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History eNews from Emerging America - May 6, 2020

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Published on Wed, 05/06/2020

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EMERGING AMERICA HISTORY eNEWS Vol. 7, Issue 16 for May 6, 2020

NEWS

 

NEW RESOURCES FOR TEACHING ONLINE

See Resources for Education During a Pandemic for complete list.

 

Emerging America Summer Courses Online

America and World Fascism: From the Spanish Civil War to Nuremberg and Beyond -  Info & Registration

Led by national scholars Sebastiaan Faber & Peter Carroll

Memory Battles of the Spanish Civil War. Vanderbilt University Press.  Author Sebastiaan Faber, Oberlin College professor of Spanish language and culture, will examine principles of propaganda and ideology, with applications from the 1920s to the social media era.

[Image description: Book cover, title appears over a close-up photo of woman with a toddler on her shoulder and a young child beside her in a tightly-packed crowd, raised fists of others visible in front and behind. The toddler and child look toward the camera, and each also have fists raised.] 

 

EVENTS @ EMERGING AMERICA - Info & Registration.

Contact rcairn@collaborative.org.

 

HISTORY AND CIVICS EDUCATION COURSES

PDPs / OR optional grad credit available from Westfield State University.  

  • America and World Fascism: From the Spanish Civil War to Nuremberg and Beyond - Instructor: Kelley Brown. Scholars Peter Carroll and Sebastiaan Faber. PDPs or 1 graduate credit. Register.
    • June 30 to July 28 - ONLINE 
  • Accessing Inquiry for Students with Disabilities through Primary Sources - Instructors: Rich Cairn & Alison Noyes. Meets state PD requirement, with attention to teachers of History and Social Science and the Humanities. PDPs or 1 graduate credit. Register.
    • July 6-31 – ONLINE

 

NEW RESOURCES AT THE LIBRARY OF CONGRESS

  • TPS Teachers Network - Teachers with interest in working with primary sources are welcome to join this network

 

Featured this week - YOU MUST LOGIN FIRST FOR THESE LINKS TO WORK:

Library of Congress Teacher Blog http://blogs.loc.gov/teachers/

  • "Office Hours" features for April 28th and 30th: Tour the Jefferson Building from Home and Resources for Law Day
  • Celebrating the Library's 220th Anniversary with Outreach to Teachers
  • Celebrate National Poetry Month with 50 Newly Streaming Audio Recordings
  • Teaching Civic Ideals with Primary Sources: Due Process of Law
  • Free Webinar May 6: Introduction to the Question Formulation Technique for Primary Source Learning

 

OTHER EVENTS

 

SUMMER

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RESOURCES

 


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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.