Emerging America History eNEWS Vol. 4, Issue 26 for July 19, 2017
- Application available for free September 30, 2017 CES-TPS Training-of-Trainers (9:00-4:00 - Arlington). Trainees will receive stipends to conduct primary source-based professional development in their districts. Contact email@example.com for details and packet. Applications due September 15.
EVENTS @ EMERGING AMERICA - Info
How can I support diverse learners?
- August 1-2 - “Accessing Inquiry for English Learners through Primary Sources” - Greenfield Community College. Audrey Morse and Rich Cairn. Available for 1 grad credit in History. REGISTER.
- October 19 & Nov. 16 - Hudson High School - “Accessing Inquiry for Students with Disabilities through Primary Sources” - Available for 1 grad credit in History. REGISTER.
“Accessing Inquiry” courses meet Mass license renewal requirements for 15-hours PD on students with disabilities or 15-hours PD on English Learners. Link to renewal regulations. Optional 1 Westfield State University grad credit in History available.
NEW RESOURCES AT THE LIBRARY OF CONGRESS
- TPS Teachers Network - Teachers with experience working with primary sources are welcome to join this network. Create a password and profile, then explore resources, discuss issues, and enjoy!
Featured this week:
- “Statistics in Schools.” New Classroom Resources from the U.S. Census Bureau.
Library of Congress Teacher Blog http://blogs.loc.gov/teachers/
- Five Questions with Gary Johnson, Library of Congress Reference Librarian - Newspapers and Periodicals.
- American Colony in Jerusalem at the Turn of the 20th Century.
- Reconstructing a Civil War Battle from a Poet’s Letter Home.
OTHER RECOMMENDED EVENTS - Across Massachusetts and the U.S.
- Now through August 4. Chicopee. Exhibit: “They Risked Their Lives-Poles who saved Jews during the Holocaust.” Polish Center of Discovery & Learning. http://polishcenter.net/
- July 25-28, 9am - 3pm - Smith College Institute of Art - Summer Teacher Institute. “How do we know what we know about people of the past?” Featuring work with current exhibit on ancient Rome. $60-$85. Enroll via firstname.lastname@example.org or 413 585-2773.
- July 31, 6:30pm - Westhampton Public Library - “Furnishing the Frontier: Mayhem, Memory & Museums in Old Deerfield” talk by Phil Zea.
- August 7-11, Philadelphia - “Comics + Graphic Novels as Primary Sources.” Fees. http://tps.uarts.edu/courses Other courses offered.
- Nov. 2-5 - Boston. National Humanities Conference. http://www.statehumanities.org/2017-national-humanities-conference/
- Videos from Mt Vernon. Revolutionary War Reenactment. (Very cool!) Hidden artifacts. More!
- Support immigrant students and their families. Toolkit from California Equity Leadership Alliance.
- “Children of Incarcerated Parents and Academic Success.” Post by Megan Sullivan, National Council of Teachers of English.
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