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History eNews from Emerging America - January 24, 2018

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Published on Sat, 01/27/2018

EMERGING AMERICA HISTORY eNEWS Vol. 5, Issue 4 for January 24, 2018

NEWS

  • DRAFT SOCIAL STUDIES FRAMEWORK - More info. Input SURVEY!
  • Jan. 25 - 3-5pm - ESE and MCSS: Unpack the DRAFT Social Studies Frameworks - Webinar for curriculum directors, superintendents, and other district leaders. Info.
  • March 5 - 4-6pm - CES, Northampton. Discussion forum on draft Social Studies Frameworks. Western Mass Social Studies PLC. Registration through ESE open soon.
  • Respond to the Teaching Tolerance national school climate survey.
  • I am sad to tell of the death of friend, teacher, and educational leader Patty Hogan. I miss her passion for learning and for teaching, and her ever wise counsel.

Learn Strategies for Teaching History to ALL Learners

Workshops in Boston, Westford, and Northampton

EVENTS @ EMERGING AMERICA - Info & Registration.

Contact rcairn@collaborative.org. ACCESSING INQUIRY FOR ALL LEARNERS:

  • 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 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. Link to renewal regulations. 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:

Other Resources at the Library of Congress:

Library of Congress Summer Institutes 2018. Free. (You pay for travel and lodging.) General Focus – open to K-12 educators across all content areas:

  • June 18-June 22
  • June 25-June 29
  • July 30-August 3

WWI Focus – recommended for K-12 educators who teach some aspect of WWI as part of their curriculum, or collaborate with those who do:

  • July 9-July 13

Science, Technology, and Engineering Focus – recommended for K-12 educators who teach science, technology, or engineering, or collaborate with those who do:

  • July 16-July 20

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

  • All the Way to Mars: Young Readers Center
  • Summer 2018 Institutes - Info and Application.

OTHER RECOMMENDED EVENTS - Across Massachusetts and the U.S

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.