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History eNews from Emerging America - October 2, 2019

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Published on Wed, 10/02/2019

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EMERGING AMERICA HISTORY eNEWS Vol. 6, Issue 32 for October 2, 2019

NEWS

  • Library of Congress announces new virtual tour, "Shall Not Be Denied: Women Fight for the Vote". Contains exhibit items, events, and resources. Information.
  • October 10 - 3:30-5:00pm - Western Mass Social Studies Leaders PLC. Register
  • October 17 - 11:30am-1:30pm - Central Mass Fall Social Studies Curriculum Leaders Meeting - contact jdifrancesca@shrewsbury.k12.ma.us.  

 

New Blog Post: Visual Literacy: 

Making Lessons Accessible and Inclusive (see below).

 

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 English Learners through Primary Sources - 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.
    • November 6 & 13 - South Hadley, Massachusetts
    • February 4 to March 16 - Fully ONLINE
  • Integrating Civic Engagement Projects Across the Curriculum - Instructor: Rich Cairn - Develop project plans under 2018 civic engagement legislation and History and Social Science standards. PDPs or 1 graduate credit.
    • January 21 & February 25, Northampton 
  • Accessing Inquiry for Students with Disabilities through Primary Sources - Instructor: Rich Cairn. Meets state PD requirement, with attention to teachers of History and Social Science and the Humanities. PDPs or 1 graduate credit.
    • March 3 & March 24 - CES, Northampton 

 

NEW RESOURCES AT THE LIBRARY OF CONGRESS

 

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

  • Comparing Primary Sources Depicting Border Spaces
  • Encouraging Student Understanding of Negotiation and the Value of Notetaking during the 1787 Constitutional Convention 

 

OTHER EVENTS: 

 

RESOURCES:

 

NEW EMERGING AMERICA BLOG POST: 

Visual Primary Sources

Guest blog post from Minnesota teacher Wendy Harris:

You want to get your students to work with primary sources, but you have students who struggle with reading English text. Maybe they have a learning disability, English is not their most comfortable language, or any number of other reasons. Sound familiar? 

Read the full post here.

 

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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.