EMERGING AMERICA HISTORY eNEWS Vol. 8, Issue 6 for March 10, 2021
IN THIS ISSUE
- Events @ Emerging America
- New at the Library of Congress
- Professional Development Events
- Other Resources
Accessing Inquiry for English Learners through Primary Sources begins April 9
Meet Massachusetts re-licensure requirement for 15 hours of professional development on teaching ELs–focused on teaching social studies.
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“Adult ESL (English as Second Language) class, Khmer Village, Houston, Texas.” (1982).
- A New 3rd Grade Unit from History’s Mysteries Historical Inquiry K-5 Curriculum: What strategies did Native nations use to protect their sovereignty during the American Revolution?
- Learn to Read the Education for American Democracy Roadmap - Engage with the future of History and Civics Education. Sign up for follow-up events.
- Emerging America and the Learning Disability Association join to discuss Education for American Democracy on March 25. Info.
- Bill of Rights Institute brief survey.
- Nominate a Massachusetts Teacher of the Year by March 22.
- Nominate a History Teacher of the Year by April 30. Gilder Lehrman Institute.
- Power of Youth Challenge: Youth Leading Racial Healing - $250 grants for student projects to promote racial equity and healing. Apply by April 30. Info.
- Next issue of History eNews is March 24. Submit items to email@example.com by March 21.
EVENTS @ EMERGING AMERICA - Info & Registration.
Mark your calendars for these Emerging America courses and workshops. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
HISTORY AND CIVICS EDUCATION COURSES
PDPs / OR optional grad credit available from Westfield State University.
Accessing Inquiry for English Learners through Primary Sources:
- ALL states' teachers welcome! Focus on Massachusetts and Maryland state standards and resources.
- Led by Rich Cairn and Alison Noyes, Emerging America; Lia Atanat, Maryland Humanities.
- Earn 22.5 PDPs (MA), 15 hours (other states), or 1 grad credit in History from Westfield State University. Meets Massachusetts 15-hour recertification requirement on teaching English Learners.
- April 9 - May 21. One live webinar. Info & Registration.
Teaching the History's Mysteries K-5 Curriculum:
- Earn 10 PDPs by completing the workshop and submitting reflective input after you teach the curriculum. Led by program creators, Laurie Risler and Kelley Brown. Info about the free History’s Mysteries: Historical Inquiry for Elementary Classrooms. Info & Registration.
- April 14, 7-8:15pm
- Follow-up session for all in June.
The Right to Privacy: "The Most Valued and Comprehensive Right":
- Taught by outstanding teacher-leader Kelley Brown and historian David Hudson.
- Earn 67.5 PDPs (MA), 45 hours (other states), or 3 grad credits from Westfield State University.
- May 3 - June 25. Two live webinars: May 19 & June 9. Info & Registration.
EMERGING AMERICA WEBINARS & CONFERENCES
See complete list of short webinars, poster presentations, and more.
- March 25 - Learning Disabilities Association of America (LDA) Panel Discussion - Creating an Inclusive Civic and History Education for All - LDA & Emerging America are proud partners of Educating for American Democracy. Learn about this initiative and changes it represents for all learners. Info.
- April 8-11 - NCHE Conference. Info.
- May 7-8 - Teaching History Conference - UC Davis and the California History and Social Science Project. Info & Registration.
- NEW RECORDING: February 24, 2021 - Rethinking Immigration History for ALL Learners. Keynote presentation as part of Teacher Librarian Day. (90 minutes). Recording. In 2021, the TLD ran from February 22 to 26 with the theme of New Directions. Sponsored by Metropolitan State University of Denver and Western Region TPS. TLD 2021 Recordings and Materials.
Contact Rich Cairn email@example.com to schedule Accessing Inquiry and other professional development workshops remotely in your school district or region in 2021.
NEW RESOURCES AT THE LIBRARY OF CONGRESS
- Chronicling America adds newspapers from the American Revolution - and more.
