Emerging America History eNEWS Vol. 4, Issue 7 for February 22, 2017
- March 29 – 9am-4:30pm – Social Studies 2017 Legislative Day – Mass State House – Inform legislators about the need for strong Social Studies. Details: http://www.masscouncil.org. REGISTER.
- March 1 – 11:45am – 1:30pm – Shrewsbury High School. Central Mass Social Studies Directors. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org
SPRING EVENTS @ EMERGING AMERICA – Info
“Group of Immigrants,” by Wladyslaw T. Benda.
Hands-on, high quality, low cost professional development to support ALL learners to access Social Studies and Humanities content!
- Accessing Inquiry for English Learners through Primary Sources. March 27 & April 11. 8am – 4pm. Northampton. Albert Mussad & Rich Cairn. $65. Snacks, lunch, and all materials included. Examine immigration issues across history. Integrate innovative and engaging teaching approaches and techniques to support all learners. REGISTER.
- Accessing Inquiry for Student with Disabilities through Primary Sources. April 13 & 27 – Northampton. Laurie Risler & Rich Cairn. $65. Snacks, lunch, and all materials included. Grad credit available for extra fee. REGISTER.
Optional 1 Westfield State University grad credit in History available for $125 extra fee.
“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.
How can we help students meet today’s challenges to democracy?
- America and World Fascism: From the Spanish Civil War to Nuremberg and Beyond – This powerful workshop, features dynamic teacher Kelley Brown and top scholars from Stanford and Oberlin. Explore propaganda (including “Fake News”), mass media, and examination of the Klan, neo-Nazis, and far right in the United States today. Offered in English with Spanish language breakout. $25. Snacks, lunch, and all materials included. Optional grad credit in History available for fee. March 31 & April 1. Holyoke. REGISTER.
- Immigration Issues in Perspective for Diverse Students. March 15 – May 3. $25. 15 hours. Earn 22.5 PDPs–or 1 grad credit. Info.
RESOURCES @ THE LIBRARY OF CONGRESS
Library of Congress Teachers Blog
- NEW WWI resources page. [AWESOME! – RICH] Post.
OTHER RECOMMENDED EVENTS and RESOURCES – Statewide & on the Web
- March 1, 6pm – “States of Incarceration: A National Dialogue of Local Histories” – traveling exhibit and talks – 420 Dwight St., Holyoke 01040.
- March 16, 23, & 30 – 7-8:30pm – Pressing Matters: Art of Printing at Historic Deerfield
- April 3-4 – NERC – Mass Council for the Social Studies – Edward M. Kennedy Institute – Boston
- Online Exhibit – The Enslaved People of Mount Vernon – (Scroll down calendar)
- March 16 – 7pm – Webinar – Black Lives Matter in Historical Context. Yohoru Williams. National Humanities Center.
- May 5 – 7pm – “Through an Indian’s Looking Glass–William Apess, Pequot” – Drew Lopenzina, Old Dominion Univ., Greenfield Community College – Call 413 775-1661 to register.
- July 31 – August 4 – Article III: The Judicial Branch – Institute of the Mass Council for the Social Studies – Adams Courthouse and Suffolk University – MARK YOUR CALENDARS (Fees apply.)
- Periodic Table of the Presidents Blog.
Summer Institutes – Browse EmergingAmerica.org Blog for many additional listings!
- June 25-30 – Montreal & Ottawa – “Teaching Canada” – $699 – Info.
- NEH – Free-with stipends! – Apply by March 1:
- July 9-15 and 23-29 – The American Skyscraper: Transforming Chicago and the Nation. Info.
- July 16-August 4 – American Women at War – Historical Society of New York.
- July 19-14 or 23-28. Mapping a New World: Places of Colonization and Conflict in 17th-Century New England. Boston Public Library, Leventhal Map Center. www.leventhalmap.org/
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