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Teaching with Primary Sources (TPS) at Barat

Funded by a grant from the Library of Congress, TPS-Barat uses digitized primary sources from the Library to engage K-12 students, foster inquiry and enhance critical thinking skills.

FREE Resources

  1. Teacher Professional Development
  2. Primary Source Activities & Projects
  3. TPS-Barat Primary Source Nexus Resource Blog

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Online Resources Spotlight
¡Viva la Hispanidad!
Celebrate Hispanic Heritage and mine the treasure trove of Library resources related to all things Latino.
Boazio, Baptista. From "St. Augustine, Florida." 1589. Jay I. Kislak Collection
Rare Book and Special Collections Division. http://www.loc.gov/rr/hispanic/img/explore-earlyamericas.jpg
TPS Programs
TPS-Barat provides no-cost teacher professional development to help K-12 educators provide high-quality classroom instruction using the millions of digitized primary sources available from LOC.gov.
The mission of the national Library of Congress Teaching with Primary Sources (TPS) program is to: build of the Library’s educational initiatives; provide content that promotes the effective educational of the Library’s resources; and offer access to and promote sustained use of the Library’s educational resources. Learn more about the Library’s TPS program and other resources available to teachers at www.loc.gov/teachers.
Content created and featured in partnership with the TPS program does not indicate an endorsement by the Library of Congress.
Learn more about Teaching with Primary Sources by visiting www.loc.gov/teachers.