EMERGING AMERICA HISTORY eNEWS Vol. 6, Issue 13 for April 3, 2019
- Tuesday, April 9 – 3:30-5:00pm. Social Studies Leaders of Western Mass PLC. Haymarket Cafe, Northampton. Contact: email@example.com.
- Article from Teaching Tolerance: Existence Is Resistance: Supporting Student-Led Social Change
- Review the BARAT-Constitutional Rights Foundation “Citizen U” Curriculum (Illinois). Five who do will be in a raffle for $100 gift certificates. Information.
- American Archive of Public Broadcasting will make thousands of Sesame Street episodes available, working with Library of Congress. – Information
Technological Innovation and People with Disabilities
How do we tell stories about technology that are about people not gadgets?
Reporting from the National Council for History Education institute on Technological Innovation and Patents at the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office in Alexandria, Virginia. https://www.nche.net/tiahcolloquia
EVENTS @ EMERGING AMERICA – Info & Registration.
HISTORY AND CIVICS EDUCATION COURSES
Summer courses coming soon.
Teaching Grades K-5 Civic Engagement and Social Studies. Instructor Laurie Risler. Grad credit available. Register.
- April 23 and May 21 – Northampton.
NEW RESOURCES AT THE LIBRARY OF CONGRESS
- TPS Teachers Network – Teachers with experience working with primary sources are welcome to join this network.
Library of Congress Teacher Blog http://blogs.loc.gov/teachers/
- Singing for Women’s Suffrage: A New Digital Collection from the Library of Congress
- Singing for Political Change: Celebrating Music In Our Schools Month with Library of Congress Primary Sources
Library of Congress News:
- Symposium on Diversity in Children’s Literature – Recording
- Library Acquires Trove of Letters from Georgia O’Keeffe and Alfred Stieglitz – Information
- Women’s Suffrage in Sheet Music – Now Available Online – Information
OTHER RECOMMENDED EVENTS – Across Massachusetts and the U.S.
- April 9 – 12:30-1:45pm – Holyoke Community College’s Enduring Racism Speaker Series – Language, Status & Stigma: The Paradox of Bilingualism
- April 9 – 7pm – NCSS: An Issue-Centered Approach to Classroom Debate & Deliberation – Information
- April 10 – 7pm – Historic Northampton: Tracking Down the Stories of Child Laborers – Information
- April 11 – 6-7:30pm – John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum: Robert Caro – Writing History – Information and Registration
- April 16 – 6-7:30pm – John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum – A Conversation with His Excellency Juan Manuel Santos Calderon – Information and Registration
- April 18 – 4pm – Umass History Department: “The Torture Machine: Racism and Police Violence in Chicago,” A Book Talk with Civil Rights Attorney Flint Taylor – Information
- April 27 – 9am – 4:30pm – Historic Deerfield: Federal Cabinetmaking – Kneeland and Adams of Hartford – Information and Registration
- May 7 – 2019 Massachusetts Conference on Volunteerism – Information and Registration
- Institute for Curriculum Service: Teaching the Arab-Israeli Conflict with Primary Sources
- June 3-4: Frisco, TX and Kansas City Area
- June 19-20: King of Prussia, PA
- Library of Congress
- July 24-26 – Women’s Suffrage – Information and Application
- University of the Arts Partnership Courses:
- (Philadelphia Museum of Art)
- Barnes Foundation
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