- Emerging America Summer courses now open for registration!
- Congratulations! 2019 Mass Social Studies Teacher of the Year Kevin Dua, high school history and psychology teacher, Cambridge Rindge & Latin School. Runner up Michael Neagle, history teacher, Pyne Arts Magnet School, Lowell.
- DESE seeks state student council members for 2019-2020 school year. Deadline for schools to hold Student Advisory Council elections is April 23. Election information and Survey Gizmo link to register your students and school. Contact Donna Taylor with questions at 781-338-6320 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Facing History and Ourselves – Reflecting on the New Zealand Mosque Attacks
- The Westfield News: Paper Mill second graders and WSU education students team up to learn about Westfield 350
- Teacher Ranger Teacher Program Returns to Springfield Armory National Historic Site For the Summer of 2019 –Information
Baseball Home Opener and William Hoy
William Hoy, Deaf Major League Baseball Player
This baseball card shows William Hoy ready to throw a ball while playing for the Washington Statesmen.
ThinkPort.org – This and dozens more FREE, well-resourced Inquiry Kits from Maryland Humanities and Maryland Public Television. Sophisticated text sets and activities on topics from Nebuchadnezzar to the September 11, 2001. Supported by the Library of Congress Teaching with Primary Sources Program.
EVENTS @ EMERGING AMERICA – Info & Registration.
HISTORY AND CIVICS EDUCATION COURSES
PDPs / Or optional grad credit available from Westfield State University.
Teaching Grades K-5 Civic Engagement and Social Studies. Instructor Laurie Risler. Grad credit available. Register.
- April 23 and May 21 – Northampton.
- NEW SESSION: July 8-9 – South Hadley Public Library.
Understanding and Teaching the U.S. Constitution in the 21st Century. Instructor Kelley Brown.
- NEW SESSION: July 1 to Aug. 16 – Fully Online.
Accessing Inquiry for Students with Disabilities through Primary Sources. Instructors Alison Noyes and Laurie Risler. Meets Massachusetts 15-hour requirement for professional development on strategies to teach students with disabilities and diverse learners.
- NEW SESSION: July 29-30 – South Hadley Public Library.
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/
- New July Workshop Added on Women’s Suffrage – Apply Now!
- Student Filmmakers Inspired by the Omar Ibn Said Collection
- Come Help Us Develop Teaching Materials from the Historic American Engineering Record!
- Primary Sources for Music Education: Analyzing the Musical Perspectives of Marian Anderson and Harry T. Burleigh in Deep River
OTHER RECOMMENDED EVENTS – Across Massachusetts and the U.S.
- March 8 – July 14 – Smith College Museum of Art: Archival Treasures – Representing Black Subjects – Information
- April 11 – 6-7:30pm – John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum: Robert Caro – Writing History – Information and Registration
- April 15 – Harvard Graduate School of Education: Teaching Students to Ask Their Own Questions – Best Practices in the the Question Formulation Technique – Information and Registration (Fee)
- 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 16 – John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum – Poetry in Motion – Information and Registration
- April 22 – 10am-4pm – Library of Congress: Develop Teaching Materials from the Historic American Engineering Survey – for more information and registration please e-mail email@example.com
- April 24 – 4:30 – inquirED Webinar Series – Practical Tips for Taking Informed Action – Information and Registration
- May 14 – 1-5pm – WGBH, 1 Guest Street, Boston, MA. – Department of YoutServices: 7th Annual Statewide Youth Showcase – Share Your Art, Share Your Voice. RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org.
- May 16 – 4:30pm – inquirED Webinar Series – Practice-Based Professional Learning: A Conversation with Rob Riordan, Co-Founder of High Tech High – Information and Registration
- UC Berkeley History and Social Science Project:
- June 24 -28 – Teaching Religions of Asia
- July 11- 13 – Planning with the H-SS Framework: Inquiry, Literacy, and Civic Engagement
- PACE University Summer 2019 Courses: Information and Registration
- American Indian History
- Slavery in America
- Democracy in the Early Republic
- Social Change in the Civil War Era
- TPS- Mars University:
- June 17 – June 21 – Examining Place as a Primary Source: Slavery in Rural and Urban NC
- July 29-August 2 – History and Culture of the Cherokee Tribe
- Maryland Humanities Summer Teacher Institutes
- July 15-19 – Lessons Learned
- July 22-26 – Primary Sources and Project Based
- The American Antiquarian Society – Spring 2019 Issue of the Almanac
- Bill of Rights Institute – Votes for Women
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