Translate

English Dutch French German Italian Portuguese Russian Spanish

Search

History eNews from Emerging America - February 14, 2018

Share This Page

Published on Sun, 02/18/2018

EMERGING AMERICA HISTORY eNEWS Vol. 5, Issue 7 for February 14, 2018

NEWS

  • National Humanities Alliance - Follow and Weigh in on Federal Legislation - Read more about the proposal and campaign here
  • Judges needed for Massachusetts History Day - March-April. Volunteer Form Here
  • Revision of History and Social Science Framework Public Comment - January 23-April 2 - Survey
  • http://www.loc.gov/ will be down from Friday evening for maintenance through Monday, February 19.

Dred Scott. 1887.

https://www.loc.gov/item/2014645331/

From "Teaching Difficult Subjects" blog post at Library of Congress.

EVENTS @ EMERGING AMERICA - Info & Registration.

Contact rcairn@collaborative.org. Why Should I Take a Course on America and World Fascism? Deepen your capacity to teach: extremism, controversial topics, how to deal with hate, 20th century ideologies. And of course, U.S. and world history.

  • March 23 & 24 - 8:45am - 3:45pm - Plymouth North High School - America and World Fascism: From the Spanish Civil War to Nuremberg and Beyond ($35). Registration.  

ACCESSING INQUIRY FOR ALL LEARNERS: Hands-on workshop to learn and practical skills for teaching diverse learners.

  • Accessing Inquiry for Students with Disabilities through Primary Sources:
    • March 12 & 22 - Dutchess County BOCES - Poughkeepsie, NY. ($35) Registration. (12 NY CEUs or grad credit).
    • March 13 & April 3 - 8:30am-4:00pm - Boston ($72.50) FREE to Boston Public Schools teachers. BPS teachers contact rcairn@collaborative.org if you need instructions on registering. Registration.
    • April 5 & 23 - 8:30am-4pm - Westford Academy. ($72.50) FREE to Westford Public Schools teachers. Registration.
    • April 24 & May 15 - 8am - 4pm - Northampton ($72.50) Registration.
    • April 26 & May 8 - 8am - 3pm - Danbury, CT ($89) Registration. (Click “Register for Courses”.)

“Accessing Inquiry” courses meet Mass license renewal requirements for 15-hours PD on students with disabilities or 15-hours PD on English Learners. Optional 1 Westfield State University grad credit in History available.

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 LOG-IN FIRST FOR THESE LINKS TO WORK:

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

  • Memories of 1968 Mexico City Olympic Protest: John Carlos and Oral History

OTHER RECOMMENDED EVENTS - Across Massachusetts and the U.S

Other Resources:

********************************** EmergingAmerica.org History eNews welcomes YOUR news & events. Published most Wednesdays; deadline Monday noon. Archived at http://EmergingAmerica.org/blog. - Reply to rcairn@collaborative.org to be removed from this list. Register for CES events. Teacher-created lessons, primary source sets, & assessments at: http://EmergingAmerica.org. Follow Emerging America on Twitter and Facebook.  

Categories: 

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.