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1 Teacher Treasures from the Library of Congress Education Outreach

2 Sherrie Metzger-Galloway Library of Congress Teaching with Primary Sources Primary Source Activity Why Use Primary Sources Overview Teacher Resources Q&A Agenda ETech Ohio February 1, :00-4:30 Education Outreach

3 Education Outreach Handout

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5 Education Outreach Activity: Connecting With Primary Sources

6 Education Outreach Activity: Connecting With Primary Sources

7 Education Outreach Activity: Connecting With Primary Sources

8 Education Outreach Activity: Connecting With Primary Sources

9 Education Outreach Activity: Connecting With Primary Sources

10 Education Outreach Activity: Connecting With Primary Sources

11 Education Outreach Activity: Connecting With Primary Sources

12 Education Outreach Activity: Connecting With Primary Sources

13 Education Outreach Activity: Connecting With Primary Sources PD Builder: Connecting with Primary Sources

14 Education Outreach Activity: Connecting With Primary Sources PD Builder: Connecting with Primary Sources

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16 Education Outreach 142 million items 650 miles of bookshelves 470 languages 22,000 items arrive daily 10,000 items added to the collection daily 19+ million items online

17 Education Outreach LOC Primary Sources

18 Education Outreach Why Use Primary Sources Primary sources provide a window into the past……unfiltered access to the record of artistic, social, scientific and political thought and achievement during the specific period under study, produced by people who lived during that period.

19 Education Outreach Bringing young people into close contact with these unique, often profoundly personal, documents and objects can give them a very real sense of what it was like to be alive during a long-past era.

20 Education Outreach Why Use Primary Sources Engage Learners Relate Encourage research Make events real Develop Critical Thinking State standards support critical analysis Often incomplete, no context Analysis process: observations to making inferences Question bias, purpose, point of view Construct Knowledge Confront complexity of past Form reasoned conclusions based on evidence Construct content knowledge from process

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27 Education Outreach Many opportunities for professional development…

28 Education Outreach Choose from 13 activities to build your own pd…

29 Education Outreach Take a self-paced interactive module…

30 Education Outreach Ohio Connection: Teaching With Primary Sources Johanna Moyer, Ph.D. Department of History, Miami University Megan Woods, State Coordinator, National History Day Dr. Anne Abate Southwest Ohio and Neighboring Libraries Regional Library System

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34 Education Outreach News and Events Kathy M. Wells Unioto High School Chillicothe, OH

35 Education Outreach Join with us at and sow the seeds of learning with primary sources!

36 Education Outreach Questions & Answers Sherrie Metzger-Galloway Library of Congress


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