Date: Feb 23 2017
Each year the Collaborative for Educational Services hosts a Technology in Education (TiE) Conference encouraging the effective use of technology in education. This year, attendees were given the opportunity to converse, collaborate, and network with local, national, and international educators around the idea of creating synergy between technology, teaching, and learning. Dr. Jacqueline Vickery,…
Date: Mar 13 2015
[caption id="attachment_8841" align="alignright" width="236"] "Steamer Glass [i.e. class]" in Hancock School, Boston. Immigrant children. Location: Boston, Massachusetts.
Date: Oct 10 2016
CES has relaunched EmergingAmerica.org in a streamlined, mobile-friendly format, featuring a new Teaching Resources searchable database of exemplary lessons, primary source sets, assessments, background information, and online exhibits (Forge of Innovation, Radical Equality and Steamboat Barnet). Resources such as a primary source set on Disability History and tips for teaching History and Humanit…
Date: May 26 2017
[caption id="attachment_10256" align="alignright" width="300"] Farewell to home- emigrants bound for England and America- on a steamer at Goteborg, Sweden.[/caption]
The following unit plan created by Sanford Roth, a veteran classroom, reading, and special education teacher, features an extensive number of education tools and strategies for reaching students from a variety of backgrounds and need…
Date: Mar 24 2015
Boston Public Library summer fellowships & workshops for teachers. (See below.)
MA Supreme Judicial Court seeks members for new educator advisory committee (Bottom of email.)
Patty Hogan, Minnechaug HS asked – “My district is reviewing the idea of developing a civics class. Do you know of a district that has either a stand alone civics class or variations of civic classes?” Contact Pa…
Date: Feb 24 2016
HISTORY eNEWS Vol. 3, Issue 7 for February 24, 2016
CORRECTION: 1960s in Historical Perspective begins March 15 (not 22nd), April 26, & May 10, 4-7pm - The 1960s in Historical Perspective: Social Justice and Equality in Local Context - Explore excellent local archives! Register.
Date: Apr 2 2015
Summer Institute open for registration: America Comes of Age: Exploring Reform in the Early 20th Century (1900-1940) - Eric Arnesen, George Washington Univ.. Kelley Brown & Laurie Risler, teacher-leaders. Rich Cairn, Emerging America. June 29 to July 2 (with ½-day in Oct.).
April 6, 4:00pm - “Transnational Fight for the Rights of Undocumented Migrants, 1965-1986" - Ana Raquel Minian, S…
Date: Dec 28 2016
Presidential inaugurations have historically provided a platform for some of the most dynamic moments in American History. Consider having students analyze some of the most important–for the significance of the inaugural speech as well as for the importance of events surrounding the inauguration. What made each of these moments so significant? What characteristics make for a great inaugural speech…
Date: Apr 6 2015
Registration Open: for nine FREE Summer 2015 Emerging America events statewide. Information & Registration here.
Reminder: Western Mass. Social Studies Professional Learning Community - April 7, 3:30-5:00pm. Snacks. Civics Education and Civic Engagement is topic. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org for info. All welcome!
LIBRARY OF CONGRESS Teaching with Primary Sources @ the Collaborati…
Date: Jun 7 2017
Rich Cairn, Emerging America, Collaborative for Educational Services, Northampton, Massachusetts
Completed mostly by secondary social studies teachers and by school and district administrators, the survey shows a robust social studies program at the secondary level across Massachusetts. Most districts offer some kind of civics course. A majority offer some sort of civic engagement project. Of som…