Professional Development Activities 

 

Title Creator                                                                                        Topic(s)

18th Century Household Gardens for Intern Training 

Lynda Gillow 

Social Studies/Social Sciences; Sciences; Mathematics; Art/Music (Fine Arts); English/Language Arts/Literacy

1976 and 2016 Presidential Campaigns

Debra Pope Johnson 

Social Studies/Social Sciences; History

Addressing the Learning Styles and Diverse Needs of all Students Using Primary Sources

Lois Parker-Hennion

Social Studies/Social Sciences; Sciences; Mathematics; Art/Music (Fine Arts); English/Language Arts/Literacy

The Art of War

Jeff Hawks

Social Studies/Social Sciences; Art/Music (Fine Arts)

Battles, Bends, and Breastworks: A Map Analysis from the Creek War, 1813-1814

Charles Elfer

Social Studies/Social Sciences; History

Better or Worse? The Push-Pull migration factors in 19th Century America

Glenn Wiebe and Terri Peckham

 

Social Studies/Social Sciences; Special Education

 

Blending Primary Sources and Literacy

Mike Barrett

English/Language Arts/Literacy; Special Education 

Book Backdrops and the American Revolution

Anne Walker

Social Studies/Social Sciences; Art/Music (Fine Arts); English/Langauage Arts/Literacy 

“Building” Literacy Across the Curriculum Using Primary Sources

Temeka Lomax 

Social Studies/ Social Sciences; Art/Music (Fine Arts); English/Language Arts/Literacy; Sciences; Mathematics

Captain John Smith: Fact or Fiction

Janet Huber

Social Studies/Social Sciences; English/Language Arts; Art/Music (Fine Arts)

Challenge: Education for African Americans

William Obrochta

Social Studies/Social Sciences; History

Change-Gin for the Better?

Jodi Wheeler-Toppen

Social Studies/Social Sciences

Christopher Columbus: Hero or Villain? Using Primary Sources as Supporting Evidence

Angela Johnson 

Social Studies/Social Sciences

Citing Evidence to Support Claims with Sources from the Library of Congress

Grant R. Miller

Social Studies/Social Sciences; Special Education; English/Language Arts/Literacy; Art/ Music (Fine Arts)

The Civil Rights Movement

Marcia de Steuben

Social Studies/Social Sciences; History

Civil War Recruitment in the Mid-Atlantic Region

Susan Sahlstrom

Social Studies/Social Sciences; English/Language Arts/Literacy; Technology

Connecting Local to Global: Primary Sources and Place-Based Learning

Theresa C. Lindboe 

Social Studies/Social Sciences; English/Language Arts/Literacy; Sciences; Art/Music (Fine Arts)

"The Courage to Remember" unit for Holocaust Remembrance Week

Gorman Lee

 

Social Studies/Social Sciences

 

Cumberland, Maryland: Exploration, Encounter, Exchange

Grace Leatherman

Social Studies/Social Sciences; Special Education; English/Language Arts/Literacy

Days of Future Past: Making Cross-Curricular Connections with Primary Sources

Eric Gershman

English/Language Arts/Literacy; Art/Music (Fine Arts); Sciences

Developing Inquiry-based Lessons with Digital Primary Sources

Toni Martindell

 

Social Studies/Social Sciences; Technology Integrators; Library Media Specialists

Discovering Primary Source Resources

Miriam Klein

Social Studies/Social Sciences; English/Language Arts/Literacy 

Discovering Primary Sources, Websites of Primary Source Documents, and the Teaching Modules from the Library of Congress

Edward Dorgan

Social Studies/Social Sciences

The Dust Bowl- What Do You See & What Do You Hear?

Deborah Creamer 

English/Language Arts/Literacy; Social Studies/Social Sciences

Easy, Peasy Lesson Plans & Your School Library

Shawn Weisser

Social Studies/Social Sciences; Technology; Art/Music (Fine Arts); English/Language Arts/Literacy

Engaging Students with Primary Sources

Ashley Darland

Social Studies/Social Sciences

Engaging Young Learners Using Inquiry Based Learning and Primary Sources

Makalah Beazell

 

Art/Music (Fine Arts); Bilingual/ESL; English/Language Arts/Literacy; Social Studies/Social Sciences

Enhancing Historical Thinking Strategies Using Primary Sources

Julie Carter

Social Studies/Social Sciences; Art/Music (Fine Arts); Technology; English/Language Arts/Literacy

Episodes of Misinformation, Sensationalism, and Fake News in History – Yellow Journalism

Michael Feldman

 

English/Language Arts/Literacy; Social Studies/Social Sciences

 

Erie Last Summer of Peace 1941

Greg Henning

 

Social Studies/Social Sciences

 

Esperanza Rising: Using Literature as a Backdrop for Inquiry-Based Learning in the Social Studies

Tasha Anderson

English/ Language Arts/ Literacy; Social Studies/ Social Sciences

Exploring Contemporary Life Through the Arts

Salika Lawrence

 

Art/Music (Fine Arts); Bilingual/ESL; English/Language Arts; Mathematics

 

