EMERGING AMERICA HISTORY eNEWS Vol. 7, Issue 33 for December 16, 2020
- NEW DATE: Jan. 27 - 9am - 3pm - Eastern Time - Our Rights and Nothing Less: Struggles to Secure the Vote in the United States - (Details below.) - Info & Registration.
- Watch recorded Dec. 2 WGBH webinar: Teach Diverse Stories with Primary Sources and Artifacts.
- Watch September Civic Literacy Conference sessions now on Massachusetts Civic Literacy Coalition site: MACivicsforAll.
- See our poster at NCSS Conference: From Dix to Roberts: Integrate Disability History into Your Curriculum: https://event.vconferenceonline.com/vconference/exhibition-hall.aspx?ei…
- New 5th grade History’s Mysteries lesson: Why is learning about the history of slavery and freedom important today? - Includes civic engagement activity.
- Massachusetts Historical Society offers fellowships for teachers and students. Earn stipends for applied research. Info.
- Share resources and examples of student-led civics projects. The Massachusetts Civic Learning Coalition will post statewide via a new web page. Submit via this survey.
- Dreaming the Future - UMass Feinberg Series panel, Young People Fighting for Climate Justice - Students contribute to community virtual ‘zine. [GREAT CIVICS PROJECT!]
- Nominate a History Teacher of the Year - Gilder-Lehrman Institute.
- Profiles in Courage Student Essay Contest - JFK Library - by Jan. 15 Info.
- The Collaborative has exciting job openings statewide in Massachusetts, including for History/ELA teachers. https://www.collaborative.org/employment
- Next issue of the History eNews is January 6. Submit events & resources to firstname.lastname@example.org by January 3.
Accessing Inquiry for Students with Disabilities through Primary Sources starts February 19 to April 2
How are you supporting students with disabilities–and the diverse learning styles of all your students?
- Earn PDPs/CEUs or grad credit.
- Meet Mass 15-hour requirement for PD on teaching students with disabilities.
- Apply practical tools and strategies in your virtual or in-person class.
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EVENTS @ EMERGING AMERICA
HISTORY AND CIVICS EDUCATION COURSES
Mark your calendars for these Emerging America courses and workshops.
- Teaching the History's Mysteries K-5 Curriculum:
- Earn 10 PDPs by completing the workshop and submitting reflective input after you teach the curriculum. Led by program creators, Laurie Risler and Kelley Brown. Info about the free History’s Mysteries: Historical Inquiry for Elementary Classrooms. Info & Registration.
- Feb. 10, 7-8:15pm
- April 14, 7-8:15pm
- Follow-up session for all in June.
- America and World Fascism - From the Spanish Civil War to Nuremberg and Beyond:
- Led by Peter Carroll, Stanford University; Sebastiaan Faber, Oberlin College; and Rich Cairn, Emerging America.
- Earn 22.5 PDPs (MA), 15 hours (other states), or 1 grad credit in History from Westfield State University.
- Jan. 22 - March 1. Includes four live webinars. Info & Registration.
- Accessing Inquiry for Students with Disabilities through Primary Sources:
- Led by Rich Cairn and Alison Noyes, Emerging America.
- Earn 22.5 PDPs (MA), 15 hours (other states), or 1 grad credit in History from Westfield State University. Meets Mass 15-hour recertification requirement on teaching students with disabilities.
- Feb. 19 - April 2. One live webinar. Info & Registration.
- Accessing Inquiry for English Learners through Primary Sources:
- Led by Rich Cairn and Alison Noyes, Emerging America.
- Earn 22.5 PDPs (MA), 15 hours (other states), or 1 grad credit in History from Westfield State University. Meets Mass 15-hour recertification requirement on teaching English Learners.
- April 9 - May 21. One live webinar. Info & Registration.
- NEW: The Right to Privacy: "The Most Valued and Comprehensive Right":
- Taught by outstanding teacher-leader Kelley Brown and historian David Hudson.
- Earn 67.5 PDPs (MA), 45 hours (other states), or 3 grad credits from Westfield State University.
- May 3 - June 25. Two live webinars: May 19 & June 9. Info & Registration.
