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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

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.