EMERGING AMERICA HISTORY eNEWS Vol. 5, Issue 1 for January 3, 2018
- Mark your calendar! Accessing Inquiry for Students with Disabilities - new 3rd session in Westford. Watch for dates.
- March 23-24 course: America and World Fascism to be at Plymouth North High School.
- Jan. 27 Technology in Education Conference 2018 cancelled.
- Library of Congress Job Opening: Program Specialist for Children and Families.
Compare Work across Centuries Occupational portrait of a blacksmith.
EVENTS @ EMERGING AMERICA - Info & Registration.
Contact firstname.lastname@example.org. 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 - Plymouth North High School - 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 email@example.com if you need instructions on registering.) Registration.
- Dates to be set - Westford High School. Registration open soon.
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:
- A World Map with Mermen, Unicorns, and Much More! 1587 Urbano Monte map.
- Herblock to the Rescue. Political cartoons. 1961-1967.
- 2018 TPS Teachers Network Mentors. Help online.
- Twitter Changes. Tweets saved for posterity.
- Digital Library of the Caribbean.
- Holocaust Education and Holography.
Library of Congress Teacher Blog http://blogs.loc.gov/teachers/
- Occupational Portraits of the 19th Century. Coopers, blacksmiths, drummers, and more.
- Bringing in the New Year with Sheet Music and Folklore.
- New National Ambassador for Young People’s Literature.
- Songwriting Inspiration in Digital Newspapers.
OTHER RECOMMENDED EVENTS - Across Massachusetts and the U.S
- Jan. 6. - 1pm - Church of the Good Shepherd, Hartford - Bill Hosley: “Silicon Valley of the 19th Century: Rediscovering the Connecticut Valley’s Industrial Heritage.” www.nps.gov/spar
- Jan. 9 - 10:30am - Online - National Ambassador for Young People’s Literature. With Gene Luen Yang.
- Jan. 27 - March 3 - 9am - 3pm - Keene State College, NH. Arlene Kowal - Human and Physical Geography of East Asia.
- Jan. 30 - 7-8pm - Webinar. Ties that Bind the US and Asia. FCCEAS.
- Feb. 6 - March 13 - Online - Free - Basics of Primary Sources. Waynesburg Univ.
- March 24 - 1pm - Church of the Good Shepherd, Hartford - Bill Hosley: “Made in Connecticut” www.nps.gov/spar
- Summer: Travel with National Council for the Social Studies (Fees apply.) July 9-18 - Education in China; July 19-28 - Service Learning in Peru
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