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History eNews from Emerging America - January 23, 2019

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Published on Thu, 01/24/2019

EMERGING AMERICA HISTORY eNEWS Vol. 6, Issue 3 for January 23, 2019


Study at the Library of Congress this Summer!

[caption id="attachment_11882" align="aligncenter" width="300"]Photograph of the front of a large building. Library of Congress Thomas Jefferson Building, Washington, D.C. Contributor Name: Highsmith, Carol M., Created between 1980 and 2006.[/caption]

Library of Congress Summer Institutes: Applications Open - An Opportunity Not to be Missed!
    • Open Sessions: July 8-12 and July 29-August 2
    • Science, Technology, and Engineering Focus - July 15-19

EVENTS @ EMERGING AMERICA - Info & Registration.

Contact HISTORY AND CIVICS EDUCATION COURSES Accessing Inquiry for Students with Disabilities through Primary Sources. Instructors Rich Cairn & Alison Noyes. Meets 15-hour Massachusetts requirement for high quality professional development on teaching students with disabilities and diverse learners. Grad credit available. Register.
  • Feb. 27 and March 6 - Northampton.
  • March 27 to May 7 - FULLY ONLINE!
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.
Forge of Innovation: The Springfield Armory and the Genesis of American Industry, NEH Landmarks of American History and Culture Workshops for Teachers; applicants selected receive $1,200 stipend for travel and living expenses. Apply now.  Information and Registration
  • July 7-12 - Springfield, Sturbridge, Greenfield, Northampton, and Holyoke.
  • July 21-26 - - Springfield, Sturbridge, Greenfield, Northampton, and Holyoke.


Library of Congress Teacher Blog

  • Best of Library of Congress Blog Posts
  • Published Works Enter the Public Domain in the United States for First Time in Twenty Years

OTHER RECOMMENDED EVENTS - Across Massachusetts and the U.S.

  • January 27 - 2pm - Historic Deerfield Winter Lecture Series: The Indian World of George Washington” - Info
  • February 2 - 11am-noon - Nolumbeka Project: An Island Perspective on Wampum - Info
  • March 2 - 9am-1pm - Five College Center for East Asian Studies Workshop: Reading Scrolls from East Asia - Info and Registration
  • March 30 - 9am-1pm - Five College for East Asian Studies Workshop: Ghosts in Chinese Religion and Culture - Info and Registration
  • April 15-May 5 - Harvard School of Education Online Course: Teaching Students to Ask Their Own Questions: Best Practices in the Question Formulation Technique - Info and Registration

Summer 2019 Events:

  • NEH Landmarks of American History and Culture Workshops for Teachers - Living and Writing Deliberately: The Concord Landscapes and Legacy of Henry Thoreau - Concord, MA - Information and Registration
    • July 14-19
    • July 21-26

Other Resources:

  • Bureau of Labor Statistics published updated economic summary sheets - Info
  • C-SPAN Classroom - Lesson Plans, Video, Classroom Deliberations - Info
  • George Washington’s Mount Vernon - Music in the Revolutionary War
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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.