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History eNews from Emerging America - December 21, 2016

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Published on Thu, 12/22/2016

SUBJECT: History eNews from Emerging America - DECEMBER 21, 2016 Emerging America History eNEWS Vol. 3, Issue 37 for December 21, 2016

NEWS

  • We lowered the fee for our spring online course on Immigration to $25 because it’s fully online.
  • CES seeks ELA and/or History teachers for Department of Youth Services in NE and SE. Jobs. Contact jobs@collaborative.org with questions.
  • No History eNews week of Dec. 26-30.  

WINTER-SPRING EVENTS @ EMERGING AMERICA - Info

How can I support struggling learners to succeed in History-Social Studies?
  • Accessing Inquiry for Student with Disabilities through Primary Sources. Meets 15-hour requirement. $65. Snacks, lunch, and all materials included. Grad credit available for extra fee. REGISTER.
    • Jan. 11 & Feb. 6 - Plymouth North HS. Sharon Jones & Rich Cairn.
    • April 13 & 27 - Northampton. Laurie Risler & Rich Cairn.
  • Accessing Inquiry for English Learners through Primary Sources. March 27 & April 11. 8am - 4pm. Northampton. Albert Mussad & Rich Cairn. $65. Snacks, lunch, and all materials included. Grad credit available for extra fee. REGISTER.
“Accessing Inquiry” courses for History-Social Studies-Humanities teachers meet Mass license renewal requirements for 15-hours PD on students with disabilities or 15-hours PD on English Learners. Link to renewal regulations. How can I fit professional development into my busy schedule?
  • Immigration Issues in Perspective for Diverse Students. March 15 - May 3. Online Course. FEE NOW: $25. Earn PDPs–or 1 grad credit available for extra fee.  REGISTER. Engage online with teachers from a range of settings to access a wealth of free primary sources, including films, maps, photos, journals, and recordings. For example, follow link to film of disembarkation at Ellis Island.
m2a10987t https://www.loc.gov/item/00694367 Emigrants landing at Ellis Island. Thomas A. Edison. 1903. Right-wing populism surged worldwide in 2016. What is the history? What are our responsibilities as educators to help students examine and understand it?
  • America and World Fascism: From the Spanish Civil War to Nuremberg and Beyond - This powerful workshop, featuring top scholars from Stanford and Oberlin, now expanded to a grad course in History. Offered in English with Spanish language breakout. $25. Snacks, lunch, and all materials included. Optional grad credit available for fee. March 31 & April 1. Holyoke. REGISTER.

RESOURCES @ THE LIBRARY OF CONGRESS

Library of Congress Teachers Blog
  • A Chat with the new Librarian of Congress, by teacher, Teresa St. Angelo. Post.
  • An Unexpected Storm. Post.

OTHER RECOMMENDED EVENTS and RESOURCES - Statewide & on the Web

  • Jan. 10 - 7-8:15pm - Webinar by Primary Source. “China: Boxers & Saints” with author Gene Luen Yang. Register.
  • Leventhal Map Center needs Teacher Testers for a new online teacher tools website. Contact Michelle LeBlanc mleblanc@leventhalmap.org
  • “Get Started with Service-Learning” Free 2-day seminars. Jan. 11-12 - Boylston; Jan. 31-Feb. 1 - Hadley; May 9-10 - Devens; May 23-24 - Leominster. Info.
  • National Council for History Education - Library of Congress TPS Colloquia. $500 stipends available to cover travel costs. http://www.nche.net
    • March 3-5 - Astronauts Memorial Foundation at Kennedy Space Center, FL
    • March 14-16 - U.S. Patent & Trademark Office, Alexandria, VAPrim
    • June 30-July 1 - U.S. Army Heritage Education Center, Carlisle, PA
  • May 30 - Aug. 4 - Library of Congress Junior Fellows - Undergrads & Grad students in DC. $4,500 stipend. https://www.loc.gov/hr/jrfellows/
  • July 9-14 or 23-28 - Leventhal Map Center, Boston Public Library - NEH Landmarks workshop. “Mapping a New World: Places of Conflict and Colonization in 17th Century New England.” Earn stipend. http://newworld.leventhalmap.org/
  • July 31-August 5 - Boston. “Article III: The Judicial Branch” Mass Council for the Social Studies content institute. Mark your calendar.
  • Five Colleges Center for East Asian Studies - Free webinars, courses, and other resources. https://www.fivecolleges.edu/fcceas
  • One year School Ambassador Fellowships with U.S. Department of Education.
  • Mt. Vernon - Life Guard Teacher Fellowships. 3-weeks. Summer 2017. Info.
  • Primary Sources online and face-to-face courses. Info. Fees apply.
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Karen Albano

former History eNews Editor, Emerging America
Karen Albano worked with Emerging America from 2015-2020, contributing to many facets of the program including developing curriculum, improving the accessibility of the website to educators, overseeing social media outreach, and editing the History eNews.