EMERGING AMERICA HISTORY eNEWS Vol. 5, Issue 2 for January 10, 2018
- MCSS seeks proposals to present at March 9 geography conference by Jan. 20.
- Registration open for April 12-14 NERC in Hartford. Bob Bain & more! Register.
- Emerging America still seeks half-time digital materials coordinator! Job Posting.
- Accessing Inquiry for Students with Disabilities – New dates in Westford. (See below.)
- World Fascism course March 23-24 in Plymouth now open for registration. Registration.
Teaching about Immigration Controversies and History
“Protest against an immigration ban enacted by executive order under President Trump, at the International Terminal (Terminal 5).” (2017). Online course begins Feb. 15. Register
EVENTS @ EMERGING AMERICA – Info & Registration.
Grad credit in history available – all courses.
- (Filling fast!) 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 – Plymouth North High School – America and World Fascism: From the Spanish Civil War to Nuremberg and Beyond ($35). Registration.
- 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.
- April 5 & 23 – 8:30am-4pm – Westford Academy. ($72.50) FREE to Westford Public Schools teachers. Registration.
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:
- Inventor, collaborator on light bulb, Lewis Latimer, son of George Latimer who escaped slavery in 1842. An amazing rich text set!
- Five Top Picture Activities for the History Classroom.
- PD for school librarians. Lots.
Other Resources at the Library of Congress:
- Junior Summer Interns at Library of Congress. Applications due Jan. 26.
Library of Congress Teacher Blog http://blogs.loc.gov/teachers/
- Light the Winter Night with Primary Sources
OTHER RECOMMENDED EVENTS – Across Massachusetts and the U.S
- Jan. 13 – 1pm – Holyoke Public Library – “Borders, Detention, and the Trump Era.” David Hernández, Mt Holyoke College
- Jan. 23 – 1pm – Webinar – Interview with Joe M. Jackson, Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient – Mars Hill University
- Jan. 28 – 2pm – Historic Deerfield – Free – “Making Crime Pay: The Dangerous Careers of Ann Carson and Mary Clarke,” Susan Branson, Syracuse University.
- Feb. 5 – March 26 – Online Course – Teaching Civil Rights Act of 1964 with Primary Sources – Mars Hill University
- Feb. 25 – 2pm – Historic Deerfield – “Soldier, Engraver, Counterfeiter: Richard Brunton’s Life on the Fringe in America’s New Republic,” Deborah Child.
- March 9 – 9am – 3pm – Bridgewater State University – Going Global on Geography Education conference. MCSS. http://www.masscouncil.org/
- April 12-14 – NERC – Hartford – Bob Bain, Kathy Swann, workshops, & more! – Register.
- March 25 – 2pm – Historic Deerfield – “‘Parson Weems’ and the (Re)making of George Washington,” Steven Bullock, Worcester Polytechnic Institute.
- SUMMER 2018 – FREE-Stipended Institutes – List of NEH Landmarks of American History and Culture.
- Spycraft in the War for Independence – From Mt Vernon.
- Which presidents are related? New from Periodic Table of the Presidents.
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