EMERGING AMERICA WEBINARS & CONFERENCES
- Jan. 27 - 9am - 3pm - Eastern Time - Our Rights and Nothing Less: Struggles to Secure the Vote in the United States - Workshop by Primary Source, Massachusetts Historical Society, and Emerging America. Info & Registration.
- Jan. 27, 4pm Eastern Time - Disability History - TPS Northern Virginia - https://tpsnva.org/
- March 3-30 - Strategies for Teaching Inquiry with English Learners through Primary Sources - Six-hour asynchronous workshop in partnership between Emerging America and Metropolitan State University of Denver and the Western Region TPS. Register.
Contact Rich Cairn email@example.com to schedule Accessing Inquiry and other professional development workshops remotely in your school district or region in 2021.
NEW RESOURCES AT THE LIBRARY OF CONGRESS
- The December issue of the Library of Congress Magazine focuses on photography. Download PDF.
TPS Teachers Network - Teachers interested in working with primary sources are welcome to join this FREE network.
- FEATURED GROUP: History’s Mysteries - teachers share.
- DISCUSSION: Why does learning about history of slavery matter today? (you must log in to see discussions)
- ALBUM: Messages from Masks - current posters from Amplifier (No login required to view and share Albums)
- ALBUM: Book Drop: Traveling While Black
- ALBUM: Hitchhiking through the Guide (with no apologies to Douglas Adams)
- ALBUM: Antebellum Reformers and Industrial Development
- DISCUSSION: Planning Ahead for the Presidential Inauguration
- DISCUSSION: Teachers describe people with disabilities who made a public impact.
Library of Congress Teacher Blog http://blogs.loc.gov/teachers/
- Teaching Mathematics Using Primary Sources: Finding the Art in Charts from W.E.B. DuBois and Others
- Jason Reynolds: Grab The Mic, December Edition
- That’s Just Hysterical: The Lindgren Brothers’ Tourist Maps
- Encouraging Student Exploration of the Power of Political Symbolism through Suffrage Cartoons
- Jason Reynolds: On the (Virtual) School Tour
(Online unless otherwise noted.)
- Dec. 17, 7pm Eastern - Eyewitness to History: An Evening with Obama White House photographer Pete Souza - Library of Congress & National Council for History Education. Register & Info.
- Dec. 17, 6:30pm Eastern - Hidden Walls, Hidden Mills: Reading the Lost Industrial Landscape of the Western Mass Hills - Wistariahurst - Info.
- Jan. 21, Jan. 28, & Feb. 4 - Democracy in Action: Teaching for Civic Agency Workshop Series - Facing History
- Jan 21, Feb. 18, March 18 - 7:30pm - Mount Vernon - Fireside discussions. Info.
- Feb. 23, 4:15-5:45pm Eastern - "The War To End War": How to Think and Teach About the First World War.
- Feb.-April - evening webinars - Human and Physical Geography of East Asia Virtual seminar. Info & Registration.
- March 8-10 - Virtual NHA Annual Meeting and Humanities Advocacy Day - Info.
- April 8-11 - National Council for History Education - virtual conference. Info & Registration.
- Podcast - Mass Humanities - The World of the Wampanoag - Before 1620
- Teaching China with the Smithsonian - Info.
- Discovering Justice December Newsletter - Mock Trial wrap up and more!
- Women and the American Story - NY Historical Society
- inquirED NCSS Conference 2020 virtual hub
- The People in Our Neighborhood - Michael Berson explains how to use KidCitizen grades K-5 digital program.
- Montgomery Bus Boycott 65th Anniversary - Teaching Tolerance
- What Does It Mean for Schools to Be Sanctuaries? - Teaching Tolerance
- U.S. Census Bureau releases 5-year population data.
- Bill of Rights Institute launches new website.
- Center for School Change, University of Minnesota supports service-learning.
- Civics Buffs Ask Great Questions - Rob Powers and 4QM’s Jon Bassett - Teacher Collaborative podcast.
OTHER RESOURCES FOR TEACHING ONLINE
See Resources for Education During a Pandemic for a categorized list.
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