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Science Primary Source Lessons - New Focus

Governors State University's new Teaching with Primary Sources (TPS) grant (2016-2019) now has a specialized focus: Design science lessons and units that support age-appropriate materials related to global climate and the environment aligned with the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS).

TPS is a funded project by the Library of Congress. It was designed to train in-service and pre-service classroom teachers and college teacher education faculty to access, use and produce curriculum utilizing the Internet and the digitized primary source materials from the collections of the Library of Congress. Read More


If you are a K-12 educator looking for professional development with a uniquely personal touch, then we have just what you need!

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Funded by a grant from the Library of Congress (the Library), the Teaching with Primary Sources (TPS) Program at Governors State University (GSU) provides free professional development programs.

Your expertise is our passion!

We know how important it is for you to excel as an educator. We understand that you want to bring something fresh and new to your students using exciting and innovative tools.

We assist educators in bringing to life in their classrooms the rich reservoir of primary sources from the library with innovative media and technology, while simultaneously developing lesson plans focused on achieving Common Core State Standards.

Why Use Primary Sources?

To Bring LIFE Into Your Classroom!
Imagine the enlivened learning experience you can create...

Are You Ready to Bring Your Lessons ALIVE
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TPS-GSU: Bringing educators and their students together with the primary sources of the Library of Congress to enrich the learning experience with innovative methods to achieve CCSS.
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