EMERGING AMERICA HISTORY eNEWS Vol. 4, Issue 40 for November 15, 2017
- Tufts-Tisch Massachusetts survey of K-12 civic ed practice. Please complete! ($10 gift card)
- ¿Tengo algún derecho? Spanish language version of iCivics online game! Do I Have a Right? Look for the “Jugar en Español” button.
- Advice on choosing textbooks to meet new state standards. (From California History and Social Science Project.) A thoughtful process.
- CES seeks ELA/History teacher for Department of Youth Services – Lowell.
- Edison film of Yale-Princeton Football Game – 1903. Boola Boola!
- No History eNews next week (Nov. 22).
EVENTS @ EMERGING AMERICA – Info
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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:
- Schools take in Puerto Rican students from schools closed by hurricanes.
- Using Primary Sources to Teach the Arts in High School
Library of Congress Teacher Blog http://blogs.loc.gov/teachers/
- Thanksgiving through political cartoons.
- Documenting the Lives of Veterans.
- Providing Comfort for Veterans of the Civil War
OTHER RECOMMENDED EVENTS – Across Massachusetts and the U.S.
- Now – April 1 – Museum of Fine Arts, Boston – “Takashi Murakami: Lineage of Eccentrics”
- Nov. 15 – 4pm – UMass Amherst – “Finding Parallels… U.S. and Mexican History”
- Nov. 16 – 7pm – American Antiquarian Society – Worcester – “What a Stench! The Civil War’s Instant Cities” – Melanie Kiechle
- Nov. 27- 7 pm – Webinar – Army and the Technology of Warfare Webinar. NCHE.
- Dec. 5 – 6-9pm – American Antiquarian Society – Worcester – Hands-On History Workshop with Stephen Nissenbaum – “The Transformation of Christmas in America”
- Dec. 5 – 7-8pm – Webinar – Five Colleges East Asian Studies – “Falling into the Dragon’s Mouth”: Japan – Holly Thompson
- Dec. 12 – 7-8pm – Webinar – Five Colleges East Asian Studies – “Mapping Our Connections: Ties that Bind the U.S. and Asia”
- Jan. 27 – Feb. 3 – March 3 – 9am-3pm – Human & Physical Geography of East Asia – Keene State – New Hampshire
- Feb. 10 – 9am – 1pm – Smith College – Five Colleges East Asian Studies – Teaching China: A Contemporary Lens on Changing Gender Roles
Summer 2018 (With Stipends)
- July 8 – Washington, DC – Slavery and the Constitution – NEH
- July 16-27 – Research Triangle, NC – Contested Territory: America’s Role in Southeast Asia, 1945–75. NEH.
- WWII Women’s Army Corp – African American unit. From Black History EdZone.
- NEW. Generals who became president. From Periodic Table of the Presidents.
- Digital Literacy Resources. Teaching Tolerance.
- C-SPAN Classroom Resources – “To What Extent Should the Federal Government Impose Limits on Immigration” – Lesson plan and videos.
- Local news story about Colorado students learning Latino history.
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