TEACHING WITH PRIMARY SOURCES USING LIBRARY OF CONGRESS ONLINE RESOURCES and MPE Professional Development

Teaching with Primary Sources (TPS) Mississippi, a member of the Library of Congress Teaching with Primary Sources Consortium, provides short- and long-term professional development across the state. TPS Mississippi will present on six different topics, including an overview of the resources available at the Library of Congress online and five different pedagogical strategies for teaching primary sources.  The strategies include visual discovery, corroboration, circle of viewpoints/multiple perspectives, writing for understanding, and the explanation game.  These sessions are useful for social studies, English Language Arts, elementary, and gifted educators.

To register, go to www.mpe.org, click on the “MPE Regional Trainings” tab, and then click on the training you wish to attend or scroll down to locate the MPE calendar and click on the training hyperlink. All registered participants will receive a Zoom invitation via email and/or login information prior to the training.