EMERGING AMERICA HISTORY eNEWS Vol. 5, Issue 3 for January 17, 2018
- Jan. 23 – Mass Board of Ed vote to release DRAFT of Mass Social Studies Frameworks. Survey will be open January 23 to April 2. Dates soon for discussion forums statewide.
- March 5 – 4-6pm – CES, Northampton. Discussion forum on draft Social Studies Frameworks. Western Mass Social Studies PLC. Registration through ESE open soon.
- New! Emerging America Accessing Inquiry for Students with Disabilities workshop in Poughkeepsie, New York – March 12 and 22. Register.
- Position still open: Emerging America seeks half-time digital materials coordinator! Job Posting.
Teaching about Fascism in 2018
[Woody Guthrie, half-length portrait, seated, facing front, playing a guitar that has a sticker attached reading: This Machine Kills Fascists] / World Telegram photo by Al Aumuller. (1943).
EVENTS @ EMERGING AMERICA – Info & Registration.
Grad credit in history available – all courses.
- (Filled) February 15 to March 29 with final follow up June 7 – ONLINE – Emerging America: Immigration Issues for Diverse Learners.
- 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.
- 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. Hands-on workshop to learn and practice skills for teaching diverse learners.
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:
- Teaching about Japanese Internment.
- Hyperspectral imaging shows drafts of Hamilton letter.
- Places in the News: Haiti.
- Think Like a Detective.
- Respectful Representations of People with Disabilities in Picture Books.
- Citizen Archivist Challenge.
- Picture Books and Primary Sources.
Library of Congress Teacher Blog http://blogs.loc.gov/teachers/
- Helping Students Distinguish Fact from Fiction
- Mathematics and Primary Sources: The Evolving Postal System
OTHER RECOMMENDED EVENTS – Across Massachusetts and the U.S
- Jan. 18 – 2pm – The Temperance Movement in Northampton. Curator of Special Collections, Forbes Library.
- Jan. 18 – 7-8pm – Webinar – Japanese Yokai. Five Colleges Center for East Asian Studies. (FCCEAS).
- Jan. 23 – 5:30-7:45pm – Mass Historical Society – “Woman Inventor” as Political Tool of Suffragists – Kara Swanson, Northeastern Univ. School of Law
- Jan. 30 – 5:15-7:30pm – Mass Historical Society – Poor Women, Moral Panics, and the Rise of Crime-Fighting in the Great Depression – Anne Gray Fischer, Brown Univ.
- Jan. 30 – 7-8pm – Webinar – Mapping Ties between U.S. and Asia. FCCEAS.
- Feb. 27 – 7-8pm – Webinar – Jingdezhen Ceramics. FCCEAS.
- 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.
- Perkins School for the Blind – New History & Archives site. http://www.perkins.org/history
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