EMERGING AMERICA HISTORY eNEWS Vol. 9, Issue 7 for July 13, 2022
IN THIS ISSUE
- Events @ Emerging America
- New at the Library of Congress
- Professional Development Events
- Other Resources
- Blog post preview: Teachers Make Good Things Happen! Link to full blog post.
Teachers Make Good Things Happen!
Plan now for the upcoming fall
Consider participating in pilot testing (ESL lessons featuring primary sources, Disability History curriculum) and a PLC bringing together ESL and Social Studies teachers. Link for more info
Apply for an educator grant from Learning for Justice.
Apply to participate in a virtual PLC with stipend. Image credit: "La Teacher", Alfredo Ponce, artist. Commissioned by Amplifier. https://www.loc.gov/item/
- Read June 16, 2022 blog post, "Perfect Primary Source Combinations," by Lee Ann Potter and Ashley Naranjo from the Library of Congress. Features Emerging America and other Library of Congress Teaching with Primary Sources Consortium Members.
- Position Statement on Antisemitism, Antisemitic Violence, and All Bigotry and Discrimination - National Council for the Social Studies.
- The U.S. Senate introduced the Civics Secures Democracy Act from the CivXNow coalition. The bill would support grants to states and school districts for U.S. History and civics.
- The Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education seeks a history-social science resource staff member. Info on the Massachusetts state history position.
- Share Your Story as an educator with Adam Strom and Veronica Boix-Mansilla for their chapter in an upcoming book on Re-Imagining Migration’s approach.
- CES seeks a new Admin Support Specialist for Professional Development and Professional Services. Help spread the word!
- Will Not Run: History’s Mysteries Summer Institute. Watch for fall roll-out of its next chapter as iCivics Private ‘i’ History Detectives.
- Next issue of History eNews is August 17. Submit items to firstname.lastname@example.org by August 9.
EVENTS @ EMERGING AMERICA - Info & Registration.
Reform to Equal Rights: K-12 Disability History Curriculum orientation
- September 28, 2022 - 4-5pm Eastern time.
- Orientation to the curriculum with author, Rich Cairn. Sign up for orientation. No cost.
EMERGING AMERICA WEBINARS & CONFERENCES
Upcoming Presentations and Recordings of Past Presentations from Emerging America
See complete list of short webinars, poster presentations, and more
- Smithsonian National Education Summit - July 27-28, 2022 - Info on the Smithsonian Summit.
- Includes Lee Ann Potter, Director of Professional Learning and Outreach Initiatives at the Library of Congress, and a national panel of educators, including Emerging America staff, 12:00-1:30pm - Thursday, July 28.
- National Council for the Social Studies Conference - December 2-4, 2022 - Philadelphia - Mark your calendars! - Info on NCSS Conference.
- How to Integrate Disability History into the Curriculum: We Can and We Must with Rich Cairn.
- Translate History Activities with Primary Sources into ESL Learning with Casey Cullen and Alison Noyes
- Inclusion, Equity, and Accessibility presentations.
- Recording of June 30 webinar: “Massachusetts and the Experience of Civil War Disability” - Graham Warder, Keene State College - June 30, 2022
- Link to the recording on the Emerging America Short Events page. (1:02:06 minutes).
- Made possible in part through an Expanding Massachusetts Stories grant from Mass Humanities.
NEW AT THE LIBRARY OF CONGRESS
- Round Two Of Funding For The Connecting Communities Digital Initiative: Applications Open! Apply by September 30.
- Library of Congress Virtual Student Workshops - Request form.
- Chronicling America has a new interactive map to locate covered newspapers.
TPS Teachers Network - Teachers with interest in working with primary sources are welcome to join this network. Featured this week - (log in to see DISCUSSIONS; no log-in needed for ALBUMS):
- DISCUSSION: Disability Stories - Faces of Olmstead
- INSIDER POST: Reflections from an Elementary Social Studies Methods Course
- DISCUSSION: What is Juneteenth...our nation's newest national holiday
- DISCUSSION: The Bicycle Problem (1895) Cartoonist satirizes the craze
- DISCUSSION: Countdown of Fave CRP Resources: #1 (Sanborn Maps)
- DISCUSSION: Sketching Watergate
- DISCUSSION: Patsy Takemoto Mink’s Title IX Legacy
You may link directly to these resources.
