Funded by a grant from the Library of Congress, the Teaching with Primary Sources (TPS) program at MSU Denver coordinates the TPS Western Region which serves 16 Western States by offering grants to organizations that plan to integrate the Library’s resources into educational programs and teaching materials.
The TPS program at MSU Denver also administers the TPS Teachers Network which is a professional learning community centered on Library of Congress primary sources. Join today at tpsteachersnetwork.org.
The Teaching with Primary Sources (TPS) Consortium fosters collaborations between members, Library of Congress staff, and the broader community to increase the educational value of Library’s collections for learners representing diverse communities, perspectives, and endeavors. Learn more about the TPS Partner Program on the Library of Congress Website.
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Tl;dr: Brain Movers is another teaching tool you can put in your toolbox that works synchronously or asynchronously, and online or offline. Forty-seven Brain Movers explained in detail below can be freely accessed and used to build visual literacy skills through quick, repetitious primary source analysis. We encourage you to copy and adapt them for […]
Many writers, including Mark Twain, were heavily influenced by their environment. Before Huck and Jim decide to travel along the Mississippi River in The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, for example, the book starts in St. Petersburg, Missouri, which was based on his hometown, Hannibal, in the same state. Even where Huck and Jim meet, Jackson’s […]
Thanks to a recent grant from TPS Western Region, over 100 Library of Congress field recordings of folk songs from the western United States have been added to Holy Names University’s online American Folk Song Collection (AFSC) at the Kodály Center. This online resource provides free access to over 600 traditional folk songs from primary […]