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About the Presenter
Michelle Stacy is a Ph.D student in Educational Studies at St. Louis University and holds an MA in history from Loyola University Chicago. Ms. Stacy taught for seven years at Adlai E. Stevenson High School, in Lincolnshire, Illinois, where she was instrumental in curriculum and faculty development. Currently, she is a social studies teacher at Mascoutah High School in Mascoutah, Illinois, where she teaches AP US history, AP European history, and US history. Ms. Stacy also serves as a Reader and Table Leader for the AP European exam.
Presenter: Margaret Fredericksen, TPS SIUE
This is a one-day workshop (6-hour) to introduce the use of historical newspapers from the Library of Congress as primary source informational texts and strategies in using newspapers across the curriculum. Participants will be guided through a hands-on exploration of Chronicling America, a digital collection of U.S. newspapers published from 1836-1922. Participants will also explore the Library's Teacher Resources, which include lessons and activities that incorporate other formats of primary sources such as documents, manuscripts, photographs, film, music, art, and more. All certified educators are welcome.