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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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The TPS Journal

This Issue's Theme:
Integrating Historical and Geographic Thinking

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

Primary sources support the study of many disciplines, including both history and geography. Connecting and layering these two disciplines supports investigation of multiple perspectives and contributes to a multi-dimensional understanding of complex topics.

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