Emerging America History eNEWS Vol. 4, Issue 12 for MARCH 29, 2017
- New “Massachusetts History Alliance” (www.masshistoryalliance.org).
- Northeast Regional Conference for the Social Studies – April 3-4 – Boston – Last chance to REGISTER!
- March 22, the U.S. Supreme Court in Endrew. F. v. Douglas County School District required that schools provide more than the minimum for students with disabilities. EdWeek.
SPRING EVENTS @ EMERGING AMERICA – Info
How do you teach Disability History?
- 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.
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
Library of Congress Teacher Blog
- Library of Congress Topics Lists in newspapers before 1922. Today: Poetry. Post.
- Baseball, Music, and Suffrage? Music of the National Pastime. Post.
OTHER RECOMMENDED EVENTS and RESOURCES – Statewide & on the Web
- March 30 – 4:30pm – Holyoke City Hall Ballroom, 536 Dwight St, Holyoke, MA 01040 – PLUG IN! A Community Action Forum on Mass Incarceration, UMass Amherst – Feinberg Series Capstone.
- April 1 – 9am – 3pm – “Understanding Islam for the Classroom” – Mass Geographic Alliance – Elms College, Springfield – $25 – www.elms.edu/teacherworkshops
- April 5 – 11:45-1:45 – Shrewsbury – Central Mass Social Studies Supervisors – Contact Jenn DiFrancesca. firstname.lastname@example.org
- April 8 – 10am – 4pm – Florence, Mass – Northampton Association of Education and Industry – https://www.facebook.com/RugglesCenter/
- April 11 – 4:30-6pm – “Giant Traveling Maps Massachusetts” – National Geographic Society – Mass Geographic Alliance – Elms College, Springfield – $15 – www.elms.edu/teacherworkshops
- June 12 – College of Holy Cross, Worcester – Massachusetts History Conference – http://masshumanities.org/programs/mass-history/history-conference-upcoming/
- May 1 – 9:30-11:30 – Law Day 2017 – Franklin County Courthouse – Bring students! – Franklin Count Bar Association, Christine Baronas email@example.com firstname.lastname@example.org
- May 8 – EMK Institute, Boston – 8a – 3:30pm – Civic Engagement Conference – Mass Dept of Elementary and Secondary Education Institute
- Gilder-Lehrman Grad Summer Grad Courses (Fees apply).
- Leventhal Map Center, Boston Public Library – Teacher Fellowship Program – Deadline for application April 28. http://leventhalmap.org/professional_development
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