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History eNews from Emerging America - January 3, 2018

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Published on Sun, 01/07/2018

EMERGING AMERICA HISTORY eNEWS Vol. 5, Issue 1 for January 3, 2018

NEWS

  • 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.

[1850-1860]. 

EVENTS @ EMERGING AMERICA - Info & Registration.

Contact rcairn@collaborative.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 rcairn@collaborative.org 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:

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

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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.