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History eNews from Emerging America - December 20, 2017

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Published on Thu, 12/28/2017

EMERGING AMERICA HISTORY eNEWS Vol. 4, Issue 44 for December 20, 2017

NEWS

 

Cotton: Investigate Personal Stories of Workers

Evening recreation of the “Young Holy Ghosters” - Ages 15-25–all Portuguese. Fall River, Mass. (1916). https://www.loc.gov/item/ncl2004001986/PP/

Explore This Day in History for Dec. 20. Read accounts of workers from Lowell to South Carolina.

EVENTS @ EMERGING AMERICA - Info & Registration.

Contact rcairn@collaborative.org. Registration open!

  • January 27 - Technology in Education conference. Northampton. - Workshop on Library of Congress-sponsored online civics games. Register.

Grad credit in history available – all courses.

  • February 15 to March 29 with final follow up June 7 - ONLINE - Emerging America: Immigration Issues for Diverse Learners ($35)
    • Explore new approaches and a wealth of online resources for teaching this ever exciting and engaging topic. Engage diverse learners. Develop your own lesson featuring research and inquiry-based strategies on any period in U.S. History from 1800 to 2018. Grades 3-12. Registration.
  • March 23 & 24 - 8:45am - 3:45pm - Boston - America and World Fascism: From the Spanish Civil War to Nuremberg and Beyond ($35). Registration open soon.
  • Accessing Inquiry for Students with Disabilities through Primary Sources. Meets Mass requirement for 15 hours of PD on teaching diverse learners.
    • April 24 & May 15 - 8am - 4pm - Northampton ($72.50) Registration. Hands-on workshop to learn and practice skills for teaching diverse learners.
    • March 13 & April 3 - 8:30am-4:00pm - Boston ($72.50) (FREE to Boston Public Schools teachers. BPS teachers contact rcairn@collaborative.org if you need instructions on registering.) Registration.
  • NOTE: Boston Public Library Leventhal Map Center - March course on Westward Expansion postponed to Fall.

NEW RESOURCES AT THE LIBRARY OF CONGRESS

  • TPS Teachers Network - Teachers with experience working with primary sources are welcome to join this network.

Featured this week - YOU MUST LOG-IN FIRST FOR THESE LINKS TO WORK:

Other Resources from the Library of Congress:

Library of Congress Teacher Blog http://blogs.loc.gov/teachers/

  • Using the Rosa Parks collection to foster inquiry. (2 parts).

OTHER RECOMMENDED EVENTS - Across Massachusetts and the U.S

Other Resources:

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Karen Albano

History eNews Editor, Emerging America
Karen Albano began working with the Emerging America program in 2015. She is currently the editor of the weekly History eNews, and has contributed to many facets of the Emerging America program, including developing curriculum, improving the accessibility of the website to educators, and overseeing social media outreach.