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History eNews from Emerging America - June 13, 2018

Published on Wed, 06/13/2018

EMERGING AMERICA HISTORY eNEWS Vol. 5, Issue 24 for June 13, 2018


  • NY Times online article on state of civics education in the nation - Article
  • Massachusetts Council for the Social Studies (MCSS) - Fall One Day Conference “E Pluribus Unum: Out of Many, One - Call for Workshop Proposals
  • National Regional Council for the Social Studies (NERC) - March 18-19, 2019 - Call for Proposals

Civics Projects Are Coming: Get Ready for It!

July 18-20 - Teaching Grades K-5 Civic Engagement & Social Studies

Share with elementary colleagues. Register.

Schenectady, New York. Sixth graders at the Elmer Avenue Elementary School bringing a war map up to date. This map is changed daily. News is gotten from the morning papers and the radio in the classroom (June 1943)

EVENTS @ EMERGING AMERICA - Info & Registration. Contact


  • July 5 - August 5 - Fully online. The American War in Vietnam - Kelley Brown and Chris Appy. $35. Register.
  • July 18-20 - CES, Northampton - Teaching Grades K-5 Civic Engagement and Social Studies. $125. Register.
  • July 30-31 - Boston Public Library - Immigration and Maps - Register.

ACCESSING INQUIRY FOR ALL LEARNERS June sessions cancelled. Contact if your district would like to host this course at no charge to the district or to teachers from the district.

  • CANCELLED - June 26-27 - North Adams ($72.50) Free to teachers of North Adams Public Schools.
  • CANCELLED - June 28-29 - Springfield ($72.50) Free to teachers of Springfield Public Schools.


Library of Congress Teacher Blog

  • History Isn’t Boring! Final thoughts from a year well spent  

OTHER RECOMMENDED EVENTS - Across Massachusetts and the U.S

  • June 17 - 2-4pm - JFK Library (Boston) - A Celebration of Nelson Mandela’s Centenary - Info and Registration
  • June 22-23 - Historic Deerfield - Religious Spaces: Our Vanishing Landmarks - Info and Registration
  • June 27 - 6-9pm - JFK Library (Boston) - Kennedy Library Foundation’s NFN Summer Celebration - Info and Registration
  • July 5 - Historic Deerfield Summer Lecture Series - "Digging Beantown: Uncovering Community Identity through Public Archaeology in Boston” - Info
  • July 9-13 - The College Of Education, Bridgewater State University The Center For Indic Studies, UMass Dartmouth & The School Of Indic Studies, Institute Of Advanced Sciences, Dartmouth, MA - Perspective on Teaching India for the K-12 Classroom - Info and Application
  • July 12 - Historic Deerfield Summer Lecture Series - "The Other Home of Washington: Recovering the General's Revolutionary War Field Headquarters" - Info
  • July 19 - Historic Deerfield Summer Lecture Series - "Uncovering Hidden Histories through the Portrait of a Woman in Silk" - Info
  • July 28 - History Camp Pioneer Valley - Info

Other Resources:

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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.