Emerging America History eNEWS Vol. 4, Issue 24 for June 21, 2017
Report on June 13 Legislative Hearing on Civic Engagement. http://emergingamerica.org/blog/
New date for course: Accessing Inquiry for Students with Disabilities through Primary Sources: Hudson, MA – Oct. 19 & Nov. 16. Info.
July 11-12 Accessing Inquiry course in Cambridge is FULL!
Job Opening for history teacher in Marlborough – US I and Civics.
UN YouTube Channel – Mariana Camacho, Youth Representative to the UN speaks on human rights and disability.
EVENTS @ EMERGING AMERICA – Info
How can I support students from diverse backgrounds?
August 1-2 – “Accessing Inquiry for English Learners through Primary Sources” – Greenfield Community College. Audrey Morse and Rich Cairn. Available for 1 grad credit in History. REGISTER.
NEW! October 19 & Nov. 16 – Hudson High School – “Accessing Inquiry for Students with Disabilities through Primary Sources” – Available for 1 grad credit in History. REGISTER.
“Accessing Inquiry” courses meet Mass license renewal requirements for 15-hours PD on students with disabilities or 15-hours PD on English Learners. Link to renewal regulations. Optional 1 Westfield State University grad credit in History available.
NEW RESOURCES AT THE LIBRARY OF CONGRESS
Tracy K. Smith is the new Poet Laureate. https://www.loc.gov/item/prn-17-083
Livestreamed Events from the Library – Schedule. (For example, see June 16 below.)
Veterans History Project – Companion website to the online exhibit on WWI. https://www.loc.gov/vets/stories/wwi-home.html
Library of Congress Teacher Blog
Interview with Genealogy and Local History Reference Librarian Ahmed Johnson. Post.
OTHER RECOMMENDED EVENTS – Across the Commonwealth and the Nation
June 16 – Wonder Woman’s Legacy – Talk by actress Lynda Carter. Livestreamed from the Library.
Aug. 7-11 – University of the Arts – Philadelphia – “Who Are We? Constructing Identity through Images.” See this and more great courses: http://tps.uarts.edu/courses.
University of the Arts – Free PDF: Look Back. See Further. Photo Resources Guide.
Mount Vernon – Teaching History with Objects – Info Graphics on the Revolutionary War and on Slavery at Mount Vernon – and more.
Gilder-Lehrman – Featured Primary Sources. For example: The Middle Passage, 1749.
How to Implement the FAIR Act – California History-Social Science Project blog.
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