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History eNews from Emerging America - February 11, 2016

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Published on Thu, 02/11/2016

NEWS

  • 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 15 & April 27 - 8:30-3:00

Earn PDPs or 1 Grad Credit in History. Register & details.

Access and use the vast collections of the Library of Congress (60 million primary sources online) and World Digital Library (selected items from 193 major libraries around the globe) to support student engagement and investigation. Maps, images, film, sound recordings, and documents enrich a host of topics from the Fall of Rome to the present. Explore and practice strategies and tools to analyze and write about primary sources. Create or enhance an existing lesson on a topic of your choosing.

  • Rob Mahoney, 6th grade Social Studies Teacher, Melrose Veterans Memorial Middle School

  • Rich Cairn, Director, Library of Congress TPS Program at CES

Detail from Ibuki Doji, the Boy from Mount Ibuki. World Digital Library.

https://www.wdl.org/en/item/11831/

Register for this and other FREE courses below here or as noted.

  • REGISTER BY 02/14 - Feb. 27 all day, March 8 & 29, 4-7pm - TPS at CES & Western Mass Writing Project  - Using Primary Texts to Promote Inquiry & Enrich Learning.

  • NEW! – March 15 & April 27 Sparking Inquiry in Geography & World History

  • NEW! – March 22, April 26, & May 10, 4-7pm - The 1960s in Historical Perspective: Social Justice and Equality in Local Context - Explore archives!

  • April 4-6 Northeast Regional Conference for the Social Studies. (Register with NERC). TPS workshop on multimedia primary sources, Monday April 4th. (Fee for good cause: MCSS!)

  • May 7 & 14 - Landscape of Revolution - Boston Public Library Leventhal Map Center. Register directly with Leventhal. Repeats 2015 successful workshop. John Hannigan on African American soldiers. Develop lesson for your classroom!

RESOURCES @ THE LIBRARY OF CONGRESS - http://LoC.Gov/teachers

OTHER RECOMMENDED PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT:

FREE-STIPENDED SUMMER 2016 PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT:

  • Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History weeklong workshops around U.S. Info.

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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.