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TPS MSU Denver Hosts Primary Sources and Literacy Workshop at CCIRA Conference 2018

Teaching with Primary Sources at MSU Denver hosted a workshop on February 10th, 2018 at the Colorado Council of the International Reading Association Conference. This conference provides us with a great opportunity to find new and engaging ways to integrate primary sources into literacy strategies for the K-12 classroom. After last year’s conference, we knew […]

New Congress, Civic Participation, and Primary Source Projects at the Library of Congress

The Library of Congress in collaboration with three educational institutes just launched 3 new interactives for iOS, Android and the web. These are engaging, fun, and informative apps created to increase civic participation through the use of primary sources.   Eagle Eye Citizen Eagle Eye Citizen engages middle and high school students in solving and […]

TPS Western Region 2017 Summer Institute – Collaborating on Primary Source Lesson Plans

Teaching social studies is about learning critical thinking and analysis skills, understanding and utilizing evidence, identifying perspective and bias, and becoming an engaged citizen and active listener. Content is ubiquitous and students can access historical content anywhere with an internet connection from their smartphone or computer. Historical thinking skills are not just for historians, but […]