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History eNews from Emerging America - January 3, 2018

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Published on Sun, 01/07/2018

EMERGING AMERICA HISTORY eNEWS Vol. 5, Issue 1 for January 3, 2018

NEWS

  • Mark your calendar! Accessing Inquiry for Students with Disabilities - new 3rd session in Westford. Watch for dates.
  • March 23-24 course: America and World Fascism to be at Plymouth North High School.
  • Jan. 27 Technology in Education Conference 2018 cancelled.
  • Library of Congress Job Opening: Program Specialist for Children and Families.

Compare Work across Centuries Occupational portrait of a blacksmith.

[1850-1860]. 

EVENTS @ EMERGING AMERICA - Info & Registration.

Contact rcairn@collaborative.org. Grad credit in history available – all courses.

  • February 15 to March 29 with final follow up June 7 - ONLINE - Emerging America: Immigration Issues for Diverse Learners ($35)
    • Explore new approaches and a wealth of online resources for teaching this ever exciting and engaging topic. Engage diverse learners. Develop your own lesson featuring research and inquiry-based strategies on any period in U.S. History from 1800 to 2018. Grades 3-12. Registration.
  • 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 open soon.
  • Accessing Inquiry for Students with Disabilities through Primary Sources. Meets Mass requirement for 15 hours of PD on teaching diverse learners.
    • April 24 & May 15 - 8am - 4pm - Northampton ($72.50) Registration. Hands-on workshop to learn and practice skills for teaching diverse learners.
    • 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.
    • Dates to be set - Westford High School. Registration open soon.

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/

  • Occupational Portraits of the 19th Century. Coopers, blacksmiths, drummers, and more.
  • Bringing in the New Year with Sheet Music and Folklore.
  • New National Ambassador for Young People’s Literature.
  • Songwriting Inspiration in Digital Newspapers.

OTHER RECOMMENDED EVENTS - Across Massachusetts and the U.S

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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.