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An Adventure of the American Mind: Joining Educators and Students With Library of Congress Resources
Curriculum

K-12 Teacher Workshops

Workshop Series

Phase II Workshops Summary | Workshop Support Documents
Implementation Ideas | Intro to Digital Storytelling


Below is a list of teacher workshops and their corresponding support documents. The documents are available as MS Word docs and Adobe PDFs.

At the beginning of each month, the latest support document versions will be available for download. All files within each learning path are posted as a single zip file.

Developed By:
Beth Coulter, Ed.D., AAM Director
Western Carolina University
brcoulter@email.wcu.edu
Wendy Fusco, AAM Director
Montreat College
wfusco@montreat.edu
Chris Akers, Digital Preservationist Trainer
Western Carolina University
akers@email.wcu.edu
Ed Shearin, Ed.D., AAM Director
Mars Hill College
eshearin@mch.edu

Common Supporting Materials
There are materials common to all workshops. These documents can be found on the Common Supporting Materials page.
Introductory Materials for Meeting with Schools about Workshops
The purpose of these materials is to provide a standard grouping of resources to be shared with schools interested in the Phase II: AAM Workshop Series.  They are designed so individual AAM Partners can customize each item to meet the needs of their institutions/organizations and schools. 
Letter to School Principal
Download (MS Word)
Scheduling/Logistical Concerns
Download (MS Word)
Incentive Funds
Download (MS Word)
AAM Web Site
Download (MS Word)
AAM Teacher Success Stories
Download (MS Word)
Phase 2 Workshop Matrix
Download (MS Word)
Workshop Selection Sheet
Download (MS Word)
AAM InterNot (NEW)

The InterNot is a limited CD based reproduction of the main sections of the Library of Congress Web site. It is designed for an introductory class or a workshop where an Internet connection is not available, or the connection speed is too slow. More...

