Emerging America History eNEWS Vol. 4, Issue 14 for APRIL 19, 2017
- Hope you’re having a great Spring Break!
- A quick eNews this week.
Teachers discuss strategies to address “presentism” (projecting our worldview into the past) with Stanford’s Peter Carroll in recent Emerging America course on World Fascism.
SUMMER EVENTS @ EMERGING AMERICA – Info
Engage with teacher-leaders and scholar on race in America.
- July 5 – August 5 – ONLINE – “Black Community and Agency: Fighting the Color Line (1877-1940)”. With outstanding instructors: Kelley Brown and Amilcar Shabazz! Available for 3 grad credits in History. REGISTER.
- July 17-21 + 2-hours in fall, date TBD. “Teaching Civics, Civic Action, and American Ideals through Early 20th Century Black Struggles for Equality” – Easthampton High School. Hands-on course–also with Kelley Brown, Amilcar Shabazz, and Rich Cairn! Explore vital stories and context for civic action and explore strategies to teach Civics. Available for 3 grad credits in History. REGISTER.
Accessing Inquiry for ALL Learners:
How can I meet state requirements (15 hours each) for Professional Development on teaching Social Studies to students with disabilities? English Learners?
- July 11-12 – “Accessing Inquiry for Students with Disabilities through Primary Sources” – Cambridge, Mass. Available for 1 grad credit in History. REGISTER. Email firstname.lastname@example.org to reserve a space.
- August 1-2 – “Accessing Inquiry for English Learners through Primary Sources” – Greenfield Community College. Audrey Morse and Rich Cairn. Available for 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.
FREE Leadership Training for Special Education Teachers & Administrators
- Strengthen collaboration with Special Education by passing the word about the FREE Special Education Team Leader Institute (SETLI). Funded by DESE. CES seeks 60 applicants for 2017-18. www.collaborative.org/setli
RESOURCES @ THE LIBRARY OF CONGRESS
OTHER RECOMMENDED EVENTS and RESOURCES – Statewide & on the Web
- April 26 – 6:30pm – Holyoke High School – The People That Shape Us – Youth ensemble on growing up in foster care. Tickets.
- April 28 – 7-9pm – Wistariahurst, Holyoke – Reading in Celebration of Latina Writers
- May 5 -7-9pm – Holyoke Heritage State Park – Jobs with Justice: Voices of Working People’s History https://actionnetwork.org/events/voices-of-working-peoples-history
- George Washington’s First 100 Days – Digital Timeline – Mt. Vernon – http://www.mountvernon.org/george-washington/
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