Library of Congress: education blog

Library of Congress blogs

The Library of Congress has a range of great blogs looking at collection highlights and how to use primary sources in the classroom.

Some recent posts of interest from the education blog include:

What makes a primary source a primary source?

Looking harder: inspiring close observation

Selecting questions to increase student engagement

For similar posts, take a look at the Teaching strategies page. Their Teachers’ section also has useful templates and lesson ideas to help students engage with primary  and secondary source material.

The Library of Congress also has a photographic collection bloglegal collection blog and a science, business and technology blog.

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