Emerging America History eNEWS Vol. 4, Issue 14 for APRIL 12, 2017
- Registration is now open for all Emerging America summer programs.
- April 18 – 8:30am – 1pm – Malden – Mass Board of Ed will discuss Civic Literacy and Engagement. http://www.doe.mass.edu/boe/boedate.html
- Lots of new events this week!!! We do not repeat every event each week. To find past eNews with many more events and resources, browse http://EmergingAmerica.org/blog.
Also this week in our blog: “WordSift – Literacy Support Tool”. Much MORE than just word clouds.
- Have you joined the Mass Council for the Social Studies? – Top quality professional development, regular information, and a vital voice for the Social Studies at the State House. http://www.masscouncil.org/
SUMMER EVENTS @ EMERGING AMERICA – Info
Engage with teacher-leaders and scholar on race in America.
- July 5 – August 5 – ONLINE – “Black Community and Agency: Fighting the Color Line (1877-1940)”. With outstanding instructors: Kelley Brown and Amilcar Shabazz! Available for 3 grad credits in History. REGISTER.
- July 17-21 + 2-hours in fall, date TBD. “Teaching Civics, Civic Action, and American Ideals through Early 20th Century Black Struggles for Equality” – Easthampton High School. Hands-on course–also with Kelley Brown, Amilcar Shabazz, and Rich Cairn! Explore vital stories and context for civic action and explore strategies to teach Civics. Available for 3 grad credits in History. REGISTER.
Accessing Inquiry for ALL Learners:
How can I meet state requirements (15 hours each) for Professional Development on teaching Social Studies to students with disabilities? English Learners?
- July 11-12 – “Accessing Inquiry for Students with Disabilities through Primary Sources” – Cambridge, Mass. Available for 1 grad credit in History. REGISTER. Email email@example.com to reserve a space.
- 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.
“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.
FREE Leadership Training for Special Education Teachers & Administrators
- Strengthen collaboration with Special Education by passing the word about the FREE Special Education Team Leader Institute (SETLI). Funded by DESE. CES seeks 60 applicants for 2017-18. www.collaborative.org/setli
RESOURCES @ THE LIBRARY OF CONGRESS
Library of Congress Teacher Blog
- World War I Recruiting Songs. Post.
OTHER RECOMMENDED EVENTS and RESOURCES – Statewide & on the Web
- April 13-14 – UMass Amherst – Puerto Rico: Savage Neoliberalism, Colonialism, and Financial Depression – Center for Latin American, Caribbean and Latino Studies http://www.umass.edu/clacls/
- April 18 – 8:30am-1:00pm – Mass Board of Ed to discuss civic engagement. http://www.doe.mass.edu/boe/boedate.html
- Massachusetts Historical Society – Boston – https://www.masshist.org/calendar
- April 20 – 9am – 4pm – Boston to the Rescue! Irish Famine Relief
- April 29 – 9am – 2:15pm – Civil Rights in America
- April 23-29 – National Volunteer Week – Find volunteer opportunities in your community.
- May 2 – The Four Shorelines of Coastal Cartography – Leventhal Map Center, Boston Public Library – http://www.leventhalmap.org/professional_development
- May 2 – 7-8pm – NCSS Webinar – Teaching about Syria and the Risse of ISIS – http://www.socialstudies.org/workshops
- 5pm – Small World: Toys, Dolls, and Games in New England: 1620-1920 – Historic Deerfield Dublin Seminar
- May 9 – 6-8:30pm – Hebrew College, Newton – Meet former Ambassador to Denmark, Rufus Gifford – Support Primary Source
- Webinars – Five College Center for East Asian Studies – all at 7pm:
- May 3 – Sachiko: A Nagasaki Bomb Survivor’s Story
- May 10 – Midnight in Broad Daylight, with author Pamela Rotner Sakamoto
- May 18 – Peace Education through Sadako’s Cranes
- May 8 – EMK Institute, Boston – 8a – 3:30pm – Civic Engagement Conference – Mass Dept of Elementary and Secondary Education Institute https://www.emkinstitute.org/
- Service-Learning Planning & Implementation – DESE & Kids as Planners – FREE PD:
- May 9-10 – Devens – STEM Focus
- May 23-24 – Leominster
- May 13 – Maps in the Classroom at the Leventhal Map Center, Boston Public Library http://www.leventhalmap.org/professional_development
- June 24 – 9am-4:15pm – Small World: Toys, Dolls, and Games in New England: 1620-1920 – Historic Deerfield Dublin Seminar
- July 15 – 9am-4pm – Before the 2’ x 4’: New England Framing Options to the Mid-19th Century – Historic Deerfield
- The Supreme Court – California History and Social Science Project – http://chssp.ucdavis.edu/blog/supremecourt
- Ties That Bind: US and Asia – collaborative digital mapping project with HistoryPin. https://www.historypin.org/en/FCCEAS-TiesThatBind/
- National Council for the Social Studies http://www.socialstudies.org/workshops
- July 17-19 – C3 – Are you ready to Inquiry?
- July 24-26 – Constructivist Media Decoding
- Newseum – Washington DC – July 12-14 – Free – https://newseumed.org/news/apply-now-2017-newseum-summer-teacher-institute/
- Massachusetts Historical Society – https://www.masshist.org/calendar
- July 19-20 – The American Revolution in Art & Artifacts
- July 25-27 – America in WWI
- August 2-4 – Teaching LGBTQ History
- August 9-11 – Food in American History
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