates how primary sources can support teaching to meet the Common Core State Standards (CCSS)

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