Teaching Primary Sources and NonFiction in the Blended Learning ClassroomThis session will focus on learning to access, select, interpret, and manipulate digital media from the U.S. Library of Congress American Memory Collection to teach 21st century digital research and information literacy. You and your students can merge archived text, photography, and printed ephemera to create ditigal scrapbooks and exhibits for presentations and projects. Time will be provided for collaboration and lesson planning. (Grades 6-12)
Michael B. Hornhttp://www.etech.ohio.gov/blended-learning-grant-materials
Library of Congress 2.0
Library of Congress 2.0Teaching Primary Sources andNon-Fiction in the BlendedClassroom usingthe Library of CongressAmerican Memory DigitalArchivesLinda & David LackeyAmerican Memory FellowseTech Ohio 2013
History Channel - Library of Congress – Visitor Experience
Dr. James Billington Billington championed the Library’s AmericanLibrarian of Congress Memory Program which makes freely available1987-Present on-line over 24 million American historical items as a way of “keeping democracy vital”.
Definition of blended learning A formal education program in which a student learns at least in part through online delivery of instruction and content with some element of student control over time, place, path and/or pace and At least in part in a supervised brick-and-mortar place away from homeHeather Staker and Michael B. Horn