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About the Program

The Teaching with Primary Sources Program works with colleges and other educational organizations to deliver professional development programs that help teachers use the Library of Congress's rich reservoir of digitized primary source materials to design challenging, high-quality instruction.

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TPS Regional Program

The Library of Congress awards grants under the Teaching with Primary Sources (TPS) Regional program to school districts, universities, cultural institutions, library systems and other educational organizations who wish to incorporate TPS materials and methods into their existing education and professional development programs for pre and in-service teachers, librarians, media specialists and other K-12 educators.

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Upcoming Events

November 2012

3 TPS-Cotsen Foundation — Constitutional Legacy: Turning History into Action - one day workshop

3 TPS-University of Northern Colorado — The Blue & the Gray: Insights Today (Civil War | Web 2.0)

8 TPS-Middle Tennessee Workshop — Addressing Common Core with Primary Sources and Inquiry - workshop

Calendar of Events

The TPS Journal

This Issue's Theme:
Primary Sources and the Common Core State Standards

Collage from the tps newsletter of children and a draft of the Declaration of Independence

This issue illustrates how primary sources can support teaching to meet the Common Core State Standards (CCSS)

Consortium Member Showcase

The University of California at Davis (UC Davis)

TPS-University of California, Davis workshops offer K-12 teachers opportunities to learn from both content experts and peers

The University of California at Davis (UC Davis), founded in 1905, is a top research and teaching university from one of the world’s pre-eminent public university systems. Spread out over 5,300 acres in the Central Valley, UC Davis serves 32,290 students in 102 undergraduate majors and 90 graduate programs and is geographically the largest UC campus.

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