Presentation on theme: "Exploring The Library of Congress. Objectives 1.Become familiar with location of digitized materials and teaching resources available from the Library."— Presentation transcript:
Exploring The Library of Congress
Objectives 1.Become familiar with location of digitized materials and teaching resources available from the Library of Congress (LOC). 2.Gain an understanding of how LOC primary sources can be used to promote inquiry-based learning. 3.Access LOC professional development modules and supplemental support.
1.Location and availability of LOC Resources…. Finding what you need
Background Key Resources User access Help
Short Webcasts to engage user Popular entry point to access Library
2.Inquiry Learning and Primary Sources, Using the Library of Congress with your Classrom. Let’s explore the best access points and the tools for teaching critical thinking by connecting to the teacher page.
Click on each Teacher page resource to connect.
Lesson plans by topic or era
Inquiry Learning Using Library of Congress Primary Resources in the classroom Your team’s assignment 1.Choose a recorder 2.Quickly review the analysis tool prompts 3.Using your primary source, discuss and record a few answers under each of the 3 prompt categories: Observe, Reflect, and Question. Be ready for a group share in ten minutes