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Funded by a grant from the Library of Congress, Teaching with Primary Sources, Virginia serves preK-16 teachers throughout Virginia. Teaching with Primary Sources provides free professional development programs to connect educators to the Library's rich, digitized primary source materials and resources to help teachers design challenging, inquiry-based instruction.


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Bring the Library of Congress to your classroom - Free online course, 30 recertification points
Join us for Bring the Library of Congress to Your Classroom - a free online course open to teachers of all subjects and grade levels. We will meet online everyday July 12 - 16 (9:00 - 10:30) followed by 1.5 hours of independent work each day. Earn 30 Virginia recertification points upon completion. To register or for more information - email:
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Join us! TPS Virginia Presents! Free upcoming webinars
Join us on May 19 (4:00-4:30) to hear from Jacqueline Coburn, Curator for the Rare Children's Books collection at the Library of Congress. Gain new insights into teaching and learning by exploring this unique online collection of historically significant children's books published more than 100 years ago. Enjoy a conversation between an education expert and a cataloger of rare American children's books, Jackie Coleburn. Discover classic works, lesser-known treasures, poems, illustrations and more.

May 26 (4:00 - 4:30) - TPS Virginia Presents! Great teaching resources for local history/geography projects.
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Sherry Levitt, Executive Director

Cynthia Szwajkowksi, Ph.D., Assistant Director

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