Emerging America History eNEWS Vol. 4, Issue 29 for August 16, 2017
- CES seeks History teacher for students in Department of Mental Health program site in Tewksbury. 2017-2018 school year. Job posting.
- What does the C3 mean by civic engagement? See 15 projects from Citizen Power challenge grant winners from the Shanker Foundation.
- California History-Social Science Project (CSSHP) received $5 million from State of California to create an innovative online collection of teaching resources, aligned with the new History-Social Science Framework. Due in 2019. Blog Post.
- Last chance to register for Aug. 25 Accessing Inquiry for English Learners! (Below.)
Accessing Inquiry for English Learners (Aug. 25) delves into uncommon and exciting aspects of the history of immigration and of foreign language speakers in the U.S.
EVENTS @ EMERGING AMERICA – Info
What tools and strategies will make social studies work for every student?
- FREE. August 25 8:30-3:30; Sept. 26 3:30-5:30; Nov. 14 3:30-5:30 – “Accessing Inquiry for English Learners through Primary Sources” – Free in part thanks to hosting by Hilltown Cooperative Charter School- Easthampton. Rich Cairn and Albert Mussad. 22.5 PDPs or 1 grad credit in History. REGISTER.
- October 19 & Nov. 16 – Hudson High School – “Accessing Inquiry for Students with Disabilities through Primary Sources” – 22.5 PDPs or 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.
Training of Trainers
- Apply for Sept. 30 CES-TPS Training-of-Trainers (9:00-4:00 – Arlington). Trainees may receive stipends to conduct primary source-based professional development in their districts. Contact email@example.com for details and application–due September 15.
NEW RESOURCES AT THE LIBRARY OF CONGRESS
- TPS Teachers Network – Teachers with experience working with primary sources are welcome to join this network. Create a password and profile, then explore resources, discuss issues, and enjoy!
Featured this week:
- National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped: That All May Read in TPS Commons group.
Library of Congress Teacher Blog http://blogs.loc.gov/teachers/
- Thomas Jefferson and the 1811 Constitution Day Eclipse
OTHER RECOMMENDED EVENTS – Across Massachusetts and the U.S.
- Sept. 27 – Western Mass History-Social Studies PLC – Haymarket Cafe in Northampton 3:30–5:00pm – Nov. 29, Jan. 24, Mar. 21, and May 16.
- October 15, 2:30-4:30PM Mass Humanities “What’s New About Fake News?” Boston Public Library Register
- Five College Center for East Asian Studies – Save the Date Fall Events:
- Sept. 27 Free Webinar and October 14 at Wesleyan University “The Forbidden Temptation of Baseball” Five College Center for Asian Studies
- October 28 – Smith College “Women in China” Free for educators
- November 4 – UMass Amherst “An Overview of Korean History, Culture and Language for the K-12 Classroom” Free for K-12 educators
- December 5 Free Webinar “Falling Into the Dragon’s Mouth”
- Many more events!
- Teaching Tolerance has a new website. Register and get a free poster. https://www.tolerance.org/
- Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service modest-sized grants – Request for Proposals due September 15, 2017. Apply here.
- Free American History Tool Kits by TeachingAmericanHistory.org Toolkit topics include Civil War and Reconstruction, the Progressive Era, and the Civil Rights Movement. Also offered lesson plans, online courses, videos, podcasts, and primary source documents.
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