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History eNews from Emerging America - January 4, 2017

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Published on Wed, 01/04/2017

Emerging America History eNEWS Vol. 4, Issue 1 for January 4, 2017

NEWS

  • Mass Board of Ed budget priorities include support for History-Social studies and for recommendations of Civic Engagement and Learning Task Force. No details yet.
  • “New Primary Source Set “Slavery and Anti-Slavery: Social, Political, and Religious Change (1800-1860)” EmergingAmerica.org
  • “Engaging the Presidential Inauguration with Primary Sources” - blog post by Karen Albano Primary sources offer a means to engage meaningfully with controversy and change.
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WINTER-SPRING EVENTS @ EMERGING AMERICA - Info

How can I support struggling learners to succeed in History-Social Studies?
  • Accessing Inquiry for English Learners through Primary Sources. March 27 & April 11. 8am - 4pm. Northampton. Albert Mussad & Rich Cairn. $65. Snacks, lunch, and all materials included. Grad credit available for extra fee. REGISTER.
  • Accessing Inquiry for Student with Disabilities through Primary Sources. Meets 15-hour requirement. $65. Snacks, lunch, and all materials included. Grad credit available for extra fee. REGISTER.
    • April 13 & 27 - Northampton. Laurie Risler & Rich Cairn.
“Accessing Inquiry” courses for History-Social Studies-Humanities teachers meet Mass license renewal requirements for 15-hours PD on students with disabilities or 15-hours PD on English Learners. Link to renewal regulations. How can I fit professional development into my busy schedule?
  • Immigration Issues in Perspective for Diverse Students. March 15 - May 3. Online Course. FEE NOW: $25. Earn PDPs–or 1 grad credit available for extra fee.  REGISTER. Engage online with teachers from a range of settings to access a wealth of free primary sources, including films, maps, photos, journals, and recordings.
How can we help students meet today’s challenges to democracy?   
  • America and World Fascism: From the Spanish Civil War to Nuremberg and Beyond - This powerful workshop, features dynamic teacher Kelley Brown and top scholars from Stanford and Oberlin. Explore propaganda (including “Fake News”), mass media, and examination of the Klan, neo-Nazis, and far right in the United States today. Offered in English with Spanish language breakout. $25. Snacks, lunch, and all materials included. Optional grad credit in History available for fee. March 31 & April 1. Holyoke. REGISTER.
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  • Kelley Brown, Easthampton High School, and Peter Carroll, Stanford University support teachers as they develop lessons.

RESOURCES @ THE LIBRARY OF CONGRESS

Library of Congress Teachers Blog
  • Explore the History of Presidential Inaugurations. Post.

OTHER RECOMMENDED EVENTS and RESOURCES - Statewide & on the Web

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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.