Emerging America History eNEWS Vol. 4, Issue 12 for MARCH 29, 2017
- New “Massachusetts History Alliance” (www.masshistoryalliance.org).
- Northeast Regional Conference for the Social Studies - April 3-4 - Boston - Last chance to REGISTER!
- March 22, the U.S. Supreme Court in Endrew. F. v. Douglas County School District required that schools provide more than the minimum for students with disabilities. EdWeek.
SPRING EVENTS @ EMERGING AMERICA - Info
How do you teach Disability History?
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.
SUMMER EVENTS @ EMERGING AMERICA - Info
- Accessing Inquiry for Student with Disabilities through Primary Sources. April 13 & 27 - Northampton. Laurie Risler & Rich Cairn. $65. Snacks, lunch, and all materials included. Hands-on, practical–exciting–course. Gain understanding of Disability History as you learn to support inquiry for all learners. REGISTER.
- July 5 - August 5 - ONLINE - “Black Community and Agency: Fighting the Color Line (1877-1940)”. With outstanding instructors: Kelley Brown and Amilcar Shabazz! Available for 3 grad credits in History. REGISTER.
- July 11-12 - “Accessing Inquiry for Students with Disabilities through Primary Sources” - Cambridge, Mass. Available for 1 grad credit in History. REGISTRATION TO OPEN SOON.
- July 17-21 + 2-hours in fall, date TBD. “Teaching Civics, Civic Action, and American Ideals through Early 20th Century Black Struggles for Equality” - Easthampton High School. Hands-on course–also with Kelley Brown, Amilcar Shabazz, and Rich Cairn! Explore vital stories and context for civic action and explore strategies to teach Civics. Available for 3 grad credits in History. REGISTER.
- 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.
Library of Congress Teacher Blog
- Library of Congress Topics Lists in newspapers before 1922. Today: Poetry. Post.
- Baseball, Music, and Suffrage? Music of the National Pastime. Post.
OTHER RECOMMENDED EVENTS and RESOURCES - Statewide & on the Web
- March 30 - 4:30pm - Holyoke City Hall Ballroom, 536 Dwight St, Holyoke, MA 01040 - PLUG IN! A Community Action Forum on Mass Incarceration, UMass Amherst - Feinberg Series Capstone.
- April 1 - 9am - 3pm - “Understanding Islam for the Classroom” - Mass Geographic Alliance - Elms College, Springfield - $25 - www.elms.edu/teacherworkshops
- April 5 - 11:45-1:45 - Shrewsbury - Central Mass Social Studies Supervisors - Contact Jenn DiFrancesca. email@example.com
- April 8 - 10am - 4pm - Florence, Mass - Northampton Association of Education and Industry - https://www.facebook.com/RugglesCenter/
- April 11 - 4:30-6pm - “Giant Traveling Maps Massachusetts” - National Geographic Society - Mass Geographic Alliance - Elms College, Springfield - $15 - www.elms.edu/teacherworkshops
- June 12 - College of Holy Cross, Worcester - Massachusetts History Conference - http://masshumanities.org/programs/mass-history/history-conference-upcoming/
- May 1 - 9:30-11:30 - Law Day 2017 - Franklin County Courthouse - Bring students! - Franklin Count Bar Association, Christine Baronas firstname.lastname@example.org email@example.com
- May 8 - EMK Institute, Boston - 8a - 3:30pm - Civic Engagement Conference - Mass Dept of Elementary and Secondary Education Institute
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