EMERGING AMERICA HISTORY eNEWS Vol. 5, Issue 34 for September 12, 2018
- Collaborative for Educational Services seeks Social Justice Education Specialist – Info
EVENTS @ EMERGING AMERICA – Info & Registration.
HISTORY AND CIVICS EDUCATION COURSES
Accessing Inquiry for Students with Disabilities through Primary Sources. Meets 15-hour Massachusetts requirement for professional development on teaching students with disabilities. Earn 22.5 PDPs or 1 grad credit (extra fee applies) from Westfield State University. Directly supports content and Practice Standards of 2018 Massachusetts History and Social Science Curriculum Framework! Offered twice: Register.
- Oct. 24 and Nov. 8 – CES, Northampton.
- Nov. 7 and Nov. 14 – Drury High School, North Adams (Free to North Adams teachers.)
Special one-day workshop on Accessing Inquiry for English Learners (no PDPs or grad credit):
- Oct. 10 – 8am – 3:00pm – EdAdvance, Danbury Connecticut. Note separate registration page.
Integrating Civic Engagement Projects Across the Curriculum. How will YOU meet the new Massachusetts requirement to offer civic engagement projects? Learn the basics. Generate and test fly a specific action plan. Taught by national service-learning and civic engagement leader, Rich Cairn. Register.
- Oct. 4 and Nov. 28 – CES, Northampton.
- Jan. 23 and March 13 – CES, Northampton.
Teaching Grades K-5 Civic Engagement and Social Studies. Examine new 2018 Massachusetts History and Social Science Curriculum Framework and develop plans to align your curriculum. Access a wealth of primary and secondary resources. Led by veteran K-5 teacher Laurie Risler. Register.
- Oct. 16 and 25 – CES, Northampton.
World Geography and History: Designing Grades 6-7. Gain content knowledge in World History and Geography. Unpack, examine, and align courses to new History and Social Science standards. Offered twice. Register.
- Nov. 15 and Dec. 6 – CES, Northampton.
- Jan. 29 and Feb. 5 – CES, Northampton.
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:
- Feature Discussions:
Library of Congress Teacher Blog http://blogs.loc.gov/teachers/
- New Teacher Resources for a New School Year from the Library of Congress
- Pre-Civil War Photographic Technologies: The Calotype and Daguerreotype
OTHER RECOMMENDED EVENTS – Across Massachusetts and the U.S
- September 18 – 1-2pm – The Immigrant Learning Center(Malden, MA) – Webinar- Tackling the Hidden Crisis: Immigrant Anxiety and Trauma – Info
- November 10 – Five College Center for East Asian Studies – Workshop on Teaching Hiroshima and Nagasaki (using photographs) – More info to come
- Fall Webinars with NCSS – Includes sessions on: Socrates, Religious Freedom, LGBTQ Topics, and Using Newsela to Teach Historical Thinking Skills – Info
- iCivics – Supreme Court Nominations Lesson Plan
- iCivics – New Massachusetts State Portal
- JFK Library – Kennedy Family Collection Nitrate Negative Project: Voyages and Travel
- Newsela – Teacher Learning Hub – Includes powerful Newsela tools and resources, and workshops on how to use them in the classroom. Sign-in is required but worth the trouble!
- Teaching Tolerance – Voting and Voices – Info
- The DBQ Project – Elementary Qs (for purchase) – Info
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