Emerging America History eNEWS Vol. 4, Issue 31 for September 6, 2017
New England Disability History Alliance – Kristen McCosh, Boston’s Commissioner on Disability convened disability studies scholars and archivists. Watch for developments!
- Alexander Hamilton Papers now online at the Library of Congress!
- Follow the Massachusetts Council for the Social Studies on Facebook!
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 firstname.lastname@example.org for details and application–due September 15.
NEW RESOURCES AT THE LIBRARY OF CONGRESS
- Library of Congress – Constitution Day Teacher Resources
- 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:
- Constitution Day Resources and Album
- 9/11 Lesson Point of View
- When Citizens Take to the Streets
- Classic Children’s Books Page Turners
- Why are there no statues of Jewish Confederate Judah Benjamin to tear down?
Library of Congress Teacher Blog http://blogs.loc.gov/teachers/
- National Book Fair
- “You Are a Historian” – Reflections of a Library of Congress Junior Fellow.
OTHER RECOMMENDED EVENTS – Across Massachusetts and the U.S.
- Sept. 13 & 28 – Webinar – Facing History – Fostering Civil Discourse &
- Sept. 14 – Webinar – Facing History – Navigating Difficult Conversations in the Classroom
- Sept. 16 & 17 – 11am – 12:30pm – Historical Bike Tours of Holyoke. Wistariahurst.
- Sept. 19 – 7-8pm – Webinar – “North Korea: A Predictable Unpredictability” – Five College Center for East Asian Studies.
- Sept. 27 – 3:30-5pm – Western Mass Social Studies PLC – Haymarket Cafe, Northampton
- Oct. 14 – 9am-noon – workshop – Wesleyan Univ. – “Ties that Bind the U.S. and China” – author Dori Jones Yang.
- Oct. 20 – MCSS Conference – Holiday Inn & Suites-Marlborough – Registration opens 09/15/17!
- April 12-14 – NERC – Hartford – Workshop proposals due Sept. 30. http://www.ctsocialstudies.org/nerc48/
- “Disease in the Revolutionary War” – Mount Vernon – Online Exhibit
- Anti-Bias Standards – From Teaching Tolerance.
- “The Moment” – A new feature on Teaching Tolerance website.
- Online Holocaust Education from Echoes and Reflections Register Here
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