- The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History – 2019 National History Teacher of the Year Nomination
- Tuesday, April 9 – 3:30-5:00pm. Rescheduled final Social Studies Leaders of Western Mass PLC. Haymarket Cafe, Northampton. Discuss implementation of 2018 History and Social Science Curriculum Framework. Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org.
- “Kids as Political Props” – Provocative blog post. How do we ensure students represent their own values?
America Transformed: Teaching Westward Expansion Using Primary Sources
With historian Heather Cox Richardson
April 3 & April 10, 2019 – Boston Public Library, Leventhal Map Center – Register
Westward Expansion Primary Source Set http://www.loc.gov/teachers/classroommaterials/primarysourcesets/westward/
EVENTS @ EMERGING AMERICA – Info & Registration.
HISTORY AND CIVICS EDUCATION COURSES
ONLINE COURSE – Accessing Inquiry for Students with Disabilities through Primary Sources. Instructors Rich Cairn & Alison Noyes. Meets Massachusetts 15-hour requirement for training in strategies for effective schooling for students with disabilities and the instruction of students with diverse learning styles. Grad credit available. Register.
- March 27 to May 7
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.
Teaching Grades K-5 Civic Engagement and Social Studies. Instructor Laurie Risler. Grad credit available. Register.
- April 23 and May 21 – Northampton.
NEW RESOURCES AT THE LIBRARY OF CONGRESS
- TPS Teachers Network – Teachers with experience working with primary sources are welcome to join this network.
Library of Congress Teacher Blog http://blogs.loc.gov/teachers/
- Crowdsourcing and the Papers of Mary Church Terrell, Suffragist, and Civil Rights Activist
- Singing Out for Social Justice
OTHER RECOMMENDED EVENTS – Across Massachusetts and the U.S.
- March 16 – 8am-5pm – Historic Deerfield: New England Travels – Information
- March 19 – 6-7:30pm – JFK Presidential Library and Museum: Exploring Race through Drama – Information and Registration
- March 19 – 7pm – American Antiquarian Society: “Who Owns the News: A History of Copyright” – Information
- March 20 – 4pm – UMass Amherst – “Clickbait, Hashtags, and Viral Rage: Writing Politics on Social Media – and How We Can Do Better” – Information
- March 21 – 6:30pm – How to Live Forever: The Enduring Power of Connecting the Generations (Boston College) – RSVP
- March 24 – 2pm – Historic Deerfield: Winter Lecture Series: “Through an Indian’s Looking Glass: William Apess, Pequot”, Presented by Drew Lopenzina, Old Dominion University – Information and Registration
- March 25 – 6-7:30pm – JFK Presidential Library and Museum: President Carter: The White House Years – Information and Registration
- March 26 – 4-5pm – Library of Congress: Exploring Social Justice Through Primary Sources and the Arts Part 1 – Information
- March 26 – 7-8pm (Webinar) – Library of Congress: NCSS Webinar with Kaleena Black and Cheryl Ederle entitled, “Engage, Enrich, and Empower Student Discovery with Primary Sources”. Register.
- March 27 – 6-7:30pm – JFK Presidential Library and Museum: New Insights: Native American History in the Colonial Period – Information and Registration
- March 27 – 6-9pm – Primary Source: Reimagining Civics: Democracy, Social Justice, and Global Education – Tickets and Information
- March 28 – 1-2pm – Waynesburg University: Placing Primary Sources – Using Story Maps to Connect Space, Place, and Time – Information and Registration
- April 2 – 7pm – American Antiquarian Society: I Now Pronounce You Lucy Stone – Information
- April 4 – 6-7:30pm – JFK Presidential Library and Museum: American Moonshot: John F. Kennedy and the Great Space Race – Information and Registration
- April 5 – Student Government Day – Information
- April 16 – 7pm – American Antiquarian Society: “Frontier Rebels: The Fight for Independence in the American West” – Information
- May 2 – 7pm – American Antiquarian Society: “A Conversation with Jill Lepore on History and the Public” – Information
- May 7 – 7:45pm-4:14pm – Massachusetts Service Alliance: 2019 Massachusetts Conference on Volunteerism – Information and Registration
- May 21 – 7pm – American Antiquarian Society: Black Girlhood in the Nineteenth Century – Information
- June 17-22 – Historic New England: Program in New England Studies – Information and Registration (Fee)
- Maryland Humanities Summer Teacher Institute – Library of Congress Teaching with Primary Sources Programs: July 15-19 and July 22-26 – Information and Registration
- NBC News Learn:
- Growing Voters – Elections and Civics Lesson Plans
- JFK Presidential Library and Museum – Women’s History Month Resources
- Teaching Tolerance – It’s Time to Talk About Dr. Seuss
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