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History eNews from Emerging America - June 13, 2018

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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

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.