Kira Duke

Performing arts are a rich part of America's culture, and can be used to teach a wide range of subjects beyond arts classes. This webcast explores primary sources relating to the performing arts on the Library of Congress Web site, particularly popular, professional, and folk music of early 20th-century America. Educator materials, teaching strategies, and a website demonstration are included.

This program explores the collections and resources related to conservation and environmental science available through the Library of Congress Web site, demonstrates how to use these collections and resources as effective teaching tools, and provides suggestions for how to use these materials in the classroom.

This program explores the vast collections of maps available through the Library of Congress, demonstrates how to use maps as effective teaching tools, and provides materials for using these primary sources in the classroom.

This program explores many of the political cartoons available through the Library of Congress website, demonstrates how to use cartoons and illustrations as effective teaching tools, and provides supporting materials for using these primary sources in the classroom.

Using Historic Maps to Develop Geographic Awareness

This program highlights the experiences of teachers who participated in the Teaching with Primary Sources 2010 Summer Institute. From brainstorming with primary sources in a workshop to implementing lesson ideas in the classroom, teachers share their experiences using the resources of the Library of Congress Web site.

Explore how you can use primary sources from the Library of Congress to address common core standards in English/language arts and literacy in history/social studies, science, and technical subjects.

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