EMERGING AMERICA HISTORY eNEWS Vol. 4, Issue 36 for October 11, 2017
- Democracy at a Crossroads – Summit on Civic Learning – Report.
- April 12-14 – NERC – Hartford, CT – Propose a workshop!
Library of Congress Teaching with Primary Sources at the Collaborative for Educational Services 2017 Training-of-Trainers Graduates. http://emergingamerica.org/programs/teaching-with-primary-sources/
EVENTS @ EMERGING AMERICA – Info
Can I book an Accessing Inquiry workshop in my district? YES! Contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
- FULL! October 19 & Nov. 16 – Hudson High School – “Accessing Inquiry for Students with Disabilities through Primary Sources” – 22.5 PDPs or 1 grad credit in History. REGISTER.
“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. Optional 1 Westfield State University grad credit in History available.
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:
- Using comics and graphic novels.
- Ideas for National History Day.
- Jewish American themed primary source sets.
Library of Congress Teacher Blog http://blogs.loc.gov/teachers/
- Primary Sources Across the Curriculum: Connecting the Spider Webs
OTHER RECOMMENDED EVENTS – Across Massachusetts and the U.S.
- Oct. 17 – 5:30-7:30pm – Holyoke Public Library – “The Pioneer Valley Deindustrializes”
- Oct. 17 – 7pm – Webinar – Bill of Rights Institute – Debate, resolved: “Wealthy nations have an obligation to provide development assistance to other nation.”
- Oct. 19 – 4-6pm – Holyoke – CSTA – Technology Petting Zoo – demos of education technologies.
- Oct. 21 – 9am-4pm – Mass Historical Society, Boston – Material Culture of Death
- Oct. 21 – 2pm – Historic Northampton – Michael Thurston – “Witchcraft Accusations in 17th Century New England” [Not just in Salem!]
- Oct. 22 – 1pm – Northampton – David Ruggles Center – Elizabeth Stordeur Pryor – “Colored Travelers: Mobility & the Fight for Citizenship before the Civil War”
- Oct. 23 – 7pm – Webinar – Bill of Rights Institute – Forum, resolved: “The U.S. should require universal background checks for all gun sales and transfers.”
- Oct. 29 – 7pm – Webinar – Bill of Rights Institute – “The U.S. should reform electronic surveillance policies.”
- Dec. 2 – 9am-4pm – Mass Historical Society, Boston – The Political Lives of Historical Monuments and Memorials
- March 11-13. National Service-Learning Conference. St. Paul, MN. “Justice In Action.” www.servicelearningconference.org (Powerful and practical!)
- NBC Learn – TV reporting from U.S. Space Program + Much more.
- Mt Vernon – video of a restoration project.
- Periodic Table of the Presidents – NEW Infographics: Presidential Inaugurals and Prism of U.S. Political Parties.
- Ohio’s Sara Ziemnik – Gilder-Lehrman National History Teacher of the Year.
- Preventing Bullying through Science, Policy, and Practice – National Academies of Science – free book.
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