EMERGING AMERICA HISTORY eNEWS Vol. 4, Issue 44 for December 20, 2017
- Registration is now open for course Accessing Inquiry for Students with Disabilities, starting March 13 in Boston and April 24 in Northampton. Seeking site for 3rd spring session in Central Mass. Contact email@example.com.
- EdWeek – summary of national survey on politics of educators. Active personally; as teachers: helping students explore their own values.
- National Council for the Social Studies seeks proposals for Nov. 30 – Dec. 2 conf in Chicago.
- Emerging America seeks a half-time digital materials coordinator! Job Posting.
- Mass Dept of Elementary & Secondary Ed seeks Social Studies Coord. Job Posting.
- No History eNews for next week. (12/27.)
Cotton: Investigate Personal Stories of Workers
Evening recreation of the “Young Holy Ghosters” – Ages 15-25–all Portuguese. Fall River, Mass. (1916). https://www.loc.gov/item/ncl2004001986/PP/
Explore This Day in History for Dec. 20. Read accounts of workers from Lowell to South Carolina.
EVENTS @ EMERGING AMERICA – Info & Registration.
Contact firstname.lastname@example.org. Registration open!
- January 27 – Technology in Education conference. Northampton. – Workshop on Library of Congress-sponsored online civics games. Register.
Grad credit in history available – all courses.
- February 15 to March 29 with final follow up June 7 – ONLINE – Emerging America: Immigration Issues for Diverse Learners ($35)
- Explore new approaches and a wealth of online resources for teaching this ever exciting and engaging topic. Engage diverse learners. Develop your own lesson featuring research and inquiry-based strategies on any period in U.S. History from 1800 to 2018. Grades 3-12. Registration.
- March 23 & 24 – 8:45am – 3:45pm – Boston – America and World Fascism: From the Spanish Civil War to Nuremberg and Beyond ($35). Registration open soon.
- Accessing Inquiry for Students with Disabilities through Primary Sources. Meets Mass requirement for 15 hours of PD on teaching diverse learners.
- April 24 & May 15 – 8am – 4pm – Northampton ($72.50) Registration. Hands-on workshop to learn and practice skills for teaching diverse learners.
- March 13 & April 3 – 8:30am-4:00pm – Boston ($72.50) (FREE to Boston Public Schools teachers. BPS teachers contact email@example.com if you need instructions on registering.) Registration.
- NOTE: Boston Public Library Leventhal Map Center – March course on Westward Expansion postponed to Fall.
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 LOG-IN FIRST FOR THESE LINKS TO WORK:
- The American Revolution (1763-1791) group is now open to all.
- NASA photos.
- I Struggle Where You Vacation: Puerto Rico – Link to VR film.
Other Resources from the Library of Congress:
- Film collections online. New offerings, including Cold War era “Duck and Cover.”
- PD/Lesson: Misinformation, Sensationalism, and Fake News in History – Waynesburg State Univ. Excellent! Explore examples of misinformation through primary sources.
- Library of Congress seeks undergrad and grad interns for summer.
Library of Congress Teacher Blog http://blogs.loc.gov/teachers/
- Using the Rosa Parks collection to foster inquiry. (2 parts).
OTHER RECOMMENDED EVENTS – Across Massachusetts and the U.S
- Jan. 8 – March 30 – ONLINE – Stanford History Education Group (SHEG) – FREE course on developing assessments.
- Jan. 18 – May 24 (10 Thurs). 4:15-6:45pm. Reading & Teaching Literary Nonfiction and Informational Text. Ludlow. Western Mass Writing Project. Fees. [WMWP courses are excellent skill-building and leadership development. – Rich.]
- Jan. 24-Feb. 7 – ONLINE – Turning Points in Latin American History and Culture: From Colonialization to the Cold War – Primary Source
- Feb. 10 – Northampton. Teaching China through Lens of Gender. Five Colleges Center for East Asian Studies.
- Winter-Spring – East Asia. Four online courses from Univ. of Colorado.
- March 13 – Weaving Women into World History Narratives – Primary Source
- April 7 – Teaching Social Justice in the World Language Classroom – Primary Source
- Gilder-Lerhman – FREE – History Now online journal.
- Mt Vernon – “Teaching with Food” – How many gallons of beer did the Continental Army drink each day?
- California History and Social Science Project resource on Land Use in the West.
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