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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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TPS Virginia Presents! Dr. Scott Waring - April 21, 4:00 - 4:30
Please join us for a conversation with Dr. Scott Waring, University of Central Florida who will discuss his book - Integrating Primary and Secondary Sources in Teaching: The Sources Framework for Authentic Investigation. 
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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 meed online on Wednesdays, 4:00 - 5:00 p.m. March 3, 10, 17, April 7 followed by independent hours each week. Earn 30 Virginia recertification points upon completion. To register or for more information - email:
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Sherry Levitt, Executive Director

Cynthia Szwajkowksi, Ph.D., Assistant Director

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