Library of Congress hosts free online conference for teachers

Published on Friday, October 14, 2016

Library of CongressThe Library of Congress is hosting its second online conference for teachers Oct. 25-26 from 4-8 pm. Over the course of two days, there will be 15 one-hour sessions facilitated by Library specialists, instructional experts from the Library’s Teaching with Primary Sources Consortium, and other recognized K-12 leaders.

Award-winning children’s author Tonya Bolden will offer the keynote presentation. She’ll discuss her process of research for writing children’s books about historical figures.

Highlights include:

  • A wide range of topics from visual literacy and historical thinking to historic newspapers and the history of the Library of Congress;
  • A focus on finding and using primary sources;
  • Certificates for participating in sessions will be available.

Each session will be recorded and certificates will also be available for a limited time to those who view the recordings.

The events are free, but registration is required. For more information and to register, go to: www.loc.gov/teachers/professionaldevelopment/webinar/online-conference-2016.html


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