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History eNews from Emerging America - January 24, 2018

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Published on Sat, 01/27/2018

EMERGING AMERICA HISTORY eNEWS Vol. 5, Issue 4 for January 24, 2018

NEWS

  • DRAFT SOCIAL STUDIES FRAMEWORK - More info. Input SURVEY!
  • Jan. 25 - 3-5pm - ESE and MCSS: Unpack the DRAFT Social Studies Frameworks - Webinar for curriculum directors, superintendents, and other district leaders. Info.
  • March 5 - 4-6pm - CES, Northampton. Discussion forum on draft Social Studies Frameworks. Western Mass Social Studies PLC. Registration through ESE open soon.
  • Respond to the Teaching Tolerance national school climate survey.
  • I am sad to tell of the death of friend, teacher, and educational leader Patty Hogan. I miss her passion for learning and for teaching, and her ever wise counsel.

Learn Strategies for Teaching History to ALL Learners

Workshops in Boston, Westford, and Northampton

EVENTS @ EMERGING AMERICA - Info & Registration.

Contact rcairn@collaborative.org. ACCESSING INQUIRY FOR ALL LEARNERS:

  • March 23 & 24 - 8:45am - 3:45pm - Plymouth North High School - America and World Fascism: From the Spanish Civil War to Nuremberg and Beyond ($35). Registration.  
  • Accessing Inquiry for Students with Disabilities through Primary Sources:
    • March 12 & 22 - Dutchess County BOCES - Poughkeepsie, NY. ($35) Registration. (12 NY CEUs or grad credit).
    • 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.
    • April 5 & 23 - 8:30am-4pm - Westford Academy. ($72.50) FREE to Westford Public Schools teachers. Registration.
    • April 24 & May 15 - 8am - 4pm - Northampton ($72.50) Registration. Hands-on workshop to learn and practical skills for teaching diverse learners.

“Accessing Inquiry” courses meet Mass license renewal requirements for 15-hours PD on students with disabilities or 15-hours PD on English Learners. Link to renewal regulations. Optional 1 Westfield State University grad credit in History available.

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 at the Library of Congress:

Library of Congress Summer Institutes 2018. Free. (You pay for travel and lodging.) General Focus – open to K-12 educators across all content areas:

  • June 18-June 22
  • June 25-June 29
  • July 30-August 3

WWI Focus – recommended for K-12 educators who teach some aspect of WWI as part of their curriculum, or collaborate with those who do:

  • July 9-July 13

Science, Technology, and Engineering Focus – recommended for K-12 educators who teach science, technology, or engineering, or collaborate with those who do:

  • July 16-July 20

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

  • All the Way to Mars: Young Readers Center
  • Summer 2018 Institutes - Info and Application.

OTHER RECOMMENDED EVENTS - Across Massachusetts and the U.S

Other Resources:

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Karen Albano

former History eNews Editor, Emerging America
Karen Albano worked with Emerging America from 2015-2020, contributing to many facets of the program including developing curriculum, improving the accessibility of the website to educators, overseeing social media outreach, and editing the History eNews.