EMERGING AMERICA HISTORY eNEWS Vol. 5, Issue 9 for February 28, 2018
- Forums to Discuss Draft Social Studies Frameworks – Register through ESE:
- March 5 – 4-6pm – CES, Northampton.
- Southeast. March 9 – 2-3pm. MCSS Conf. Bridgewater State Univ.
- Northeast. March 13. 4-5:30pm. Salem State Univ.
- Boston. March 21. 3-4:30pm. ESE, Malden.
- Daniel Diaz named Director of the UCLA History- Geography Project – Announcement
- Commonwealth of Massachusetts incorporated the Massachusetts History Alliance
- Mass Humanities seeks Executive Director – Post
How Does Today’s Student Activism Connect with Earlier Eras?
At Library of Congress, find interview–oral history–of Ekwueme Michael Thelwell and other SNCC activists.
He spoke at early Emerging America Summer Institute on Civil Rights Movement.
Registration Deadlines Approaching!
Register now for Spring 2018 Emerging America courses.
Accessing Inquiry in Boston starts March 13.
World Fascism in Plymouth starts March 23.
EVENTS @ EMERGING AMERICA – Info & Registration.
ACCESSING INQUIRY FOR ALL LEARNERS:
Hands-on workshop to learn and practical skills for teaching diverse learners.
- Accessing Inquiry for Students with Disabilities through Primary Sources:
- March 12 & 22 – Dutchess County BOCES – Poughkeepsie, NY. ($35) Registration. (12 NY CEUs or grad credit).
- March 13 & April 3 – 8:30am-4:00pm – Boston ($72.50) FREE to Boston Public Schools teachers. BPS teachers contact firstname.lastname@example.org if you need instructions on registering. Registration.
- April 5 & 23 – 8:30am-4pm – Westford Academy. ($72.50) FREE to Westford Public Schools teachers. Registration.
- April 24 & May 15 – 8am – 4pm – Northampton ($72.50) Registration.
- April 26 & May 8 – 8am – 3pm – Danbury, CT ($89) Registration. (Click “Register for Courses”.)
“Accessing Inquiry” courses meet Mass license renewal requirements for 15-hours PD on students with disabilities or 15-hours PD on English Learners. Optional 1 Westfield State University grad credit in History available.
- March 23 & 24 – 8:45am – 3:45pm – Plymouth North High School – America and World Fascism: From the Spanish Civil War to Nuremberg and Beyond ($35). Registration.
NEW RESOURCES AT THE LIBRARY OF CONGRESS
- TPS Teachers Network – Teachers with experience working with primary sources are welcome to join this network.
- Women’s History Month – events throughout the month of March – Info
Library of Congress Teacher Blog http://blogs.loc.gov/teachers/
- Civil War Nurse’s Diary.
- Polar Explorer Matthew Henson and the Bizzard of Fame.
- Guiding Student Investigation of a Miniature Flask for Insight into Mayan Civilization
OTHER RECOMMENDED EVENTS – Across Massachusetts and the U.S
- March 3 – 2pm – Curator’s Corner Presentation at the Springfield Armory National Historic Site – Sneak peak of World War I Artifact Exhibit Artifacts featured in exhibit
- March 6 – 7pm(Business Session)/7:30pm Library of Congress Research Tools presented by Rich Cairn – Pelham Library Ramsdell Room
- March 7 – 5:30pm – UMass Amherst, Herter Hall 601 – “From ‘unrepentant Nazis’ to ‘our Germans,’” a Talk by Brian Crim Info
- March 8 – 6-8pm – New Exhibit from the Springfield Armory National Historic Site – The Spoils of War: Relics from the Front (World War I Artifacts)
- April 4-29 (Online Course – Fee) – Teaching Students to Ask Their Own Questions: Best Practices in the Question Formulation Technique (QFT) – Registration
- Cambridge University Press journal Modern American History – Available Online (select articles)
- Teaching Tolerance – Walkouts, Marches, and the Desire to ‘Do Something’: What You Need to Know About Stoneman Douglas Activism Article
- George Washington’s Mount Vernon – The Whiskey Rebellion Resources
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