The Power of Perspectives:

Teaching with Primary Sources to Engage Multilingual Learners in Democratic Discussions in Social Studies

speech balloon American citizenshipDo you teach Multilingual Learners (MLs) in your classes?

Do you wish you knew more strategies that would engage your MLs in content and language development in your classes?

Do you have an interest in teaching for social justice?

Do one-day Professional Learning workshops leave you wanting more guidance on how to put what you learned into practice?

If you answered yes to any of the above questions, the TPS Power of Perspectives project is a professional learning opportunity that is perfect for you!  

  • The TPS Power of Perspectives project is a FREE  yearlong sustained professional learning program that brings together teams of teachers and includes the following learning and teaching opportunities:
  • Virtual workshops with experts from the Library of Congress, the Pennsylvania Department of Education, the Center for Schools and Communities, Penn State University, and more!
  • Access to an ongoing online professional learning community without having to travel
  • One-on-one virtual coaching sessions with an ELD education expert who is a certified Teaching with Primary Sources instructional coach and Master Instructional Designer

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  • This innovative program is FREE to Pennsylvania educators.
  • All materials are also included at no cost to participants!
  • Access to the Library of Congress TPS Teachers Network
  • Each team will receive a package of critically acclaimed, newly released publications to use as classroom resources
  • Earn up to 45 Act 48 continuing education credits.


This program is sponsored, in part, by the Library of Congress Teaching with Primary Sources Eastern Region Program, coordinated by Waynesburg University. This innovative professional development program would not be possible without the support of our partner organizations:
Learning for Justice   library of congress teaching with primary sources     center for schools and communities    pennsylvania department of education

Please direct program inquiries to Dr. Andrea Kolb at akolb@csc.csiu.org or Dr. Alison Kreitzer at akreitzer@csc.csiu.org.