Exploring the World with Maps

Kim Guthrie

 

Social Sudies/ Social Sciences; Language Arts/Literacy

The Facts in Fiction: Using Library of Congress Primary Sources to Enhance Book Discussions

Linda M. Buckley

English/Language Arts/Literacy

Going to the Source! Teaching and Researching with Library of Congress

Chris Bunin 

Social Studies/Social Sciences; English/Language Arts/Literacy 

Google Community: Librarians as Leaders

Patricia Eyer

Social Studies/Social Sciences; Art/Music (Fine Arts); Mathematics; Sciences; Technology; English/Language Arts/Literacy

The Great Gatsby and American Consumerism of the 1920s
The Great Gatsby Book Backdrop

Heidi Bamford

English/Language Arts/Literacy; Art/Music (Fine Arts); Social Studies/Social Sciences

Greek and Roman Mythology Gods and Legends

Cassandra Ferrier

English/Language Arts/Literacy; History; Art/Music (Fine Arts) 

History as Geography: Teaching with Primary Sources and ArcGIS Online

Scott Roper

 

Social Studies/Social Sciences; History; Geography; Technology

 

Historical Thinking and Primary Sources

Sarah Rooker

Social Studies/Social Sciences; English/Language Arts/Literacy

History Then and Now

Tia Felock

History 

How a Federal Law can have a Trickle Down Impact on Local Communities

Matthew Urtz

Social Studies/Social Sciences; Sciences; English/Language Arts/Literacy  

How Did the Women’s Suffrage Movement Shape and Reflect the Lives of American Women in the 19th and Early 20th Century?

Mary Ann Knight

Social Studies/Social Sciences 

How Primary Sources Can Wake Up Your Classroom

Greg Giardina

Social Studies/Social Sciences; English/Language Arts/Literacy; Sciences 

Immigration in the United States: Using Primary Sources to Explore the American Dream

Kathleen Neumann 

Social Studies/Social Sciences; History 

Immigration: Past and Present

Amy Kerr

Social Studies/Social Sciences; History  

Incorporating Inquiry into Instruction—Topic: Slavery in Georgia

Ashleigh Oatts

Social Studies/Social Sciences; English/Language Arts/Literacy  

Inquiring Minds Want to Know

Michelle Haddix

Social Studies/Social Sciences

Instructional Change Through Inquiry and Primary Source Content

Mariah Kramer

Social Studies/Social Sciences 

Integrating Resources from the Library of Congress to Teach Historical Concepts

Meghan Manfra 

Social Studies/Social Sciences; History 

Intro to Primary Sources and the LOC Analysis Tool

Anna Brawley

Social Studies/Social Sciences 

Introducing Primary Source Resources--A Scavenger Hunt

Kathryn Pokalo 

Social Studies/Social Sciences; Art/Music (Fine Arts); Special Education 

Introduction to Primary and Secondary Sources

Jedda Queen

Social Studies/Social Sciences; Art/Music (Fine Arts); English/Language Arts/Literacy

Introduction to Primary Sources

Deborah Domingues-Murphy

Social Studies/Social Sciences; Art/Music (Fine Arts); Mathematics; Sciences; English/Language Arts/Literacy 

Introduction to TPS Professional Development

Deborah Domingues-Murphy

Social Studies/Social Sciences 

The Library of Congress: More than Meets the Eye!

Christa Reitz

Social Studies/Social Sciences; Art/Music (Fine Arts); English/Language Arts/Literacy; Sciences; Special Education  

“Lights, Camera, Action: American Memories at the Library of Congress”

Jacqueline Morgan

Social Studies/Social Sciences; History; English/Language Arts/Literacy 

Link and Discover

TPS at Waynesburg University Staff

Socal Studies/Social Sciences 

Making Connections Through the Use of Primary Resources

Patricia Feriano

Social Studies/Social Sciences; English/Language Arts/Literacy

The Man of Commerce Map

Evan Liddiard

Social Studies/Social Sciences 

Map Analysis Across the Curriculum

Ann Cracovaner

Bilingual/ESL; Art/Music; English/Language Arts/Literacy; Mathematics

Mapping Out Ways to Include Geography in the C3 Framework

Heidi Bamford

Social Studies/Social Sciences

Maps Tell Stories: The American Revolution

Michelle LeBlanc

Social Studies/Social Sciences; History 

Moving through Primary Resources with the Library of Congress and Thinking Routines

Annette Vanderwall

Social Studies/Social Sciences

Museum Walk 

TPS at Waynesburg University Staff 

Social Studies/Social Sciences 

Music Literacy + the Common Core: Engaging Students Using Library of Congress Primary Sources

Lillian Pailen 

Social Studies/Social Sciences; Art/Music (Fine Arts) 

Myth versus reality – what really happened at Plymouth?

