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History eNews from Emerging America - August 28, 2019

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Published on Wed, 08/28/2019

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EMERGING AMERICA HISTORY eNEWS Vol. 6, Issue 28 for August 28, 2019
 

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Teach the Constitution!

Registration for fall online course with Kelley Brown closes September 4!

https://www.loc.gov/pictures/item/95517117/ Flag, announcing lynching, flown from the window of the NAACP headquarters on 69 Fifth Ave., New York City. 1936.
https://www.loc.gov/pictures/item/95517117/
Flag, announcing lynching, flown from the window of the NAACP
headquarters on 69 Fifth Ave., New York City. 1936.

 

 

EVENTS @ EMERGING AMERICA - HISTORY AND CIVICS EDUCATION COURSES - Info & Registration Contact rcairn@collaborative.org

HISTORY AND CIVICS EDUCATION COURSES - Info & Registration

PDPs / Or optional grad credit available from Westfield State University. Additional sessions in spring for some courses. Watch for additional courses to be added, including in Eastern Massachusetts. 

  • Understanding and Teaching the U.S. Constitution in the 21st Century - FULLY ONLINE: September 20 to December 15 - Instructor: Kelley Brown, with historian David Hudson. PDPs or 3 graduate credits.

  • Accessing Inquiry for Students with Disabilities through Primary Sources - FULLY ONLINE: October 1 to November 11 - Instructors Rich Cairn and Alison Noyes. Meets state PD requirement, with attention to teachers of History and Social Science and the Humanities. PDPs or 1 graduate credit. 

  • Accessing Inquiry for English Learners through Primary Sources - November 6 & 13, South Hadley - Instructors Rich Cairn and Alison Noyes. Meets state PD requirement, with attention to teachers of History and Social Science and the Humanities. PDPs or 1 graduate credit.
  • Integrating Civic Engagement Projects Across the Curriculum - January 21 & February 25, Northampton - Instructor: Rich Cairn - Develop project plans under 2018 civic engagement legislation and History and Social Science standards. PDPs or 1 graduate credit.

 

NEW RESOURCES AT THE LIBRARY OF CONGRESS TPS Teachers Network -

Library of Congress Teacher Blog http://blogs.loc.gov/teachers/

  • Five Questions with Katherine Blood, Curator of Fine Prints
  • Studying Abroad and Sharing with Students
  • Five Questions with Christine Pruzin, Reference Specialist, Researcher and Reference Services
  • Where Do You Go If You’ve Reached a Historical “Dead End”?

 

Events: 

  • Facing History & Ourselves: 2020 Civic Series - Information and Registration 
  • October 9, November 8, December 10 - 8:30am-3:30pm 
  • Wistariahurst -  Open now through October 23 - Sunday through Thursday, 9am-Noon - “Reliquary of Blackness: An Exhibit of Oral Histories”
  • Springfield Armory and Western Massachusetts Writing Project - October 23, December 5, January 9, March 5 - 4-7pm - “Mapping the Seasons: Exploring Historical Periods Through Writing” - Information and Registration 
  • University of Colorado Boulder: Korea - Independence to Division - Information and Registration 
  • September 10 - 6-7:30pm - John F. Kennedy Presidential Library: Brexit: What’s Next? - Information and Registration 
  • September 17 - 4:00-7:00pm - Teacher Workshop: Teaching Buddhism and its Asian Diaspora: History, Geography and Its Place in World History - Contact Stephensmimi21@gmail.com 
  • September 19 - 7pm(Webinar) - National Council for History Education: American Moonshot: John F Kennedy and the Great Space Race - Information 
  • September 24 - 4-7 pm - Teacher Workshop: Understanding the Role of Ritual and Art in Buddhism as Lived Tradition - Contact Stephensmimi21@gmail.com 
  • August 29 - 3pm(Webinar) - Minnesota Historical Society: Teaching African American History - The Long Road to Civil Rights - Information and Registration 
  • October 20 - 1-3pm - Springfield Armory and Western Massachusetts Writing Project: Celebrate the National Day on Writing - Workshop Information and Workshop Registration 

 

Resources:

 

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Karen Albano

History eNews Editor, Emerging America
Karen Albano began working with the Emerging America program in 2015. She is currently the editor of the weekly History eNews, and has contributed to many facets of the Emerging America program, including developing curriculum, improving the accessibility of the website to educators, and overseeing social media outreach.