View this email in your browser

Primary Sources and Teaching Online
Webinar Series

Presented by the Teaching with Primary Sources Western Region and the TPS Teachers Network at Metropolitan State University of Denver.

Webinars will be from 4:00 - 5:00pm (Mountain Time) on every Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, ending on May 14th. 

April 28th, 2020

Primary Sources LTE

  • 4:00 - 4:30: Sustainably Teaching Primary Sources Online
  • 4:30 - 5:00: Reflecting on the World Around Us, Circle of Viewpoints
Hosts: Elizabeth James, Archivist and Digital Preservation Librarian at Marshall University; Judy Bee, Associate Director of TPS Midwest Region at ISU, Amy Wilkinson, Program Director and Instructor at SIUE

April 29th, 2020

Let's Chat! Taking the QFT Online with EdTech Tools

  • 4:00 - 5:00: Join Right Question Institute and EdTech professionals for using the Question Formulation Technique in an online setting.
Hosts: Sarah Westbrook, Director of Professional Learning at RQI; Katy Connolly, Education Program Associate (RQI); Laura Israelsen, Teaching Librarian; Michelle Pearson, Social Studies Educator; Jay Sorensen; Educational Technology Coordinator

April 30th, 2020

Collecting and Curating Primary Sources with Purpose

  • 4:00 - 4:30: What makes a useful primary source set? How do you select and curate the sources for your students? 
  • 4:30 - 5:00: Teaching and sharing primary source sets with Adobe Spark and more!
Host: TPS Western Region and TPS Teachers Network

Join us April 28th - 30th from 4:00 - 5:00pm (MT) Zoom: 


Password: Primary1

Join Webinar | 4/28 - 4/30 | 4:00 - 5:00pm
*Each webinar will offer a professional development certificate
Teaching Online with Primary Sources
Join the Teaching Online with Primary Sources group in the TPS Teachers Network to find and share resources teaching strategies.

Spark Your Album!

Volume 5 - Geography

Volume 1 | Volume 2 |
Volume 3 | Volume 4 |

Webinar Recordings

All previous and future webinar recordings can be found in the TPS Teacher Network Album here


Library of Congress Online Office Hours

Join Library of Congress education specialists on WebEx every Tuesday and Thursday from 2:00 – 3:00 pm ET. Each session will include a 20 minute topical presentation with plenty of time for questions and answers with Library experts.  Upcoming session topics can be accessed by clicking on this link.  


Jason Reynolds will address young people directly and provide helpful ways to express creativity through various prompts and activities.

Date and Time: Tuesdays and Thursdays at 10:30 am ET
April through May 2020

New | Library of Congress: Engage! 

The Library's doors may be closed, but we are still here for you. On this page you'll find ways to engage with authors you love and ways to connect to the Library’s resources from anywhere in the world. Visit Engage!  

Teaching with Primary Sources Internship at the Young Readers Center

The Young Readers Center (YRC) at the Library of Congress seeks interns to support the daily operation of the YRC and help it more closely align its programming for families with children (ages 7+) with Library of Congress digitized collections. Interns will gain high-quality experience while working alongside Library staff to devise, test, and disseminate approaches for offering enriched, primary source-based programming for the target audience.
*Monthly stipend available. 
Application Deadline: 5/4/2020
More information here.

Announcement for TPS Western Region

If you have the need for professional development in your school, district, etc., let us know if we can help. The TPS Western Region can offer grants for professional development using Library of Congress resources and strategies, as well as customized workshops for educators of all grade levels.
Email us at
Copyright © 2023 Teaching with Primary Sources at Metropolitan State University of Denver, All rights reserved.

 Update your email preferences  |  Unsubscribe from this list.

Email Marketing Powered by Mailchimp