Michelle Zupan

Social Studies/Social Sciences; History 

Old Newspapers Reveal Great Stuff About the Past

Marty Greeble 

Social Studies/Social Sciences; English/Language Arts/Literacy 

Primary Source Evidence of Japanese American Internment during WWII

Laurian Newell

 

English/Language Arts/Literacy; Social Studies/Social Sciences

Primary Sources, the Battle of Gettysburg, and the Killer Angels 

The Killer Angels Book Backdrop

 

David Divelbliss 

Social Studies/Social Sciences; English/Language Arts/Literacy 

Primary Sources and Getting Familiar with the Library of Congress

Sandy Woolfolk

Social Studies/Social Sciences 

Primary Sources from the Library of Congress in International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme Classrooms

Candace Slobodnik

Social Studies/Social Sciences; Sciences; History; Mathematics; English/Language Arts/Literacy

Primary Sources: The Key to Library/Classroom Collaboration

Stephanie Labert

Social Studies/Social Sciences; Technology 

Primary sources of our lives

Aruna Patel

Social Studies/Social Sciences

Primary Sources – the REAL DEAL for Project Based Learning

Audrey Mitchell

Social Studies/Social Sciences; English/ Language Arts/Literacy; Technology 

Primary Sources- Today and Yesterday

Jayne F. Young

Social Studies/Social Sciences; Technology; English/Language Arts/Literacy; Special Education; Sciences; Mathematics

Scavenger Hunt

TPS at Waynesburg University Staff

Social Studies/Social Sciences 

Scott's Great Snake

TPS at Waynesburg University Staff

Social Studies/Social Sciences 

Selecting the Right Source

TPS at Waynesburg University Staff

Social Studies/Social Sciences 

Setting the Stage: Using Visual Literacy & Primary Sources as a Backdrop for Literature

Jodi Sabra

Social Studies/Social Sciences; English/Language Arts/Literacy; Technology 

Striving for educational equality: Georgia Congress of Colored Parents and Teachers

Jena Sibille

 

English/Language Arts/Literacy; Social Studies/Social Sciences

 

Sugar, Slavery and Salem

Maryann Zujewski

Social Studies/Social Sciences 

Taking a Stand with Chemical Weapons: The Edgewood Arsenal in WWI

Grace Leatherman

Social Studies/Social Sciences; English/Language Arts/Literacy; Special Education; Technology 

Teaching Immigration Using Primary Sources

Nancy Cole

Social Studies/Social Sciences; Art/Music (Fine Arts); English/Language Arts/Literacy; Special Education

TPS Professional Development

Darshell Silva

Social Studies/Social Sciences 

Unlocking your Inner Sherlock: Inquiry Learning with Primary Sources

Juan Walker

Social Studies/Social Sciences; English/Language Arts/Literacy; Art/Music (Fine Arts) 

The US Constitution and the Bill of Rights: Relevance to today

Sara Lail 

Social Studies/Social Sciences; English/Language Arts/Literacy; Technology; Special Education 

Using LOC Primary Sources to Explore the Gilded Age

Cyndi Mottola Poole

Social Studies/Social Sciences 

Using Library of Congress Primary Sources – Political Cartoons

 Andrea Jackson

Social Studies/Social Sciences; English/Language Arts/Literacy; Technology; Special Education 

Using Library of Congress Resources to Study Westward Expansion

Lauren Marcus Feld

English/Language Arts/Literacy; Social Studies/Social Sciences

Using the Lewis & Clark Expedition as a Means for Cross-Curricular Collaboration

Vincent C Genovese

English/Language Arts/Literacy; Sciences; Social Studies/Social Sciences

Using the Library of Congress Website to Bring History to Life

Sharon Smith

Social Studies/Social Sciences; Art/Music (Fine Arts); Technology; English/Language Arts/Literacy

Using Maps as Primary Sources

Shana Goodall

Social Studies/Social Sciences; History 

Using Online Primary Sources from the Library of Congress

Heather Kensill

Social Studies/Social Sciences; Sciences; Technology; English/Language Arts/Literacy 

Using the Online Resources at the Library of Congress to Teach about Immigration

Arlene Gardner

Social Studies/Social Sciences; Technology; English/Language Arts/Literacy

Using Primary Sources to Analyze Photographs

Shanna Meyers

Social Studies/Social Sciences 

Using the Primary Sources Sets to Support NYS Social Studies C3 Toolkits

Tom Schweizer

Social Studies/Social Sciences; Technology 

Using Primary Sources Staff Development Session 

Ann Kennedy

Social Studies/Social Sciences

Using Primary Sources to Tell the Story of Early American Immigrants

Ameerah Al-Mateen

Social Studies/Social Sciences

Utilizing Primary Sources to Explore Japanese Internment and Korematsu v. United States

Christie Norris 

Social Studies/Social Sciences 

What's a Patent, Mr. President? Primary Source Materials from the Industrial Revolution

Beth Woodward

Social Studies/Social Sciences; English/Language Arts/Literacy; Mathematics; Sciences; Special Education

What's in Your Pockets?

Gregory Adler

Social Studies/Social Sciences 

When the People Could Fly: the Stories of Their Lives…

Denise Peloquin-Burns

Social Studies/Social Sciences; Art/Music (Fine Arts); English/Language Arts/Literacy; Special Education  

 


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