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History eNews from Emerging America - March 15, 2017

Published on Wed, 03/15/2017

Emerging America History eNEWS Vol. 4, Issue 10 for MARCH 15, 2017




Meet state requirements for Professional Development on Teaching Students with Disabilities!
  • Accessing Inquiry for Student with Disabilities through Primary Sources. April 13 & 27 - Northampton. Laurie Risler & Rich Cairn. $65. Snacks, lunch, and all materials included. Grad credit available for extra fee. REGISTER.
Optional 1 Westfield State University grad credit in History available for $125 extra fee. “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. How can we help students meet today’s challenges to democracy?   
  • America and World Fascism: From the Spanish Civil War to Nuremberg and Beyond - This powerful workshop, features dynamic teacher Kelley Brown and top scholars from Stanford and Oberlin. Explore propaganda (including “Fake News”), mass media, and examination of the Klan, neo-Nazis, and far right in the United States today. Offered in English with Spanish language breakout. $25. Snacks, lunch, and all materials included. Optional grad credit in History available for fee. March 31 & April 1. Holyoke. REGISTER.


Library of Congress Summer Institutes in Washington, DC - Free - APPLY by MARCH 17 - OTHER RECOMMENDED EVENTS and RESOURCES - Statewide & on the Web
  • NERC - April 3-4 - Boston - Historian David Kennedy and more - REGISTER!
  • March 21 - 4pm - UMass Amherst History Dept. - “Far from Sanctuary: African American Travel and the Road to Civil Rights” - Allyson Hobbs
  • March 29 - 9am-4:30pm - Social Studies 2017 Legislative Day - Mass State House - Schedule time with your legislators. Details:  REGISTER.
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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.