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History eNews from Emerging America - June 21, 2017

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Published on Tue, 06/20/2017

Emerging America History eNEWS Vol. 4, Issue 24 for June 21, 2017


Report on June 13 Legislative Hearing on Civic Engagement.

New date for course: Accessing Inquiry for Students with Disabilities through Primary Sources: Hudson, MA - Oct. 19 & Nov. 16. Info.

July 11-12 Accessing Inquiry course in Cambridge is FULL!

Job Opening for history teacher in Marlborough - US I and Civics. UN YouTube Channel - Mariana Camacho, Youth Representative to the UN speaks on human rights and disability.


How can I support students from diverse backgrounds?

August 1-2 - “Accessing Inquiry for English Learners through Primary Sources” - Greenfield Community College. Audrey Morse and Rich Cairn. Available for 1 grad credit in History. REGISTER.

NEW! October 19 & Nov. 16 - Hudson High School - “Accessing Inquiry for Students with Disabilities through Primary Sources” - Available for 1 grad credit in History. REGISTER.

“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.


Tracy K. Smith is the new Poet Laureate.

Livestreamed Events from the Library - Schedule. (For example, see June 16 below.)

Veterans History Project - Companion website to the online exhibit on WWI.

Library of Congress Teacher Blog

Interview with Genealogy and Local History Reference Librarian Ahmed Johnson. Post.

OTHER RECOMMENDED EVENTS - Across the Commonwealth and the Nation

June 16 - Wonder Woman’s Legacy - Talk by actress Lynda Carter. Livestreamed from the Library.

Aug. 7-11 - University of the Arts - Philadelphia - “Who Are We? Constructing Identity through Images.” See this and more great courses:


University of the Arts - Free PDF: Look Back. See Further. Photo Resources Guide. Mount Vernon - Teaching History with Objects - Info Graphics on the Revolutionary War and on Slavery at Mount Vernon - and more. Gilder-Lehrman - Featured Primary Sources. For example: The Middle Passage, 1749. How to Implement the FAIR Act - California History-Social Science Project blog.

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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.