Free Professional Development for Educators!

Jun 15, 20

Library of Congress

This summer, the Library of Congress is offering a series of free, one-hour webinars for educators interested in using primary sources with their students. Individual webinar descriptions and links to register may be found in the table below. Educators participating in a live webinar session may request a certificate for one hour of professional development. Recordings of previously held webinars are also available.

Webinar Schedule (Every Wednesday from 11am – 12 Noon PT)

  • June 17 Pairing Primary Sources and Picture Books
  • June 24 Foundations: Analyzing Complex Images
  • July 1 Turning Inquiry into Action: How to Engage Young Learners with KidCitizen
  • July 8 Foundations: Selecting Primary Sources
  • July 15 Learning to Teach All Over Again: Teachers’ Reflections on Using Primary Source Analysis to Engage English Learners in Critical Democratic Discussions
  • July 22 Foundations: Analyzing Multiple Perspectives
  • July 29 Rosa Parks: In Her Own Words
  • August 5 Foundations: Information Literacy and Primary Sources

Foundations: Introduce core skills and strategies for finding, selecting and analyzing primary sources
Additional sessions: Build on foundational skills and address advanced topics

Click Here to Register!

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