Learn and apply strategies to place historic maps, cartoons, letters, photographs, and more from the Library of Congress at the center of inquiry-based learning. Use these free primary sources to stimulate observations, inferences, and questions, deepening critical thinking skills and content knowledge across disciplines. Access free tools and primary sources from the Library of Congress website and explore strategies for using primary sources to collaborate with classroom teachers.
Learn and apply strategies for reading for information to a variety of primary source formats, make inferences and gather supporting evidence.
Learn strategies for corroborating sources by identifying misconceptions, main and supporting ideas, conflicting information, and point of view.
Participants will learn strategies for locating resources on the Library of Congress website.