Teaching with Primary Sources Western Region presented 2 sessions at the Colorado Council for Social Studies Conference on April 14th, 2017. Connecting to Colorado’s Future Through its Past: Teaching with Primary Sources and the Colorado Encyclopedia This session highlighted our partnership with the Colorado Humanities to deliver professional development opportunities and primary source strategies and […]
We digest much of our information by viewing pictures, illustrations, and videos. “Question Writer” helps learners think critically about the world around them by learning to ask purposeful questions. The Question Writer Activity is a shortened version of the Question Formulation Technique from the Right Question Institute, and is engaging for all ages and skills […]
The Teaching with Primary Sources program at Metropolitan State University of Denver offers up these top 10 tools for researching with the Library of Congress.
One of the greatest opportunities Teaching with Primary Sources gives St. Edwards University – 2010: The original intent for this grant was to train a group of teachers who could implement TPS techniques in their classrooms, and disseminate what they had learned to their communities. St. Edwards is remarkable in that they never truly stopped using their […]
We Made New Connections at TLD 2014, Did You? “Happy birthday to you, happy birthday TLD!” Yes, thanks to Two Geeky Teachers Michelle Pearson and Laura Israelsen’s contagious enthusiasm, we all sang “Happy Birthday” to Teacher Librarian Day during the conference. This year marked the 10th anniversary of TLD, so we celebrated with a big […]