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History eNews from Emerging America - February 6, 2019

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Published on Wed, 02/06/2019

NEWS

Study the Genesis of the Industrial Era in Beautiful Western Massachusetts!

Apply Today! ($1,200 stipends)

http://emergingamerica.org/neh-forge/

Connecting the Industrial Revolution to modern-day clean power, teachers visit landmark planned city Holyoke, Massachusetts, whose canals, constructed 1848-1892 to power mills.

Photo from 2015 Forge of Innovation NEH Summer Workshop.

EVENTS @ EMERGING AMERICA - Info & Registration.

Contact rcairn@collaborative.org. HISTORY AND CIVICS EDUCATION COURSES Forge of Innovation: The Springfield Armory and the Genesis of American Industry, NEH Landmarks of American History and Culture Workshops for Teachers; applicants selected receive $1,200 stipend for travel and living expenses. Apply by March 1.  Information and Registration

  • July 7-12 - Springfield, Sturbridge, Greenfield, Northampton, and Holyoke.
  • July 21-26 - - Springfield, Sturbridge, Greenfield, Northampton, and Holyoke.

Accessing Inquiry for Students with Disabilities through Primary Sources. Instructors Rich Cairn & Alison Noyes. Meets 15-hour Massachusetts requirement for high quality professional development on teaching students with disabilities and diverse learners. Grad credit available. Register.

  • Feb. 27 and March 6 - Northampton.
  • March 27 to May 7 - FULLY ONLINE!

NOW OPEN FOR REGISTRATION! World Geography and History: Designing Grades 6-7. Dive into the new standards. Grad Credit available. Register.

  • March 5 and April 4 - Hudson.

Teaching Grades K-5 Civic Engagement and Social Studies. Instructor Laurie Risler. Grad credit available. Register.

  • April 23 and May 21 - Northampton.

New: America Transformed: Teaching Westward Expansion Using Primary Sources. Instructors Michelle LeBlanc, Rich Cairn, and historian Heather Cox RIchardson

  • April 3 & April 10, 2019, 9am-3pm - Boston Public Library, Leventhal Map Center. Register with Leventhal.

NEW RESOURCES AT THE LIBRARY OF CONGRESS

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

  • Educators: Please Take Our Podcast Survey
  • Football Through Film and Other Primary Sources

Library of Congress Events and Resources:

OTHER RECOMMENDED EVENTS - Across Massachusetts and the U.S.

  • National Council for the Social Studies:
    • February 5, February 7, March 14, and March 21 - 7-8:15pm - Woodstock at 50: The 1960s and the Transformation of American Society (Webinar Series) - Info and Registration
  • February 9 and February 23 - 11am - Springfield Armory Book Discussion: The Wartime Sisters - Info and Reservation Contact
  • February 19 - 3-4pm - The Immigrant Learning Center: Teaching Immigration Now: Current Events in the Classroom (Webinar) - Info and Registration
  • February 20 - 9:30am-4pm - Massachusetts Historical Society: Teaching the Industrial Revolution in Massachusetts (Lowell, MA) - Info and Registration
  • March 13 - 8:30am-3:30pm (Boston, MA) - Facing History and Ourselves - Individual Choices in a Democracy: A Facing History Approach to Civic Education - Info and Registration
  • March 14-16 - National Council for History Education Conference - Washington, D.C. - Info
  • March 16 - 8:30am-4:30pm - Historic Deerfield - New England Travels: Deerfield-Wellesley Symposium 2019 - Info and Registration

Summer 2019 Events:

  • Forge of Innovation: The Springfield Armory and the Genesis of American Industry, NEH Landmarks of American History and Culture Workshops for Teachers. $1,200 stipend. Apply by March 1.  Information and Application
    • July 7-12 - Springfield, Sturbridge, Greenfield, Northampton, and Holyoke.
    • July 21-26 - Springfield, Sturbridge, Greenfield, Northampton, and Holyoke.

Other 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.