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Teacher Education and Professional Development

2018

Eastern Illinois University

Adventure of the American Mind

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Learning With Lincoln: A Teacher Institute Highlighting Abraham Lincoln, Amy Wilkinson Apr 2018

Learning With Lincoln: A Teacher Institute Highlighting Abraham Lincoln, Amy Wilkinson

The Councilor: A Journal of the Social Studies

Southern Illinois University Edwardsville (SIUE) is one of many educational consortiums that house a national grant program, The Library of Congress Teaching with Primary Sources (TPS), formerly Adventure of the American Mind. The SIUE TPS program began serving K-12 educators in 2002 by offering various professional development opportunities to promote the use of digital primary source collections found at the Library of Congress Web site. This article will offer information and resources about a professional development initiative which highlights President Abraham Lincoln using the digital collections found at the Library of Congress Web site.