NEWSGov. Baker’s proposed cuts. The Transcontinental Railroad: (NEH Landmarks Workshop) http://railroad.historyproject.ucdavis.edu/ and other summer programs. (LIST BELOW.) WORKSHOP FULL! - March 21 & 28 - Landscape of Revolution - Boston Public Library & CES
LIBRARY OF CONGRESS TPS-CES - EVENTS
- Spain 1936-1939 – Why did they fight? – Anarchists, Socialists, Communists, Republicans, German Nazis, Italian and Spanish Fascists, and Roman Catholic hierarchy–in a street war of ideas as well as guns. Examine this unique battle of ideas in world history. March 14 - Newton South High School - First to Fight: American Volunteers Against Fascism in the Spanish Civil War - Examine brilliant, powerful posters. Study archival photos. Parse letters from American volunteers on the front lines. Peter Carroll, Stanford University, & Sebastiaan Faber, Oberlin College. Register today. Limited space!
NEW FROM THE LIBRARY OF CONGRESSLibrary of Congress Summer 2015 Teacher Institutes (in Washington DC): http://www.loc.gov/teachers/professionaldevelopment/teacherinstitute/
- Open Institutes Open to K-12 teachers and school librarians across the content areas. Institute Session 1: June 22-26; Session 2: July 6-10; Session 3: July 27-31
- Civil Rights Institute Open to K-12 teachers and school librarians with teaching responsibilities related to the Institute focus. Civil Rights Institute: August 3-7
- Science Institute Recommended for K-12 educators who teach science or collaborate with science teachers. Science Institute: July 20-24
- Webinar: Building Literacy Skills and Teaching about the Civil Rights Movement, co-presented with Teaching Tolerance. http://bit.ly/1K7w5fk
- Summary of Teacher Blog posts on The Presidents.
- Folklife Center grants for ethnography projects. Apply in with a local expert. as partner: http://www.loc.gov/folklife/grants.html
- Article on primary sources published by Teaching Tolerance: http://www.tolerance.org/magazine/number-49-spring-2015/feature/national-treasures
OTHER RECOMMENDED RESOURCES & EVENTS
- Teachers Program for Global Studies workshops at Elms College in Chicopee: Feb. 28 - Migration, with Boston Public Library. Also March 7 - Asia. August 10-14 - Africa. http://www.massgeo.org/eventsdocs/2014/GlobalElmsSeminarSchedulefor2014-2015.pdf
- June 1 - Propose a workshop for Mass Community Service Learning Conference in Framingham. Nominate students or community partner for recognition. More info.
- March 4 - Boston; March 13, Pittsfield. 9:00am - 3:30pm. We the People civic education workshops. Contact: 617-686-5609 firstname.lastname@example.org
- April 28 to March 15. Exhibition: Deerfield: A Community of Craftwork in the Early 20th Century. http://masshumanities.org/event/EV_00505/
- April 8, 7:00pm. Shays’ Rebellion. Talks by Dan Bullen, Constance Congdon, & Rich Colton. Forbes Library, Northampton.
- Stipended & FREE Summer Programs - Applications due March 2.
- The Transcontinental Railroad: Transforming California and the Nation (An NEH Landmarks Workshop) June 28-July 3 or July 12-17, 2015 For details, visit http://railroad.historyproject.ucdavis.edu/
- Forge of Innovation: The Springfield Armory and the Genesis of American Industry, Emerging America (NEH Landmarks Workshop)- July 26-31 OR August 2-7. $1,200 stipend.
- School Desegregation in Virginia. July. Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond. http://thelongroadfrombrownneh.weebly.com/
- Fee-based Summer Program - Stanford History Education Group - featuring Reading Like a Historian. https://cset.stanford.edu/programs/ssti
- New at American Antiquarian Society: “Isaiah Thomas Broadside Ballads Project” 800 images and 300 mini-essays on early 19th Cent. http://www.thomasballads.org/.
- Teaching for Change: Building Social Justice Starting in the Classroom: http://www.teachingforchange.org