EMERGING AMERICA HISTORY eNEWS Vol. 6, Issue 7 for February 21, 2019
Applications Due March 1 for
Summer 2019 Forge of Innovation!
EVENTS @ EMERGING AMERICA – Info & Registration.
HISTORY AND CIVICS EDUCATION COURSES
APPLY BY MARCH 1: Forge of Innovation: The Springfield Armory and the Genesis of American Industry, NEH Landmarks of American History and Culture Workshops for Teachers. Massachusetts teachers address new content and practice standards. Receive $1,200 stipend for travel and living expenses. Information and Registration
- July 7-12 – Springfield, Sturbridge, Greenfield, Northampton, and Holyoke.
- July 21-26 – Springfield, Sturbridge, Greenfield, Northampton, and Holyoke.
Accessing Inquiry for Students with Disabilities through Primary Sources. Instructors Rich Cairn & Alison Noyes. Meets Massachusetts 15-hour requirement for training in strategies for effective schooling for students with disabilities and the instruction of students with diverse learning styles. Grad credit available. Register.
- March 27 to May 7 – FULLY ONLINE!
World Geography and History: Designing Grades 6-7. Dive into the new standards. Grad Credit available. Register.
- March 5 and April 4 – Hudson.
Teaching Grades K-5 Civic Engagement and Social Studies. Instructor Laurie Risler. Grad credit available. Register.
- April 23 and May 21 – Northampton.
New: America Transformed: Teaching Westward Expansion Using Primary Sources. Instructors Michelle LeBlanc, Rich Cairn, and historian Heather Cox RIchardson
- April 3 & April 10, 2019, 9am-3pm – Boston Public Library, Leventhal Map Center. Register with Leventhal.
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/
- Ain’t I a Woman? A Suffrage Story for Black History Month
- Presidential Memorials and Public Memory
OTHER RECOMMENDED EVENTS – Across Massachusetts and the U.S.
- February 28 – 4-5pm – Waynesburg University TPS – Kids Citizen: See, Think, and Wonder: Engaging Young Children in Primary Source Inquiry with the KidCitizen Interactive – Information and Registration
- February 28 – 7-8pm – PBS: Empowering Young Media Consumers and Creators Webinar – Information and Registration
- Saturday, March 2, Northampton Center for the Arts, 10am-noon – Feinberg Lecture Series – UMass Amherst Department of History – Beehive Design Collective: Mesoamérica Resiste for Educators – Globally, Beehive’s narrative graphics build collective, creative, and fun educational spaces where people of all ages discuss complex issues: globalization, colonization, climate change, ecology, and social movement history. Learn to use cartoons and interactive storytelling to present issues in an accessible and engaging way in any community or classroom. Workshop will focus on “Mesoamérica Resiste,” a gigantic poster of histories of resistance, resilience, and solidarity in Latin America.
- March 7 – 4:30pm – Webinar: inquirED Demo & Curriculum Overview – Information and Registration
- March 13, 20, and 27 – 7-9pm – Historic Deerfield: Chinese Export Porcelain and its Global Impact (Museum Course) – Information and Registration (fee applies)
- March 14 – 4:30pm – Webinar: The QFT: Question Formulation Technique with Students – Information and Registration
- March 15 – We the People Middle School Showcase – Seeking judges (email firstname.lastname@example.org) – Information
- March 22 – AP Educators info, support, and guidance – Face-to-Face Session in Deerfield on March 22 – Register – Also offered Online Orientation.
- April 4-5 – Touch This Page: Symposium on Ability, Access, and the Archive (Northeastern University and Harvard University) – Information and Registration
- Jasper Rand Art Museum (6 Elm Street, Westfield, MA) – “Made in Westfield” Display – Industrial history – Open until April 7
Summer 2019 Events:
- National Endowment for the Humanities – Landmarks Workshop: African Americans and the Making of New England (Deerfield, MA) – Information and Application
- July 7-12
- July 21-26
- Disability History/Archives Consortium – E-Newsletter February 2019
- NBC Learn K-12 Videos –
- PBS Learning Media – The March on Washington
- John F. Kennedy Presidential Library of Museum – Microsite: Integrating Ole Miss – a Civil Rights Milestone
- Teaching Tolerance – Beyond the Little Rock Nine
- From iCivics: “The Road to Civil Rights” – Case study on how change can take different groups of citizens and all three branches of the U.S. Government – Lesson Plan
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