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Date: Feb 29 2016
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[caption id="attachment_9108" align="alignright" width="300"] The Landing of Columbus[/caption] Expose your students to the history (and reality) behind Christopher Columbus’ first encounter with the Caribbean and the Taino. Two key primary sources in this lesson are a letter from Columbus to the King and Queen of Spain detailing interactions between Europeans and the indigenous population and a…
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Date: Feb 24 2016
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[caption id="attachment_9120" align="alignright" width="300"] Programs available in Greater Boston and Pioneer Valley[/caption]   Register now for six new workshops available from the Emerging America program. Workshops offered include: World History and Geography: Plymouth 1960s and Beyond in Historical Perspective using local archives- Smith College, UMass, Amherst & Holyoke American R…
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Date: Feb 21 2016
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[caption id="attachment_9105" align="alignright" width="300"] Princess at a Puerto Rican Festival in Lowell, Massachusetts, 1987.[/caption] Created during the History in Motion program, a collaboration between Emerging America and the Library of Congress, the following primary source set contains materials pertaining to Puerto Rican identity in the United States.   Civics and U.S. History course…
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Date: Feb 14 2016
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[caption id="attachment_9087" align="alignright" width="195"] Ten Days in a Mad-House: Illuminates the inner workings of an insane asylum.[/caption] Produced during the History in Motion program, a collaboration between Emerging America and the Library of Congress, the following primary source set contains materials focused on Disability history in the United States. Disability has been interwov…
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Date: Feb 7 2016
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[caption id="attachment_9078" align="alignright" width="219"] Uncle Sam, behind high wall marked "Literacy Test" which is spiked with pen points, says to immigrant family below: "You're welcome, if you can climb it".[/caption] The Emerging America program in collaboration with the Library of Congress and Special Education in Institutional Settings (SEIS) is pleased to announce a new primary sourc…
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Date: Feb 4 2016
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[caption id="attachment_9047" align="alignright" width="300"] The looking glass for 1787. A house divided against itself cannot stand.[/caption] The Emerging America program in collaboration with the Library of Congress and Special Education in Institutional Settings (SEIS) is pleased to announce a new primary source set on the American Revolution and U.S. Constitution! The American Revolution a…
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Date: Feb 11 2016
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RESCHEDULED: Feb. 29, 3:30-5:00pm - CES - Western Mass Social Studies Dept. Chairs. Focus on Civics courses. Email rcairn@collaborative.org.

LIBRARY OF CONGRESS Teaching with Primary Sources @ the Collaborative

NEW–FREE! – Sparking Inquiry in Geography & World History

Plymouth North High School, 41 Obery St, Plymouth, MA 02360; March…

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Date: Feb 17 2016
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Registration Extended through Saturday, Feb. 20 - 4:30pm – Using Primary Texts to Promote Inquiry and Enrich the Learning Experience - Partnership between the Library of Congress TPS Program at CES and the Western Mass Writing Project.  Register.

Wistariahust is Hiring! PT Program Coordinator, $15.19-$15.70/hour, More info here

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Date: Feb 24 2016
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HISTORY eNEWS Vol. 3, Issue 7 for February 24, 2016

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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.

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Date: Feb 6 2016
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Feb. 8, 12:15-1:45pm - Shrewsbury HS - Central Mass Social Studies Supervisors - Contact Jennifer DiFrancesca @SHSSocialSci.

Feb. 8, 3:30-5:00pm - CES - Western Mass Social Studies Dept. Chairs. Email rcairn@collaborative.org to say you’re coming and to get notices-minutes.

State Civic Learning and Engagement Task Force met Feb. 2. Next…