Emerging America History eNEWS Vol. 4, Issue 11 for MARCH 22, 2017
- ANNOUNCING Emerging America schedule for Summer 2017 (below)!
- Administration budget proposes to end NEH, NEA, and IMLS (grants for archives). Follow developments at National Humanities Alliance. http://www.nhalliance.org/
- Explore and understand CES work with Department of Youth Services. Clip from CBS 60 Minutes (2016).
- The California Way: Content, Inquiry, Literacy, & Citizenship – Blog post. http://chssp.ucdavis.edu/blog/californiaway
SPRING EVENTS @ EMERGING AMERICA – Info
How can I improve instruction for students with disabilities in History or the Humanities? DESE requires that I earn PDPs for that, right?
- Accessing Inquiry for Student with Disabilities through Primary Sources. April 13 & 27 – Northampton. Laurie Risler & Rich Cairn. $65. Snacks, lunch, and all materials included. Hands-on, practical–exciting–course. Gain understanding of Disability History as you learn to support inquiry for all learners. 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.
SUMMER EVENTS @ EMERGING AMERICA – Info
- July 5 – August 5 – ONLINE – “Black Community and Agency: Fighting the Color Line (1877-1940)”. With outstanding instructors: Kelley Brown and Amilcar Shabazz! Available for 3 grad credits in History. REGISTER.
- July 11-12 – “Accessing Inquiry for Students with Disabilities through Primary Sources” – Cambridge, Mass. Available for 1 grad credit in History. REGISTRATION TO OPEN SOON.
- July 17-21 + 2-hours in fall, date TBD. “Teaching Civics, Civic Action, and American Ideals through Early 20th Century Black Struggles for Equality” – Easthampton High School. Hands-on course–also with Kelley Brown, Amilcar Shabazz, and Rich Cairn! Explore vital stories and context for civic action and explore strategies to teach Civics. Available for 3 grad credits in History. REGISTER.
- August 1-2 – “Accessing Inquiry for English Learners through Primary Sources” – Greenfield Community College. Audrey Morse and Rich Cairn. Available for 1 grad credit in History. REGISTER.
RESOURCES @ THE LIBRARY OF CONGRESS
2017-2018 School Year Teacher Fellowship – Seeking World History or World Geography Teacher. Apply.
Library of Congress Teacher Blog
- Ireland. Too late for St. Patrick’s Day, but lovely nonetheless! Post.
OTHER RECOMMENDED EVENTS and RESOURCES – Statewide & on the Web
- NERC – April 3-4 – Boston – Historian David Kennedy and more – REGISTER!
- March 25 – 3pm – Forbes Library – The History of Incarceration in Northampton, 1654-present.
- March 25 – 11am – Smith College Art Gallery – The Villas of Oplontis near Pompeii. http://smith.edu/artmuseum/Events/Lectures
- March 26 – 2pm – Goshen Historical Society – Shays’ Rebellion: Reclaiming the Revolution. Tom Goldscheider. email@example.com
- March 28 – 6-9pm – American Antiquarian Society, Worcester – Scientific Americans: The Art of Science in the New Nation. Greg Nobles, Georgia Tech. http://www.americanantiquarian.org/
- March 29 – 9am-4:30pm – Social Studies 2017 Legislative Day – Mass State House – Schedule time with your legislators. Details: http://www.masscouncil.org. REGISTER.
- June 23-25 – Deerfield Community Center – Dublin Seminar – Toys, Dolls, and Games in New England, 1620-1920. historic-deerfield.org/dublin-seminar.
- California History and Social Science Project – Source – Issue on 2016 CA SS Frameworks.
- Mount Vernon – George Washington and the Constitution – New free lessons, video, and more.
- Leventhal Map Center, Boston Public Library – Teacher Fellowship Program – Deadline for application April 28. http://leventhalmap.org/professional_development
- Ford Theater, Washington DC. Info. Deadline for applications, April 3.
- The James Madison Legacy Project is a professional development program for teachers in New England interested in teaching some civics education during the 2017-18 school year. The program is free and offers great professional development and a free set of great textbooks that are very useful and accessible for all levels of learners in the classroom. The JMLP will begin with a summer institute from July 30-August 3 at Suffolk University and will focus on the We the People curriculum and will overlap with the MCSS program on the Judicial Branch. There will be follow-up activities throughout the school year. Please direct questions to Kelley Brown at either firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com or for more information please see the JMLP Recruitment Letter
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