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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

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.