Introduction to InterNot
Download (MS Word)
InterNot CD Guideline Booklet
Download (MS Word)
Download (Adobe PDF)
Learning Path All Word/PDF Files
All workshop documents for each Learning Path are available to download.
Foundations Download (WinZip, 7MB)
Instructional Integration Download (WinZip, 1MB)
Media Specific Integration Download (WinZip, 8MB)
Analyzing and Applying Locally Download (WinZip, 1MB)
Digital Storytelling Download (WinZip, 18MB)
WorkshopLearning PathMS Word
Support Materials
Adobe PDF
Support Materials
Using Local Primary Sources to Bring Local Meaning to American MemoryAnalyzing and Applying Locally
  1. Outline - Local Primary Sources Workshop
  1. Outline - Local Primary Sources Workshop
Photographs and Manuscripts: Local and National CollectionsAnalyzing and Applying Locally
  1. Outline - Photographs & Manuscripts
  2. Photograph Log
  3. Scanning Checklist
  1. Outline - Photographs & Manuscripts
  2. Photograph Log
  3. Scanning Checklist
Audio and Video: Local and National CollectionsAnalyzing and Applying Locally
  1. Outline - Audio & Video
  1. Outline - Audio & Video
Oral Histories: Local and National CollectionsAnalyzing and Applying Locally
  1. Doing Oral History
  1. Doing Oral History
The Digital Storytelling (DS) Process and CameraDigital Storytelling - Level 1
  1. Digital Cameras
  2. Digital Storytelling Writing Process
  3. Graphics Terminology Explained
  4. Photo Taking Basics
  1. Digital Cameras
  2. Digital Storytelling Writing Process
  3. Graphics Terminology Explained
  4. Photo Taking Basics
Visuals and StoryboardingDigital Storytelling - Level 1
  1. Basic Storyboad
  2. Image Blender
  3. Insert Photo - AppleWorks
  4. Insert Photo - Excel
  5. Insert Photo - Word
  6. Insert Photo - Works
  7. Powerpoint Use
  1. Basic Storyboard
  2. Image Blender
  3. Insert Photo - AppleWorks
  4. Insert Photo - Excel
  5. Insert Photo - Word
  6. Insert Photo - Works
  7. Powerpoint Use
Images and CurriculumDigital Storytelling - Level 1
  1. Collecting Images
  2. File Formats
  3. Image Formats
  1. Collecting Images
  2. File Formats
  3. Image Formats
The Complete Package: Audio and ImagesDigital Storytelling - Level 1
  1. Editing Video
  1. Editing Video
Video and Classroom StoriesDigital Storytelling - Level 1
  1. Capturing Raw Video
  2. Capturing Video With Studio 7
  3. Editing Video
  4. Rendering Projects
  1. Capturing Raw Video
  2. Capturing Video with Studio 7
  3. Editing Video
  4. Rendering Projects
Word Processing TechniquesFoundations
  1. Outline - Word Processing
  2. Word Processing Activity Ideas
  3. Word Guide
  1. Outline - Word Processing
  2. Word Guide
  3. Word Processing Activity Ideas
Introduction to Library of Congress' American Memory Project and Online Primary ResourcesFoundations
  1. Outline - LOC Introduction
  2. Outline & Annotations for Instructors
  1. Outline - LOC Introduction
  2. Outline & Annotations for Instructors
Web Site DevelopmentFoundations
  1. Dreamweaver MX Fundamentals
  1. Dreamweaver MX Fundamentals
Presentation TechniquesFoundations
  1. Outline - Presentation Techniques
  2. PowerPoint Guide 2000
  3. PowerPoint Guide XP
  1. Outline - Presentation Techniques
  2. PowerPoint Guide 2000
  3. PowerPoint Guide XP
Spreadsheet and Graphing TechniquesFoundations
  1. Outline - Spreadsheet and Graphing Techniques
  2. Spreadsheet Activity Idea
  3. Excel Guide
  1. Outline - Spreadsheet and Graphing Techniques
  2. Spreadsheet Activity Idea
  3. Excel Guide
What are Primary Resources?Foundations
  1. Outline - What are Primary Resources
  2. Booklet - What are Primary Resources
  1. Outline - What are Primary Resources
  2. Booklet - What arePrimary Resources
  3. Primary Resources Citing Guide
  4. Copyright & Fair Use Laws
Integrating Internet Resources in a Meaningful WayInstructional Integration
  1. Outline - Integrating Internet
  2. Booklet - Integrating Internet
  1. Outline - Integrating Internet
  2. Booklet - Integrating Internet
Using Primary Resources in the ClassroomInstructional Integration
  1. Outline - Using Primary Resources
  1. Outline - Using Primary Resources
Defining Technology IntegrationInstructional Integration
  1. Outline - Defining Tech Integration
  2. Technology Integration Activity Idea
  1. Outline - Defining Tech Integration
  2. Technology Integration Activity Idea
Make It and Take ItInstructional Integration
  1. Make It and Take It
  1. Make It and Take It
Using Video Clips in the ClassroomMedia Specific Integration
  1. Outline - Using Videos
  2. Motion Picture Analysis Worksheet
  3. Propaganda Analysis Worksheet
  4. Video Analysis Activity Ideas
  5. What Do You See Motion Picture Worksheet
  1. Outline - Using Videos
  2. Motion Picture Analysis Worksheet
  3. Propaganda Analysis Worksheet
  4. Video Analysis Activity Ideas
  5. What Do You See Motion Picture Worksheet
Using Maps in the ClassroomMedia Specific Integration
  1. Outline - Using Maps
  2. Map Analysis Worksheet
  1. Outline - Using Maps
  2. Map Analysis Worksheet
  3. Thought Organizer For Maps
Using Manuscripts and Books in the ClassroomMedia Specific Integration
  1. Outline - Using Manuscripts
  2. Manuscript Analysis Activity Ideas
  3. Camel Word Splash
  1. Outline - Using Manuscripts
  2. Manuscript Analysis Activity Ideas
  3. Camel Word Splash
  4. Word Splash John Leard
  5. Connect Two Creadsdell Activity
  6. Knowledge Rating Marshall Family
Using Sound Clips in the ClassroomMedia Specific Integration
  1. Sound Analysis Activity Ideas
  2. Outline - Using Sounds
  3. Listening Guide
  4. Worksheet - Sound Analysis
  1. Sound Analysis Activity Ideas
  2. Outline - Using Sounds
  3. Listening Guide
  4. Worksheet - Sound Analysis
Using Photographs in the ClassroomMedia Specific Integration
  1. Outline - Using Photos
  2. Photo Analysis Activity Ideas
  3. Photo Analysis Worksheet
  4. Poster Analysis Worksheet
  5. Cartoon Analysis Worksheet
  1. Outline - Using Photos
  2. Photo Analysis Activity Ideas
  3. Photo Analysis Worksheets
  4. Poster Analysis Worksheet
  5. Cartoon Analysis Worksheet
Evaluating Primary SourcesMedia Specific Integration
  1. Workshop Descriptions
  2. Outline - LOC Introduction
  3. Manuscript Data Sheet
  1. Workshop Descriptions
  2. Outline - LOC Introduction
  3. Manuscript Data Sheet

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