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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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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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Join us! TPS Virginia Presents! History Unerased! 5/12/2021
Please join us on May 12 (4:00 - 4:30) to hear from Deb Fowler and Kathleen Barker about History Unerased.

History UnErased brings an all-inclusive approach to building curriculum that ensures all students, today and beyond, learn a more complete story of America. Their curriculum creates a more empowering reflection of who "We the people" includes, promoting genuine understanding and equality for all including LGBTQ Americans.  

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Sherry Levitt, Executive Director

Cynthia Szwajkowksi, Ph.D., Assistant Director

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