- Library of Congress Collections on the Covid-19 Pandemic
TPS Teachers Network - Teachers with interest in working with primary sources are welcome to join this network. Featured this week - (log in to see DISCUSSIONS; no log-in needed for ALBUMS):
- DISCUSSION: Inquiry in the Spotlight: March Highlights of the TPS Teachers Network
- DISCUSSION: Acquainting ourselves with the many Native American tribes: the (Edward S.) Curtis Collection
- ALBUM: Rebel Ladies [TERRIFIC! - RCairn]
- ALBUM - See new additions: Following the Vaccine
- ALBUM: WWI Propaganda
- ALBUM: Primary Sources on WWII
Library of Congress Teacher Blog http://blogs.loc.gov/teachers/
- Jason Reynolds: Grab the Mic, March Edition
- Exploring the Early Copyright Collection at the Library of Congress
- An Old Book, a Former Student, and Research Strategies
EVENTS (online unless otherwise noted)
- March 10, 7pm Eastern - An Evening with Sarah Vowell. National Council for History Education (NCHE). Info.
- March 13, 8am - 12pm Eastern - STEM & history workshop for grades 7-12 teacher - Mount Vernon. Info.
- March 16, 7pm Eastern - Rethinking Reconstruction: A Conversation with Manisha Sinha. American Antiquarian Society. [MANISHA SINHA ROCKS! - EDITOR.] Info.
- March 16, 1pm Eastern - Immigration and 1920s KKK: Teaching with Primary Source Documents - Immigrant Learning Center, Re-Imagining Migration, Indiana Historial Bureau. Info.
- March 16, 7:30pm Eastern - NCHE and SHEG Present: Reading Like a Historian Workshop. Info.
- March 17, 7pm Eastern - Exile: Homelessness and Northampton State Hospital - Historic Northampton. Info.
- March 18 to April 22 - We the People in Context - weekly series on topics of the 2021 competition - Center for Civic Education. Info.
- March 18, 7-8pm Eastern - Civil War Diaries as Primary Sources. Gilder Lehrman Institute. Info.
- March 18, 4pm Eastern - Why Instructional Materials Matter - Shanti Elangovan,Tanji Reed Marshall, Stefanie Wager, NCSS. - inquirED. Info.
- March 22, 6:00-7:30pm Eastern - Panel: Religion and Politics: Then and Now. JFK Library. Info.
- March 23, 3-4pm: DESE Civics Project Support Forum - Engaging Students' Identities and Lived Experience. Info.
- March 25, 7pm Eastern. War, Combat and the American Soldier - Historians Margaret MacMillan & Rick Atkinson. Info.
- March 30, 4pm Eastern. Doug Lemov and others - webinar - Hybrid Best Practices. Info.
- March 30, 7pm Eastern - "Ladies Notice:" Dressmaking and Millinery on Main Street in Nineteenth-Century Northampton - Historic Northampton. Info.
- March 31, 6:00-7:30pm Eastern - Panel: US Immigration: Past Policy and New Directions. JFK Library. Info.
- April 8-11 - National Council for History Education Conference. Info.
- April 10, 9:15am - 4:45pm Eastern. Forum: Invisible Makers: Textiles, Dress, and Marginalized People in 18th- and 19th-Century America. Historic Deerfield. Info.
- September 14-17. Restore Circles 4-Day process in the Educational Setting. Crossroads Leadership Lab - https://www.crossroadslab.com/. Info.
- July 6-23 - Mt Vernon Fellowships - stipends
- American History and Civics Academies - Center for Civic Education. Info.
- Youth in Front: Understanding and Supporting Student-led Activism self-directed online course - Learning for Justice (formerly called Teaching Tolerance)
- Primary Source Spotlight on the American Revolution - Citizen U
- Revolutionary War Veterans - well-resourced lessons - American Revolution Institute
- Women’s History Lessons - Center for Civic Education
- Women’s History Resources - Facing History and Ourselves.
- How to Teach Civics in Action to K–12 Students - research & resource summary - Baylor University
- Taking Responsibility: Ida B. Wells and the Anti-Lynching Campaign - lesson - Bill of Rights Institute
- Students and the Struggle for School Integration - iCivics
- Social Justice Movers and Shakers interactive flip book - Enchanted Circle Theater
- 100% American: Ku Klux Klan and Immigration in the 1920s - Re-Imagining Migration & Indiana Historical Bureau
- Historians for Peace & Democracy - Virtual Speakers Bureau
- Revolution 250 Celebration - Podcasts
- First Embossed Book for the Blind (1786) - New online at The Perkins School for the Blind History Museum
- Black History in the Making - Learning for Justice
- How to Teach the Historical Context of the Capitol Riots - Learning for Justice
- Presently Invisible: The Arab Plight in American Classrooms - Learning for Justice
- New Resources for Teaching World History - from the California History & Social Science Project.
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