Special Topics Workshops
Take your Level One knowledge deeper with extended exploration of Library of Congress collections and resources related to a specific topic or themes. These workshops are generally one-day options offered at a central site.
Examples of previous topics covered include: various Civil War themes (related to the 150th anniversary of the US Civil War), African American Experience in the West, Folklife – stories, music and foods, Media Literacy, Digital Storytelling, Creation Station: making classroom resources, American Views and Voices, Civics and Congress.
Past Special Topics Workshop Agendas:
- Music: US History Through Sound and Meter,Saturday February 14
- Ciphers, Codes, and Spies, Oh My!.
- Those Were the Days at Centerra, July 22
- Culture and Community
- Primary Sources in the Common Core Classroom
- The Media and Propaganda: America at the End of the 19th Century
- Stirring the Pot: The Rebellion Begins
- Reading the Civil War
- We the People: Voices Shaped America
- Uncovering the Greatness of the Gettysburg Address
- Digital Storytelling
- The Civil War Begins!
- Primary Source Creation Station III
- Primary Source Creation Station: The Web 2.0 Way
- September 11: Witness and Response
- Civics, Congress and the Next Generation
- African Americans: the Rural Western Experience
- Primary Source Creation Station
- American Views and Voices
- Pages of the Past: Newspapers and Media Literacy