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History eNews from Emerging America - December 18, 2019

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Published on Wed, 12/18/2019

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EMERGING AMERICA HISTORY eNEWS Vol. 6, Issue 40 for December 18, 2019

 

NEWS

  • Mark your calendars for new session January 28 & April 9 in Sharon, Mass of the course: Accessing Inquiry for Students with Disabilities through Primary Sources. 
  • Registration is now open for Emerging America’s K-5 History's Mysteries curriculum pilot! Contact rcairn@collaborative.org if interested. 
  • Library of Congress TPS Civics Educator Micro-Credential - Barat Foundation and DePaul University, Chicago. Highly flexible. Can be fully online. Minimal cost. Accepting 2020 applications till slots are filled. Application 
  • The Library of Congress seeks College and Graduate Student applications for Young Readers Center Internship Program. - Application 
  • Mass Humanities - Reading Frederick Douglas Together and Local History Grants - Information - Grants awarded monthly - Information 
  • Facing History and Ourselves: Explainer: Political Polarization in the United States
  • LoC application for Librarians-in-Residence open between December 12-January 17 - Information and Application 
  • Apply to present at NERC social studies conference - April 6 & 7 Boston - https://www.masscouncil.org/
  • No History eNews Dec. 25 or Jan. 1. Next issue Jan. 8. Submit events & news by Jan. 5. 

 

Why Teach Migration History? 

Exploring Language Communities of the U.S. (See below.) 

https://about.usps.com/news/national-releases/2007/sr07_038bkgrnd.htm

Graduate course Accessing Inquiry for English Learners through Primary Sources is fully online Feb. 4 to March 16.

Info & Registration

 

EVENTS @ EMERGING AMERICA - Info & Registration.

Contact rcairn@collaborative.org.

 

HISTORY AND CIVICS EDUCATION COURSES

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

  • Integrating Civic Engagement Projects Across the Curriculum - Instructor: Rich Cairn - Develop project plans under 2018 civic engagement legislation and History and Social Science standards. PDPs or 1 graduate credit.
    • January 21 & February 25, Northampton 
  • ONLINE - Accessing Inquiry for English Learners 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.
    • February 4 to March 16 - Fully ONLINE. 
  • NEW! History’s Mysteries - K-5 Curriculum Pilot - Instructors: Kelley Brown & Laurie Risler. PDPs or 1 graduate credit. 
    • February 26 to May 31. Online. Teach it in your classroom in spring.
  • 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.
    • NEW DATES - March 3 & March 31 - CES, Northampton 
  • 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.
    • April 3-4 - Melrose High School

 

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:

 

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

  • Remembering the Fight for Women’s Suffrage
  • Communication Through Packaging: Product Labels 

 

OTHER EVENTS: 

  • January-February 2020 - Five College for East Asian Studies - Human and Physical Geography of East Asia: A View of the Past and Contemporary Issues - NCTA 30-hour Seminar in Lexington, MA - Information and Application 
  • Teaching East Asia - The National Consortium for Teaching Asia: Online courses for Winter-Spring 2020
    • Book Group: Factory Girls: Then and Now. Jan. 25-Mar. 13. Flyer and application.
    • Book Group: Bullets and Opium. Reflections on China 30 Years After Tiananmen. Jan. 16-Feb. 26. Flyer and application.
    • Film Group: China's City Dreams: Urbanization, Demolition, and the Chaos of Reality. Jan. 15-Mar. 6. Flyer and application.
    • Online Seminar: Chinese History through its Dynasties: Song, Ming, Qing. Jan. 17-April 3. Flyer and application.
    • Online Seminar: East Asia in the Early Modern World. Jan. 23-April 13. Flyer and application.
    • Book Group: Japan through Children's Literature: Dreaming of Noodles. Jan. 31-April 9, for K-8 teachers. Flyer and application.
  • January 25, 9am-4pm, Thursday February 6-March 5, 4-7pm - Western Mass Writing Project and Springfield Armory: Inquiry into Civic Engagement - A Modern Lens on Shays’ Rebellion - Information and Registration 
  • January 14-15 - 8:30am-3:30pm - Facing History and Ourselves: Democracy at Risk: Holocaust and Human Behavior (Wellesley, MA) - Information and Registration 
  • January 18 - 8:30am-3:30pm - FCCEAS NCTA Workshop in Rochester, NY - Teaching China, Korea, and Japan. 
  • January 20-March 29 - Online Seminar - FCCEAS NCTA National Online Seminar "Taiwan: Identity and Place in the World Today," Application deadline: Jan. 3. Successful applicants will be notified Jan. 6.
  • February 4 - 7-8pm - Total Immersion: Exploring Tea Culture in East Asia, Dr. Mindy Landeck - Information and Registration 
  • February 12 - 8:30am-3:30pm - Facing History and Ourselves: Choosing to Participate - Facing History and Civics Action (Boston, MA) - Information and Registration
  • March 18 - 8:30am-3:30pm - Facing History and Ourselves: The Persistence of Hate - Exploring Contemporary Antisemitism (Boston, MA) - Information and Registration  
  • April 8 - 8:30am-3:30pm - Facing History and Ourselves: Navigating Current Events in Your Classroom Forum (Boston, MA) - Information and Registration 

 

RESOURCES:

 

Blog: Why Teach Immigrant History? 

Exploring Language Communities of the U.S. 

 

More than a fifth of Americans speak a language other than English at home. Many of these are immigrants; some have lived in the U.S. for generations. Immigration history and the history of immigrants impacts them all. 

The Accessing Inquiry program taps high student interest in the history of immigration and of migrations within the U.S. as well as touching on the little studied history of these communities that speak languages other than English. Explore insights and extensive resources on this exciting and vital topic starting with this week’s blog post

 

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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.