The Common Core Standards are now integrated into the teacher lesson plans available through the Library of Congress.  State standards are available, as well!

The Common Core Standards are now integrated into the teacher lesson plans available through the Library of Congress. State standards are available, as well!

The Library of Congress is the Mother Ship. If you use no other resource to educate or raise an intellectually-adventurous child, use this one.  Its holdings are so vast that it could literally take a lifetime, perhaps more, to explore all they have.  Learn and grow in Jefferson's legacy to America.

The Library of Congress is the Mother Ship. If you use no other resource to educate or raise an intellectually-adventurous child, use this one. Its holdings are so vast that it could literally take a lifetime, perhaps more, to explore all they have. Learn and grow in Jefferson's legacy to America.

Online Exhibition  The St. John's Bible    This exhibition is devoted to a single work of art, an illuminated, handwritten Bible commissioned by Saint John's University and Abbey in Minnesota. This contemporary Bible is at once old and new: a masterpiece of the ancient crafts of calligraphy and illumination that could only be made by artists of today...  http://www.loc.gov/exhibits/stjohnsbible/stjohns-exhibit.html

Online Exhibition The St. John's Bible This exhibition is devoted to a single work of art, an illuminated, handwritten Bible commissioned by Saint John's University and Abbey in Minnesota. This contemporary Bible is at once old and new: a masterpiece of the ancient crafts of calligraphy and illumination that could only be made by artists of today... http://www.loc.gov/exhibits/stjohnsbible/stjohns-exhibit.html

This online publication has helpful information on how to use MARC 21.  It provides access to both the full and concise versions of the MARC 21 Format for Bibliographic Data.

This online publication has helpful information on how to use MARC 21. It provides access to both the full and concise versions of the MARC 21 Format for Bibliographic Data.

library of congress - why: i love books, and this is the largest library in the world. the website is really boring btw.

library of congress - why: i love books, and this is the largest library in the world. the website is really boring btw.

Jefferson Building under construction...The Library of Congress was established by an act of Congress in 1800 when President John Adams signed a bill providing for the transfer of the seat of government from Philadelphia to the new capital city of Washington.

Jefferson Building under construction...The Library of Congress was established by an act of Congress in 1800 when President John Adams signed a bill providing for the transfer of the seat of government from Philadelphia to the new capital city of Washington.

The 2012 National Recording Registry With a Twist [loc.gov/] March 21, 2013

The 2012 National Recording Registry With a Twist [loc.gov/] March 21, 2013

Poetry 180.  This site includes 180 poems, one for each day of the school year. Use these poems to inspire you to write ones of your own. Have students interpret the poems, consider using one of the poster/collage tools to illustrate the poem.

Poetry 180. This site includes 180 poems, one for each day of the school year. Use these poems to inspire you to write ones of your own. Have students interpret the poems, consider using one of the poster/collage tools to illustrate the poem.

Archive of Law Library of Congress--commemerative observations regarding Black History Month  http://www.loc.gov/law/help/commemorative-observations/african-american.php#

Archive of Law Library of Congress--commemerative observations regarding Black History Month http://www.loc.gov/law/help/commemorative-observations/african-american.php#

Personal Digital Archiving: The Basics of Scanning | The Signal: Digital Preservation -good information if/when working with digital collections

Personal Digital Archiving: The Basics of Scanning | The Signal: Digital Preservation -good information if/when working with digital collections

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