Emerging America History eNEWS Vol. 4, Issue 32 for September 13, 2017
- Welcome back to school!
- Social Studies PLC – Western Mass – Sept. 27, 3:30-5pm – Northampton. Sign up.
- Accessing Inquiry for Students with Disabilities through Primary Sources – Hudson – Oct. 19 & Nov. 16 is filling fast.
EVENTS @ EMERGING AMERICA – Info
How can I support ALL my students?
- 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.
How can I enhance the teaching of inquiry and use of primary sources in my district? SEEKING VETERAN TEACHER-LEADERS.
Training of Trainers
- Apply for Sept. 30 CES-TPS Training-of-Trainers (9:00-4:00 – Arlington). Trainees may receive stipends to conduct primary source-based professional development in their districts. Contact email@example.com for details and application–due September 15.
NEW RESOURCES AT THE LIBRARY OF CONGRESS
- October 12 – 1-2pm – “School Librarians Get to the Source” Webinar – Waynesburg State University – Speakers from Missouri, Virginia, and Massachusetts
- TPS Teachers Network – Teachers with experience working with primary sources are welcome to join this network. Create a password and profile, then explore resources, discuss issues, and enjoy!
Featured this week:
Library of Congress Teacher Blog http://blogs.loc.gov/teachers/
- Introducing World History teacher, Matthew Poth as 2017-2018 Library of Congress Teacher in Residence
- Poetry 180: Refreshing the Jukebox – Daily poetry.
- International Literacy Day
OTHER RECOMMENDED EVENTS – Across Massachusetts and the U.S.
- September 13 – 7pm – “Cornelia Hancock: Civil War Nurse” – Noble & Cooley Center for Historic Preservation – Granville, MA – http://www.ncchp.org/
- September 17 – 2pm – David Ruggles Center, Northampton – Comparing the Fugitive Slave Act of 1850 and Immigration Enforcement in 2017.
- September 19 – 10am – 4pm – Observe Archeological Dig at Historic Northampton – talk on September 24
- September 23 – 10am – 12:30pm – Population Education & Global Challenges. Boston Public Library Leventhal Map Center
- Oct. 20 – MCSS Conference – Holiday Inn & Suites-Marlborough – Registration opens 09/15/17!
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