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History eNews from Emerging America - February 7, 2018

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Published on Wed, 02/07/2018

EMERGING AMERICA HISTORY eNEWS Vol. 5, Issue 6 for February 7, 2018

NEWS

  • DRAFT SOCIAL STUDIES FRAMEWORK - Info. Input SURVEY! Open to April 2.
  • Forums to Discuss Frameworks - Register through ESE:
    • SNOW DAY TODAY (CORRECTION–Again!): NOW MARCH 5 - 4-6pm - CES, Northampton. Discussion forum on draft Social Studies Frameworks. Western Mass Social Studies PLC. What do other districts plan? What are your plans?
    • Southeast. March 9 - 2-3pm. MCSS Conf. Bridgewater State Univ.
    • Northeast. March 13. 4-5:30pm. Salem State Univ.
    • Boston. March 21. 3-4:30pm. ESE, Malden.
  • Welcome Jeff Zilch, East Longmeadow HS as our new Digital Materials Coordinator for http://EmergingAmerica.org! Many new resources coming!
  • iCivics DBQuest Survey by Feb. 20 (prizes for completing survey)

Challenging new standards are coming!

How ready are you to support ALL your students?

EVENTS @ EMERGING AMERICA - Info & Registration.

Contact rcairn@collaborative.org.

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

“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.

  • 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.  

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/

  • Who Should You Show Your Writing To? Feedback advice from Jacqueline Woodson.

OTHER RECOMMENDED EVENTS - Across Massachusetts and the U.S

SUMMER 2018

Other Resources:

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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.