CCIRA Workshop: Using Primary Sources to Teach Literacy and Engage Learners

On Saturday, February 4th, 2017, Teaching with Primary Sources had the opportunity to host a workshop at the 50th Colorado Council International Reading Association (CCIRA) Conference on literacy. Headed by Rolly Schendel, a literacy specialist and professor at the MSU Denver School of Education department, it was a huge success.    Pairing literacy strategies with […]

Teaching a Fully Illustrated and Digital Copy of ‘The Raven’ from the Library of Congress

October brings with it the changing of the seasons, colorful Fall landscapes, and Halloween. What better way to celebrate Halloween than to expose students to Edgar Allen Poe’s The Raven. At Read.gov, which is an extension of the Library of Congress, they have a fully readable, illustrated, digital version of The Raven published in 1884. […]