Library of Congress Teacher Blog http://blogs.loc.gov/teachers/
- Fostering Student Analysis of Newspaper Poetry Related to the Influenza Pandemic of 1918
- Patsy Takemoto Mink’s Title IX Legacy
- Exploring Freezing Point Depression with an Image of a Thermometer
- Natural Disasters: A New Primary Source Set from the Library of Congress
- From Intern to Employee: Celia Roskin, the newest addition to the Professional Learning and Outreach Initiatives Office
- Make Local Connections with Primary Sources from Your State
DISABILITY HISTORY RESOURCES & UPDATES
- Prints & Photographs Finding Pictures: Deaf History Month - Library of Congress webinar recording from April, 2022 - (52:09).
- From Conflict to Creativity: Veteran Artists Showcase - Veterans History Project, Library of Congress.
- Join Us in a Dream: A National Museum of Disability History and Culture. Proposal from National Council on Public History. June 14, 2022.
- Disability History Month - California History and Social Science Project - Resources in Monthly Highlights.
- Who Should Tell the Story? The Pennhurst Haunted Asylum and the Pennhurst Museum in Public History. National Council on Public History. June 7, 2022.
- U.S education of deaf students shaped by English Learner expert born elsewhere - TPS Teachers Network Album
- Laurel Daen, Disability in Early America, Lectures in History, C-SPAN, https://podcasts.apple.com/us/
podcast/disability-in-early- america/id506779862?i= 1000559213385
- U.S. Office of Special Education Programs Fast Facts: Educational Environments of School Aged Children with Disabilities.
- White House Call for Americans with Disabilities - series: July 14, 21, & 28 - 2pm Eastern. Register for White House call series.
- ABLE - Newspaper for people with disabilities selected for Library of Congress archives.
- July 25-29 - in-person workshop - National Archives, Washington, DC - Primary Sources and Project-Based Learning - Maryland Humanities. Info on Project-Based Learning workshop.
- July 26-28, 8:30am-3pm - in-person, Harvard Univ. - Ancient Societies of Latin America and the Caribbean. Primary Source. Info on summer courses.
- July 28 at 7pm Eastern - Hybrid - In His Own Words: Nanepashemet on the History of Indigenous New England - Mass Historical and Plimouth Patuxet Museum. Info on Indigenous History webinar.
- August 1-5 - in-person workshop, Southbridge, Massachusetts - Civics + Data Workshop for High School Teachers - Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education. Info on data and civics workshop.
- August 8-12 - in-person - Park for Every Classroom - Essex Heritage and National Park Service. Info on the workshop on project-based learning.
- August 9-12 - Primary Sources in the Classroom - in-person, Boston Athenaeum. Info on Athenaeum workshop.
- August 11 - webinar - Choices Program: Introducing new Genocide unit - Brown University. Info on the Genocide curriculum webinar.
- September 21-22 - 3:30-5pm - online - Civics Project Planning Workshop: Grade 8. Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE). Info on grade 8 civics workshop.
- September 28-29 - 3:30-5pm - online - Civics Project Planning Workshop: High School. Mass DESE. Info on high school civics workshop.
- October 27, 7pm - in-person - Framingham State University - Legacy of Courage: Black Changemakers in Massachusetts Past, Present, and Future.
- Children Discovering Justice: Grades K-2 curriculum from Discovering Justice.
- JFK 35 podcast of the JFK Library Foundation.
NEW BLOG POST
Teachers Make Good Things Happen! Plan now for the upcoming fall
Inclusion strategies can energize instruction for all learners and expand opportunities for them to make a difference in their communities. Tap these powerful support resources to explore new ideas and tools in your classroom.
- Learning for Justice Educator Grants
- Pilot Reform to Equal Rights: K-12 Disability History Curriculum
- Pilot English as a Second Language Lessons (ESL) in Social Studies featuring primary sources
- Join a national Professional Learning Community bringing together ESL and Social Studies teachers
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