EMERGING AMERICA HISTORY eNEWS Vol. 5, Issue 1 for January 3, 2018
- Mark your calendar! Accessing Inquiry for Students with Disabilities – new 3rd session in Westford. Watch for dates.
- March 23-24 course: America and World Fascism to be at Plymouth North High School.
- Jan. 27 Technology in Education Conference 2018 cancelled.
- Library of Congress Job Opening: Program Specialist for Children and Families.
Compare Work across Centuries
Occupational portrait of a blacksmith. [1850-1860].
EVENTS @ EMERGING AMERICA – Info & Registration.
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 – Plymouth North High School – 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 firstname.lastname@example.org if you need instructions on registering.) Registration.
- Dates to be set – Westford High School. Registration open soon.
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:
- A World Map with Mermen, Unicorns, and Much More! 1587 Urbano Monte map.
- Herblock to the Rescue. Political cartoons. 1961-1967.
- 2018 TPS Teachers Network Mentors. Help online.
- Twitter Changes. Tweets saved for posterity.
- Digital Library of the Caribbean.
- Holocaust Education and Holography.
Library of Congress Teacher Blog http://blogs.loc.gov/teachers/
- Occupational Portraits of the 19th Century. Coopers, blacksmiths, drummers, and more.
- Bringing in the New Year with Sheet Music and Folklore.
- New National Ambassador for Young People’s Literature.
- Songwriting Inspiration in Digital Newspapers.
OTHER RECOMMENDED EVENTS – Across Massachusetts and the U.S
- Jan. 6. – 1pm – Church of the Good Shepherd, Hartford – Bill Hosley: “Silicon Valley of the 19th Century: Rediscovering the Connecticut Valley’s Industrial Heritage.” www.nps.gov/spar
- Jan. 9 – 10:30am – Online – National Ambassador for Young People’s Literature. With Gene Luen Yang.
- Jan. 27 – March 3 – 9am – 3pm – Keene State College, NH. Arlene Kowal – Human and Physical Geography of East Asia.
- Jan. 30 – 7-8pm – Webinar. Ties that Bind the US and Asia. FCCEAS.
- Feb. 6 – March 13 – Online – Free – Basics of Primary Sources. Waynesburg Univ.
- March 24 – 1pm – Church of the Good Shepherd, Hartford – Bill Hosley: “Made in Connecticut” www.nps.gov/spar
- Summer: Travel with National Council for the Social Studies (Fees apply.) July 9-18 – Education in China; July 19-28 – Service Learning in Peru
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