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History eNews from Emerging America - January 15, 2020

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Published on Wed, 01/15/2020

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EMERGING AMERICA HISTORY eNEWS Vol. 7, Issue 2 for January 15, 2020

 

NEWS

  • Alliance for Excellent Education Webinar on the School to Prison Pipeline - January 17, 12:30-1:30pm - Registration 
  • Massachusetts Historical Society - 2020 Fellowships for Students and Teachers 
  • The Freedmen’s Bureau Project is helping African Americans reconnect with their Civil War­-era ancestors - Website 
  • Chief Justice Roberts endorsed Civics Education in his SCOTUS End-of-Year Report 
  • iCivics showcase - Thursday, May 21, 2020 to celebrate and give awards for Massachusetts student projects (grades 6-12) - Information and Application
  • MCSS series on revising and developing American history curriculum map, pacing guides, and unit guide templates for 2018 HSS Framework:
  • Fridays: Jan. 24, Feb. 7, March 6, March 20 9am - 1:30pm - Braintree; and April 6 at NERC 1:30-4:30pm. RSVP to Gorman Lee glee0524@gmail.com

 

Accessing Inquiry workshops offered across Massachusetts & online: 

Meet state requirements for 15 Hours of PD on teaching ELS and on teaching students with disabilities

Journalist and Reformer, Nellie Bly. Author of Ten Days in a Madhouse. [c. 1890]

https://www.loc.gov/item/2010631213/

 

EVENTS @ EMERGING AMERICA - Info & Registration.

Contact rcairn@collaborative.org.

 

HISTORY AND CIVICS EDUCATION COURSES

PDPs / Or optional grad credit available from Westfield State University. 

  • Accessing Inquiry for Students with Disabilities through Primary Sources - Instructors: Rich Cairn & Alison Noyes. Meets state PD requirement, with attention to teachers of History and Social Science and the Humanities. PDPs or 1 graduate credit.
    • Jan. 28 & April 9 - Sharon
    • March 3 & March 31 - CES, Northampton 
    • July 6-31 - ONLINE
  • Accessing Inquiry for English Learners through Primary Sources - Instructors Rich Cairn & Alison Noyes. Meets state PD requirement, with attention to teachers of History and Social Science and the Humanities. PDPs or 1 graduate credit.
    • February 4 to March 16 - Fully ONLINE. 
    • March 27 & April 15 - Hudson 
  • History’s Mysteries - K-5 Curriculum Pilot - Instructors: Kelley Brown & Laurie Risler. PDPs or 1 graduate credit. 
    • February 26 to May 31. Online. Teach it in your classroom in spring.
  • America and World Fascism: From the Spanish Civil War to Nuremberg and Beyond - Instructor: Kelley Brown. Scholars Peter Carroll and Sebastiaan Faber. PDPs or 1 graduate credit.
    • April 3-4 - Melrose High School
  • Accessing Civic Engagement with Students with Disabilities - Instructors: Rich Cairn & Alison Noyes. 10 PDPs. 
    • April 13 - Hudson - $40

 

NEW RESOURCES AT THE LIBRARY OF CONGRESS

  • TPS Teachers Network - Teachers with experience working with primary sources are welcome to join this network

 

Featured this week - YOU MUST LOGIN FIRST FOR THESE LINKS TO WORK:

 

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

 

OTHER EVENTS: 

  • Pioneer Valley History Network - History at Play: Celebrates the Centennial of Women’s Suffrage in the United States - See calendar for dates near you
  • Monday, February 24, March 9 & 23, April 6 & 20 (Online) - University of the Arts: Integrating Media Literacy into Today's K-12 Classroom - Information and Registration 
  • March 14 - 9am-5:30pm - Wellesley College and Historic Deerfield: From Suffrage to Stonewall: The Visual and Material Culture of Social Justice - Information
  • March 19 - 21 - NCHE Annual Conference: Past, Present, and Future (Cleveland, OH) - Information and Registration 

 

SUMMER:

  • June 22-30 - National Association of Japan-American Societies: Keizai Koho Center Teacher Fellowship 2020(primarily based on Tokyo) - Brochure and Application

 

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.