[library-media] Fwd: The Learning Page Newsletter, July 2003

Paula Zsiray paula.zsiray@cache.k12.ut.us
Wed, 30 Jul 2003 16:06:37 -0600


Some of this might be of interest (if you haven't already seen the information)

>Date: Wed, 30 Jul 2003 12:26:31 -0400
>Subject: The Learning Page Newsletter, July 2003
>From: learningpage@loc.gov
>
>The mid-summer period, with the new school year still on the horizon, is 
>often a time of great creativity and an exciting sense of unlimited 
>possibilities. What better time to peruse the resources of the Library of 
>Congress'  Web sites to see how they can enhance your teaching?
>
>SO WHAT'S NEW?
>
>
>THE LEARNING PAGE COMMUNITY CENTER
>
>June - July
>The Lewis and Clark Community Center showcases resources from all of The 
>Library of Congress Web sites.
>(http://www.loc.gov/learn/community/cc_lewisandclark.php)
>
>Don't miss the wonderful online Exhibition...
>Rivers, Edens and Empires
>(http://www.loc.gov/exhibits/lewisandclark/)
>
>Preview The Learning Page activity...
>Fill Up the Canvas ... Rivers of Words: Exploring with Lewis and Clark
>(http://memory.loc.gov/learn/features/lewisandclark/)
>
>Coming in August...
>A new Community Center - Baseball... As American As Apple Pie!
>
>
>THE LEARNING PAGE FEATURES
>
>New content has been added to the American Memory Timeline Feature. We 
>hope the additions: Colonial Settlement, 1600s-1763, and The American 
>Revolution, 1763-1783, are  helpful.
>(http://memory.loc.gov/learn/features/timeline/)
>
>
>CHAT WITH THE LEARNING PAGE STAFF
>
>View transcripts from past Learning Page Chat sessions:
>(http://learning.loc.gov/learn/community/chat/chattranscripts.html)
>
>Chats are held on the Tapped In Web site, which has a new look and feel 
>for the new school year. If you are a registered user, you will need to 
>register again for the NEW Tapped In. You can log on as either a 
>registered user  (there is no charge for registration) or as a guest.
>
>Next chat: July 31, 2003 at 8:00 P.M. EDT
>Topic:  Lewis and Clark
>Hosted by staff from The Learning Page and Exhibitions
>
>
>AUTHORS, WHERE ARE YOU?
>
>We continue to seek YOUR ideas for "The Source," an online newsletter 
>written by and for educators. We welcome your Teaching Idea, Feature or 
>Tech Tip articles!
>(http://learning.loc.gov/learn/community/am_newsletter/)
>
>
>WATCH FOR US ...
>
>Don't miss an opportunity to meet Learning Page staff and American Memory 
>Fellows as they offer presentations and workshops at conferences across 
>the nation.  Follow The Learning Page "NEWS!" link to find out more.
>(http://memory.loc.gov/learn/news/)
>
>
>THE WISE GUIDE...
>
>Have you seen it? In an engaging magazine format, The Wise Guide provides 
>a sampling of resources from all of the Library's Web sites. A new edition 
>is published each month and past editions are archived for your use.
>(http://www.loc.gov/wiseguide/)
>
>
>NEW LIBRARY OF CONGRESS AND AMERICAN MEMORY COLLECTIONS TO VISIT...
>
>Courage, Patriotism, Community:
>features veterans' stories, patriotic music, and unique community traditions
>(http://www.loc.gov/rr/courage/)
>
>The Stars and Stripes: The American Soldiers' Newspaper of World War I, 
>1918 - 1919
>(http://memory.loc.gov/ammem/sgphtml/sashtml/sashome.html)
>
>American Women: A Gateway to Library of Congress Resources for the Study 
>of Women's History and Culture in the United States
>(http://lcweb2.loc.gov/ammem/awhhtml/)
>
>After the Day of Infamy: "Man-on-the-Street" Interviews Following the 
>Attack on Pearl Harbor
>(http://memory.loc.gov/ammem/afcphhtml/afcphhome.html)
>
>The Chinese in California: 1850 - 1925
>(http://memory.loc.gov/ammem/award99/cubhtml/cichome.html)
>
>Updated collection...
>
>A Century of Lawmaking for the New Nation: U.S. Congressional Documents 
>and Debates, 1774 - 1873
>Don't miss the Special Presentations!
>(http://memory.loc.gov/ammem/amlaw/lawhome.html)
>
>Meeting of Frontiers
>(http://international.loc.gov/intldl/mtfhtml/mfhome.html)
>There are wonderful resources here for studying the Exploration of the 
>American West.
>(http://international.loc.gov/intldl/mtfhtml/mfdiscvry/discamer.html)
>
>
>Look for more news from The Learning Page in the next newsletter.