- Tuesday, April 9 – 3:30-5:00pm. Social Studies Leaders of Western Mass PLC. Haymarket Cafe, Northampton. Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Article from Teaching Tolerance: Existence Is Resistance: Supporting Student-Led Social Change
- Review the BARAT-Constitutional Rights Foundation “Citizen U” Curriculum (Illinois). Five who do will be in a raffle for $100 gift certificates. Information.
- American Archive of Public Broadcasting will make thousands of Sesame Street episodes available, working with Library of Congress. – Information
Technological Innovation and People with Disabilities
How do we tell stories about technology that are about people not gadgets?
[John W. January, veteran of Co. B, 14th Illinois Cavalry Regiment, with prosthetic legs] / Photographed by Bowman, Ottawa, Ills. [c. 1894].
Reporting from the National Council for History Education institute on Technological Innovation and Patents at the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office in Alexandria, Virginia. https://www.nche.net/tiahcolloquia
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HISTORY AND CIVICS EDUCATION COURSES
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- April 23 and May 21 – Northampton.
NEW RESOURCES AT THE LIBRARY OF CONGRESS
- TPS Teachers Network – Teachers with experience working with primary sources are welcome to join this network.
- Featured this week – YOU MUST LOGIN FIRST FOR THESE LINKS TO WORK:
- Feature Discussions:
Library of Congress Teacher Blog http://blogs.loc.gov/teachers/
- Singing for Women’s Suffrage: A New Digital Collection from the Library of Congress
- Singing for Political Change: Celebrating Music In Our Schools Month with Library of Congress Primary Sources
Library of Congress News:
- Symposium on Diversity in Children’s Literature – Recording
- Library Acquires Trove of Letters from Georgia O’Keeffe and Alfred Stieglitz – Information
- Women’s Suffrage in Sheet Music – Now Available Online – Information
OTHER RECOMMENDED EVENTS – Across Massachusetts and the U.S.
- April 9 – 12:30-1:45pm – Holyoke Community College’s Enduring Racism Speaker Series – Language, Status & Stigma: The Paradox of Bilingualism
- April 9 – 7pm – NCSS: An Issue-Centered Approach to Classroom Debate & Deliberation – Information
- April 10 – 7pm – Historic Northampton: Tracking Down the Stories of Child Laborers – Information
- April 11 – 6-7:30pm – John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum: Robert Caro – Writing History – Information and Registration
- April 16 – 6-7:30pm – John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum – A Conversation with His Excellency Juan Manuel Santos Calderon – Information and Registration
- April 18 – 4pm – Umass History Department: “The Torture Machine: Racism and Police Violence in Chicago,” A Book Talk with Civil Rights Attorney Flint Taylor – Information
- April 27 – 9am – 4:30pm – Historic Deerfield: Federal Cabinetmaking – Kneeland and Adams of Hartford – Information and Registration
- May 7 – 2019 Massachusetts Conference on Volunteerism – Information and Registration
- Institute for Curriculum Service: Teaching the Arab-Israeli Conflict with Primary Sources
- June 3-4: Frisco, TX and Kansas City Area
- June 19-20: King of Prussia, PA
- Library of Congress
- July 24-26 – Women’s Suffrage – Information and Application
- University of the Arts Partnership Courses:
- (Philadelphia Museum of Art)
- Barnes Foundation
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