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History eNews from Emerging America - June 28, 2017

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Published on Sat, 06/24/2017

"Many nationalities. Here is a collection of future American citizens ready for the melting pot.” [1921]. Red Cross collection.
“Many nationalities. Here is a collection of future American citizens ready for the melting pot.” [1921]. Red Cross collection.

Emerging America History eNEWS Vol. 4, Issue 25 for June 28, 2017

NEWS

  • Registration Now Open!: Accessing Inquiry for Students with Disabilities through Primary Sources: Hudson, MA - Oct. 19 & Nov. 16. Info.
  • Seeking applicants for free September 30, 2017 CES-TPS Training-of-Trainers (9:00-4:00 - Arlington). Email rcairn@collaborative.org to receive further info and application packet. Applications will be due September 15. Watch for details!
  • There will be no History eNews for the week of July 3-7. Happy Independence Day!

 

EVENTS @ EMERGING AMERICA - Info

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.
  • “Children of Incarcerated Parents and Academic Success.” Post by Megan Sullivan, National Council of Teachers of English.

“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

Library of Congress Teacher Blog

  • Interview with Margaret Wagner, Senior Writer and Editor, Library of Congress Publishing Office. Post.

OTHER RECOMMENDED EVENTS - Across the Commonwealth and the Nation

  • June 28 - JFK Library - Conversation with Ban Ki-moon, Eighth Secretary-General of the UN. Webcast.
  • New York Historical Society Museum & Library - Summer Teacher Workshops. Port of New York. Influential Women of the Early Republic. World War I Beyond the Trenches. And more!
  • October 19 8:30am - 3:30pm - American Antiquarian Society - Worcester. “The Creative Spirit: 19th Century Technology and the Transformation of America.”

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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.