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History eNews from Emerging America - July 1, 2016

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Published on Fri, 07/01/2016

HISTORY eNEWS Vol. 3, Issue 19 for July 1, 2016

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Summer has arrived! Can you make one of these exciting courses?

Hands-on materials. Create and take lessons you will use!

REGISTER & INFO - FREE Summer 2016 Library of Congress TPS @ CES

EASTERN MASS
  • † Sparking Inquiry in Geography & World History. July 18-19 8:30am-3:30pm. Shrewsbury HS. Karen Albano & Rich Cairn, Instructors. 1 grad credit or 22.5 PDPs.

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WESTERN MASS
  • † SUMMER INSTITUTE: Equality Before the Law: The U.S. Constitution & Struggles for Justice. July 11-15. 8:30am-4:00pm. With Yale scholar Akhil Reed Amar, Kelley Brown, & Laurie Risler. 3 grad credits/67.5 PDPs.

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  • † Nurturing Student Inquiry and Student Voice through Informational Texts. July 25-26, 8:30am-4:00pm; + 1.5 hrs Fall date TBD.. Rich Cairn. Holyoke. 1 grad credit or 22.5 PDPs.

  • Teaching History through Fiction and Informational Texts. July 29, 8:30am-4:00pm; + online work for 10 PDPs. Sandy Roth.

† = Available for optional grad credit in History from Westfield State University.


RESOURCES @ THE LIBRARY OF CONGRESS - http://LoC.Gov/teachers

  • May-April Issue of the Library of Congress Magazine (LCM) Available Online. Issue focuses on evolving role of public libraries in America. http://www.loc.gov/lcm/

  • June is Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Pride Month. The Library released a collection of materials created by, about, and for the LGBT community.

Library of Congress Teacher Blog

  • Interview with Michelle Krowl, Civil War & Reconstruction Specialist. Post.

  • Interview with Lisa Taylor, Veterans History Project. Post.


OTHER RECOMMENDED EVENTS and 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.