Emerging America History eNEWS Vol. 4, Issue 33 for September 20, 2017
- Social Studies PLC – Western Mass – Sept. 27, 3:30-5pm – Northampton. Sign up.
- Crowdsource Fundraising to support costs of treatment of ALS for Patty Hogan, Wilbraham, friend and colleague, longtime leader in the social studies. Join “Hogan’s Heroes.”
- Pennant Fever?
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.
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
- Commonwealth Center for the Book (associated with the Library of Congress) Cool calendar of events at local libraries all across 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/
- The Constitution and Citizenship Day
OTHER RECOMMENDED EVENTS – Across Massachusetts and the U.S.
- Oct. 1-31 – Baseball in the Classroom! Online course on ways to use sports history to hook student interest in U.S. and in World History. Brian Sheehy, North Andover High School. https://baseballintheclassroom.wordpress.com/ ($200.)
- Massachusetts Historical Society – Boston:
- Sept. 23 – 9am – 4pm – John Quincy Adams and American Diplomacy
- Oct. 21 – 9am – 4pm – The Material Culture of Death
- Dec. 2 – 9am – 4pm – The Political Lives of Historical Monuments and Memorials
- Fall Events from Primary Source
- Podcast – “What Teachers Need to Know about the Middle East”
- Oct. 17 – Boston – “China: Enduring Legacies & Radical Transformations”
- Oct. 25 – Boston – “Current Events with Context: Teaching the News in a Meaningful Way”
- Nov. 1 – Online – “Essential Topics for Global Understanding: Health, Environment, & Economics”
- Tuesdays – 3pm – Virtual PLC for Economics Teachers. – Google Hangouts. – Facilitated by Richard Donnelly, economics teacher at Bedford HS. “The purpose of the PLC is to help teachers new to teaching economics with planning curriculum, developing lesson ideas and finding resources for their economics classes. Teachers who have been teaching economics for several years may also participate.” Richard has been teaching economics for more than 20 years and is actively engaged in professional development programs around economic education. Starts Sept. 19, 2017. Contact Richard Donnelly at firstname.lastname@example.org
- Oct. 20 – MCSS Conference – Holiday Inn & Suites-Marlborough – Registration Open!
- Can’t tell a Whig from a Democratic-Republican? Political Parties Prism – New infographic on the formation of U.S. political parties. From the teachers at Periodic Table of the Presidents.
- Mt Vernon – The Yorktown Campaign – activities, lesson plans and more.
- 9/11 Attack on World Trade Center – online activities from Awesome Stories.
- Teaching Tolerance – Fall 2017 magazine. Alt-right. Digital literacy. And much more.
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