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b2ap3_thumbnail_Monogram Small.jpgThe Teaching with Primary Sources (TPS) Program at Waynesburg University will hold a free professional development series for educators. Coaches Academy for Teachers will meet online each Tuesday from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m., beginning March 17 and running through April 21. 

Coaches Academy for Teachers is an advanced TPS Level III course designed to help teachers develop the skills and knowledge to lead colleagues in using the free Library of Congress digitized sources effectively across the curriculum. Participants earn up to 20 CEU Hours, with an option to earn 10 more post-course.

The online workshop is designed for educators to gain skills in how to apply a variety of teaching strategies to use primary sources effectively to engage students, develop higher order thinking skills and address the Pennsylvania Common Core Standards. Educators will also develop knowledge of adult learning theory, peer coaching strategies and facilitation techniques. 

The course will include live interactive audio chat sessions, peer collaboration and discussion and independent reading and project development. 

Participants who have not completed TPS level I are asked to complete a pre-requisite, TPS BASICS, before March 3. Login information is provided upon registration for Coaches Academy for Teachers. 

Space is limited. Register at: https://forms.waynesburg.edu/machform/view.php?id=441874

For more information, contact Sue Wise at swise@waynesburg.edu or 724-852-3377. 

Funded by a grant from the Library of Congress, TPS at Waynesburg University provides professional development for in-service and pre-service teachers. TPS at Waynesburg University works with schools, universities, libraries and foundations to help teachers throughout Southwestern Pennsylvania use the Library's digitized primary sources to enrich their classroom instruction.

Ashley Wise, Senior Writer/Editor

724.852.7675 or awise@waynesburg.edu

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b2ap3_thumbnail_Monogram Small.jpgWaynesburg University’s Teaching with Primary Sources Program (TPS) will hold a free online workshop, WebQuesting at the Library of Congress, Wednesday evenings from 5:30 to 7 p.m., beginning March 11 and running through April 15. 

Participants can earn up to 20 CEU Hours and will have the opportunity to investigate how WebQuests are used as a teaching tool in supporting student-inquiry. 

Throughout the workshop, participants will experience chat sessions, individual readings and project development. 

Participants who have not completed TPS Level I are asked to complete a pre-requisite, TPS Basics, before the start date. 

Space is limited. Register now at: https://forms.waynesburg.edu/machform/view.php?id=441385.

For more information, contact Sue Wise at swise@waynesburg.edu or 724-852-3377. 

Funded by a grant from the Library of Congress, TPS at Waynesburg University provides professional development for in-service and pre-service teachers. TPS at Waynesburg University works with schools, universities, libraries and foundations to help teachers throughout Southwestern Pennsylvania use the Library's digitized primary sources to enrich their classroom instruction.

Ashley Wise, Senior Writer/Editor

724.852.7675 or awise@waynesburg.edu

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b2ap3_thumbnail_201x201x0001q-WizardOfOz.jpg.pagespeed.ic.-fKhdTouFE.jpgWaynesburg University’s Teaching with Primary Resources Program (TPS) will hold a free online synchronous professional development series for school librarians and media specialists. Coaches Academy for Librarians will meet each Wednesday from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. starting February 25 and running through April 1.

Coaches Academy for Librarians is an advanced TPS Level III course designed to help school librarians and media specialists develop the skills and knowledge to lead teachers in using Library of Congress digitized sources effectively across curriculum. Participants earn up to 20 CEU Hours (optional 10 more post-course).

The course will be facilitated by librarian and TPS Consultant, Jennifer Hanson, and is intended to help participants develop leadership skills and gain knowledge about educational uses of the Library of Congress resources. 

Participants will experience live audio chat sessions, peer collaboration and discussion and independent reading and project development. 

Participants who have not completed TPS Level I are asked to complete a pre-requisite, TPS BASICS, before September 3. Login information is provided upon registration for Coaches Academy for Librarians.   

Space is limited. Register at: https://forms.waynesburg.edu/machform/view.php?id=364493.  

For more information, contact Sue Wise, Associate Director of the TPS Program at Waynesburg University, at swise@waynesburg.edu or 724-852-3377.

Funded by a grant from the Library of Congress, Teaching with Primary Sources (TPS) at Waynesburg University provides professional development for in-service and pre-service teachers. TPS at Waynesburg University works with schools, universities, libraries and foundations to help teachers throughout Southwestern Pennsylvania use the Library's digitized primary sources to enrich their classroom instruction.

 

Ashley Wise, Senior Writer/Editor

724.852.7675 or awise@waynesburg.edu

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Waynesburg University’s Teaching with Primary Sources Program (TPS) will hold TPS Online Institute and Pennsylvania Common Core, a free Level I workshop. TPS Level I Online Institute will be held four Tuesday evenings beginning Tuesday, Feb. 10, and running through Tuesday, March 3, from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m.

All educators are invited to participate and will have the opportunity to earn up to 15 PDE Act 48 Activity Hours. 

TPS Online Institute aims to expand educators’ understanding of the Library of Congress and help them discover effective strategies for teaching with primary sources. 

Participants can expect to learn strategies and methods useful for teaching with primary sources, how to align classroom activities with Common Core standards and foster project development, group discussion and peer collaboration. 

Space is limited. To register, visit: https://forms.waynesburg.edu/machform/view.php?id=371467 

For more information, contact Sue Wise at swise@waynesburg.edu or 724-852-3377. 

Funded by a grant from the Library of Congress, TPS at Waynesburg University provides professional development for in-service and pre-service teachers. TPS at Waynesburg University works with schools, universities, libraries and foundations to help teachers throughout Southwestern Pennsylvania use the Library's digitized primary sources to enrich their classroom instruction.

Ashley Wise, Senior Writer/Editor

724.852.7675 or awise@waynesburg.edu

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Teaching with Primary Sources (TPS) at Waynesburg University will offer its fall institute online, a free professional development opportunity through the Library of Congress, Tuesday evenings from October 28 through November 18, from 5:30 to 6:30.

Participants of TPS and the Common Core will have the opportunity to earn up to 15 PDE Act 48 Activity Hours and can expect an overview of the Library of Congress Teaching with Primary Sources Program.

Participants will learn strategies and methods useful for teaching with primary sources, how to select and use primary sources from www.loc.gov and how to integrate classroom activities with Common Core Standards. Participants can also expect independent reading, asynchronous collaboration and project development.

All educators are encouraged to explore online resources by expanding their understanding of The Library of Congress and discovering effective strategies for teaching with primary sources.

Register online at https://forms.waynesburg.edu/machform/view.php?id=371467

For more information, contact Sue Wise at swise@waynesburg.edu or 724.852.3377.

Funded by a grant from the Library of Congress, TPS at Waynesburg University provides professional development for in-service and pre-service teachers. TPS at Waynesburg University works with schools, universities, libraries and foundations to help teachers throughout Southwestern Pennsylvania use the Library's digitized primary sources to enrich their classroom instruction.

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Ashley Wise, Senior Writer/Editor
724.852.7675 or awise@waynesburg.edu

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