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History eNews from Emerging America - September 18, 2019

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Published on Wed, 09/18/2019

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EMERGING AMERICA HISTORY eNEWS Vol. 6, Issue 31 for September 18, 2019

 

NEWS

  • JFK Library Foundation - Profile in Courage Essay Contest - Information 
  • National Archives Foundation: Rightfully Yours - Youth Art Contest - Information 

 

 

Have you experienced professional development that focused on teaching History and Social Science to the ELs in your classroom? 

“This course was very hands on and applicable.” 

- Minnesota participant in Accessing Inquiry for English Learners through Primary Sources 

Pennsylvania teachers analyze immigration data and primary sources in Accessing Inquiry for English Learners through Primary Sources.

 

EVENTS @ EMERGING AMERICA - Info & Registration.

Contact rcairn@collaborative.org.

 

HISTORY AND CIVICS EDUCATION COURSES - Info & Registration.

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

Watch for additional courses and sessions to be added, including in Eastern Massachusetts. 

  • Western Mass History and Social Science PLC - 2019-2020. Share news and ideas with department chairs and teacher-leaders. October 10, November 14, January 9, & April 9. Meets at Haymarket Cafe, 185 Main Street, Northampton, 3:30-5:00pm. Free. Registration.
  • 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/

  • What’s New Online? Recent Additions to the Library of Congress Digital Collections
  • Free Professional Development Opportunity: Teaching with Primary Sources Onsite Workshop – Women’s Suffrage Focus

 

Events: 

  • September 25 - 4-7pm - MassCue: Media Literacy: Ethics and Civil Discourse: Discovering the Truth - Information and Registration
  • Department of Elementary and Secondary Education: 
    • History Through Inquiry: History and Social Science Leader Network - Information and Registration  
      • Session #1 - 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. 
        • October 2, 2019 - Worcester Public Schools 
      • Session #2 - 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. 
        • November 21, 2019 - Hudson High School 
      • Session #3 - 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. 
        • March 18, 2020 - Holiday Inn Marlborough
      • Session #4 - Virtual Meeting 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. 
        • Week of 5/18 (2020)
    • Civics Project Network - Information and Registration 
      • Session #1 - 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. 
        • October 22, 2019 - Mass Green High Performance Computing Center, Holyoke, MA (West) 
        • October 23, 2019 - EDCO Collaborative, Bedford, MA (East)
      • Session #2 - 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. 
        • November 14, 2019 - Mass Green High Performance Computing Center, Holyoke, MA (West) 
        • November 20, 2019 - South Shore Educational Collaborative, Hingham, MA (East) 
      • Session #3 - 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. 
        • February 4, 2020 - Collaborative for Educational Services, Northampton, MA (West) 
        • February 5, 2020  - EDCO Collaborative, Bedford, MA (East)
      • Session #4 - 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. 
        • May 19, 2020 - Collaborative for Educational Services, Northampton, MA (West) 
        • May 28, 2020 - South Shore Educational Collaborative, Hingham, MA (East)
  • Facing History and Ourselves - Information and Registration
    • Preparing Students for Civic Life: Facing History’s Approach to Civic Education 
      • October 9, 2019 - Hudson High School - 8:30am-3:30pm
      • November 8, 2019 - Bridgewater State University - 8:30am-3:30pm
      • December 10, 2019 - Wylie Inn & Conference Center - 8:30am-3:30pm 
    • The Reconstruction Era and the Fragility of Democracy
      • 9:00am-4:00pm  - October 23, 2019 - Dorchester, MA 
      • Democracy at Risk: Holocaust and Human Behavior
      • 8:30am-3:30pm - January 14-15, 2020 - Wellesley, MA 

 

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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.