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2014 History Institute - Learning from American Environmental History

Published on Tue, 03/25/2014

The 2014 History Institute, which is a collaboration between the UMass Department of History and the Collaborative for Educational Services in Northampton. The History Institute brings scholars to K-12 teachers to discuss the historical significance of current events. The lectures are free and open to the public. David Glassberg, “Learning from American Environmental History” Thursday, May 8, 2014 Public Lecture: 4:30-5:30PM; Teacher Workshop: 6-7:00PM Collaborative for Educational Services, 97 Hawley St, Northampton, MA Listen to the Public Service Announcement: [audio wav="http://emergingamerica.orgmedia/Teachers-Collaborate-5-8.wav"][/audio] Watch a video of the presentation: Appy and Glassberg’s lectures were preceded by events earlier in the year by History Department faculty Mary Wilson and Audrey Altstadt. The videos of these lectures are available online. More information: Link to Press Release.

Rich Cairn

Civics and Social Studies Curriculum and Instruction Specialist, Collaborative for Educational Services
Rich Cairn founded Emerging America in 2006, which features the Library of Congress Teaching with Primary Sources program at the Collaborative for Educational Services, and the National Endowment for the Humanities Landmarks of American History program, "Forge of Innovation: The Springfield Armory and the Genesis of American Industry." The Accessing Inquiry clearinghouse, supported by the Library of Congress TPS program promotes full inclusion of students with disabilities and English Learners in civics and social studies education.