EMERGING AMERICA HISTORY eNEWS Vol. 4, Issue 37 for October 18, 2017
- Disability History Museum newsletter. Eugenics, update on film “Becoming Helen Keller,” and more.
- Emerging America goes to Kansas! Check out Glenn Wiebe’s blog post. (NOTE: My dad grew up near Wichita, so I got to see my 96-year-old uncle and cousins.)
Kansas teacher analyze political cartoon in Accessing Inquiry for English Learners through Primary Sources workshop. ESSDACK staff Glenn Wiebe and Terri Peckham will teach the course in Kansas in 2018. 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.
- Oct. 20 – Westborough – Mass Council for the Social Studies – Fall Conference. http://www.masscouncil.org/ Check out our workshops on Civic Literacy and Primary Sources.
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:
Newly digitized dramatic drawings from the Civil War. Overview.
Library of Congress Teacher Blog http://blogs.loc.gov/teachers/
- Harry Houdini. An Illusionists Exposés through Primary Sources.
- Teaching with Music-Related Primary Sources.
- Primary Sources Across the Curriculum: Connecting the Spider Webs
OTHER RECOMMENDED EVENTS – Across Massachusetts and the U.S.
- Oct. 20 – 5pm – Holyoke Public Library – “Latino City: Immigration and Urban Crisis – Lawrence – 1945-2000” – Llano Barber.
- Oct. 21 – 2pm – Springfield Armory National Historic Site. “Walking Fire” Automatic weapons and machine guns in WWI.
- Nov. 2 – 12:15-1:00pm – Museum of Springfield History – “Anne Sullivan’s Massachusetts: 1870-1920“ – Laurie Block.
- Nov. 2 – 3-7pm – New Rochelle, New York – FREE workshop – Teaching Tolerance & Holocaust and Human Rights Education Center – “Teaching about Race and Religion.”
- Getting behind “fake news.” Harvard University’s Nieman Labs – Weekly post on media and media literacy. Well done!
- Article from Smithsonian on the early VR technology of stereoscopes. How were they used? What was the audience? How did they change media?
- Black History EdZone – Infographics on Black UN Ambassadors – PBS Bio on Ralph Bunche, U.S. Ambassador to the UN. (In honor of Oct. 24 UN Day!)
- NPR – Map of Native American Nations.
- Fall Mt Vernon Magazine. Washington and the Constitution in the classroom. + More.
- Input survey for Primary Source. Fantastic organization.
- Awesome Stories – Stock Market Crash of 1929. Useful digital resource – many topics.
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