Held at the Library of Congress in Washington, D.C., these professional development opportunities provide educators of all disciplines with resources and strategies to effectively integrate primary sources into K-12 classroom teaching.
Pam Coomer, library media specialist at Fairdale High School (Jefferson County), was selected from a pool of more than 300 applicants to participate in the Library of Congress Teaching with Primary Sources Summer Teacher Institute.
Pam Coomer, a library media specialist at Fairdale High School (Jefferson County), has been named a 2016 Fund for Teachers (FFT) Fellow. With her $3,200 FFT grant, Coomer – the only recipient from Kentucky – will participate in the Library of Congress Summer Teacher Institute to deepen her knowledge of primary sources and connect students with historical artifacts that inspire [...]
Teachers are invited to apply for the Library of Congress Summer Teacher Institutes, a series of week-long professional development opportunities this summer in Washington, D.C. During the week, participants will draw from sources in the library’s collections to design and refine a primary source activity to use with their students. In the following school year, they are expected to implement [...]