EMERGING AMERICA HISTORY eNEWS Vol. 7, Issue 4 for February 5, 2020
- 50th Northeast Regional Conference for the Social Studies (NERC) - Preparing Students to Hold the Office of Citizen - April 6-7 - Early Registration and Information
- Registration and workshop proposals now open for DESE 2020 Civics Literacy Conference: May 5, 2020 9:15 am-4:00 pm - Edward M. Kennedy Institute - Boston! For information, click HERE.
- DESE announced funding just 28 of 108 proposals for Civic Engagement Professional Development for total $845,290. The Legislature will take note! List of grantees.
- Mass Humanities - $244,391 in grants, includes many related to Civics Education projects, including one with Primary Source - Grants List
- JFK Presidential Library and Museum - Make a Difference Award - Information and Submission Form
- Ford’s Theater - National Oratory Fellowship - Information and Application (due June 12)
- Apply for Massachusetts Historical Society Summer 2020 Teacher Fellowship! Dive into MHS archives to find primary sources for your classroom. Apply by Feb 18th. http://www.masshist.org/teaching-history/fellowships
Diverse Lesson Approaches for Diverse Learners
Portrait of Langston Hughes, by Gordon Parks. 1943.
“Two ELL Lessons on Langston Hughes,” inspiring post in the TPS Teacher Network suggests using poetry to bridge language gaps. Teaching language and content traces many paths!
EVENTS @ EMERGING AMERICA - Info & Registration.
HISTORY AND CIVICS EDUCATION COURSES
PDPs / OR optional grad credit available from Westfield State University.
- Accessing Inquiry for Students with Disabilities through Primary Sources - Instructors: Rich Cairn & Alison Noyes. Meets state PD requirement, with attention to teachers of History and Social Science and the Humanities. PDPs or 1 graduate credit.
- March 3 & March 31 - CES, Northampton
- July 6-31 - ONLINE
- Accessing Inquiry for English Learners through Primary Sources - Instructors Rich Cairn & Alison Noyes. Meets state PD requirement, with attention to teachers of History and Social Science and the Humanities. PDPs or 1 graduate credit.
- March 27 & April 15 - Hudson
- America and World Fascism: From the Spanish Civil War to Nuremberg and Beyond - Instructor: Kelley Brown. Scholars Peter Carroll and Sebastiaan Faber. PDPs or 1 graduate credit.
- April 3-4 - Melrose High School
- Accessing Civic Engagement with Students with Disabilities - Instructors: Rich Cairn & Alison Noyes. 10 PDPs.
- April 13 - Hudson - $40
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 LOGIN FIRST FOR THESE LINKS TO WORK:
- Check out the many great resources posted in the TPS Teachers Network Civics Education and Civic Engagement group!
- Two ELL Lessons on Langston Hughes
- Google Doodle for 2020
- Podcasts in the Classroom
- The World Divided: 1941
Deep Linking in Congress.gov Allows You to Share Specific Sections of a Bill - https://blogs.loc.gov/law/2020/01/deep-linking-in-congress-gov-allows-you-to-share-specific-sections-of-a-bill/
Library of Congress Teacher Blog http://blogs.loc.gov/teachers/
- The Terrain of Freedom: Mapping Stories about People and Places in the African American Struggle for Justice, Rights, and Equality
New and Upcoming from the Library: Resources and Opportunities for Teachers
- February 8 - 11am - Holyoke Public Library History Room: Burial Grounds of Holyoke with Robert Comeau
- February 12 - 8:30am-3:30pm - Choosing to Participate: Facing History and Action Civics - Information and Registration
- February 12 - 3:30pm(webinar) - Teaching Tolerance: Latinx History is Black History - Webinar Registration
- February 17 - 10am-4pm - JFK Presidential Library and Museum: Presidents’ Day Family Festival - Information and Registration
- February 26 - 6pm - Umass Amherst: Public Lecture and Book Signing with 2020 Writer in Residence, Vijay Prashad - History to the Defeated May Say Alas
- March 25 - 8:15am-3:30pm - JFK Presidential Library and Museum: Dignity and Justice for All: Stories of Protest, Resistance, and Change - Information and Registration val, and Deepening Our Humanity - Information and Registration
- March 17 - 8am-3pm - Bill of Rights Institute: President and the Constitution: Presidential Powers - Information and Registration
- March 25 - 8:30am-3:15pm - JFK Presidential Museum and Library: Dignity and Justice for All: Stories of Protest, Resistance, and Change - A Conference for Teachers of Grades 3-8 and School Librarians - Information and Registration
- June 1 - 8:30am-5:00pm - Mass History Alliance: History: a Massachusetts Community
- June 22-25 - Shrewsbury Summer Institute - More details to come!
- July 6-17 - JFK Presidential Library and Museum - American Studies Summer Institute: Changemakers: Youth Activism from the Progressive Era to Today - Information and Registration
- Kent State University and NEH Summer Workshop - Making Meaning of May 4th: The 1970 Kent State Shootings in US History - Information and Application
- June 21-26
- July 12-17
- Old Dominion University and Virginia Commonwealth University NEH Summer Institute - The Long Road from Brown - School Desegregation in Virginia - Information and Application
- July 12-17
- July 26-31
- Korean History and Culture Seminar for Educators - June 22-26 - Koreatown, LA - Information and Application
- iCivics - Impeachment, the Infographic, and the Messy Desk
- Teaching Tolerance -
- Nolumbeka Project - River Stories 2020
- Stanford History Education Group - New Year, New History Materials 2020
- American Indians in Children’s Literature - post by Debbie Reese.
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