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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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Read About the Constitution in Plain English
Civics and Government teachers and their students can now access Read About the Constitution in Plain English in the new and improved Constitution Annotated
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Free Webinar: Searching Digital Archives: Library of Congress and U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
Webinar open to all! August 29, 7:00 - 8:30
Gain confidence in accessing rich archives without the steep learning curve that typically accompanies the use of online resources. Make the Library of Congress and U.S. Patent and Trademark resources accessible to your students.

Join Cynthia Szwajkowski of TPS Virginia, and Maggie Nunley, Teaching and Learning Librarian at the University of Virginia, as they take you through the process of navigating digital archives at the Library of Congress and the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.

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Sherry Levitt, Executive Director

Cynthia Szwajkowksi, Ph.D., Assistant Director

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