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History eNews from Emerging America - June 15, 2016

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Published on Thu, 06/16/2016

HISTORY eNEWS Vol. 3, Issue 18 for June 15, 2016

News:

  • Kelley Brown’s Easthampton HS local history projects featured in today’s Gazette! We’ll post to Emerging America Facebook page once link becomes available. 2016 Windows on History course starts June 29. Organize your own local history project! Earn grad credit.

  • Thomas retires July 5! After 21 years, Congress.Gov will wholly replace the old site for finding and tracking Federal bills. Earlier digital material starting 1973 is also online. Check the FAQs.


Excite YOUR students’ interest in the world–or in their local history!

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

EASTERN MASS

  • † Engaging Students in Inquiry with Primary Sources. Teachers of Grades K-5. July 13 8:30am-3:30pm; July 14 8:30am-12:00noon; + 1.5 hrs. Fall date TBD. Rich Cairn. Cambridge. 1 grad credit or 22.5 PDPs.

  • † 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.

WESTERN MASS
  • † SERVICE-LEARNING Projects: Windows on History: Research & Build LOCAL HISTORY Website in Your Class - June 29 - 9:30am-5:00pm; July 27 - 8:30am-3:30pm; +1.5 hrs Fall. Springfield Museums & Wistariahurst, Holyoke. 1 grad cred / 22.5 PDPs. Rich Cairn.

  • † SUMMER INSTITUTE: Equality Before the Law: The U.S. Constitution & Struggles for Justice. July 11-15. 8:30am-4:00pm. Fri. to 12:00. With Akhil Reed Amar, Kelley Brown, & Laurie Risler. 3 grad credits or 67.5 PDPs.

  • † 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

Library of Congress Teacher Blog

  • “You have the right to remain silent…” Miranda v. Arizona: Behind Supreme Court Post.


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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.