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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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Lithograph by Merinsky, S. after Brueckner, Henry. "St. Claus." 1872. Library of Congress Prints & Photographs Division Washington, D.C. http://www.loc.gov/pictures/item/2003672851
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.