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History eNews from Emerging America - June 27, 2018

Published on Wed, 06/27/2018

EMERGING AMERICA HISTORY eNEWS Vol. 5, Issue 26 for June 27, 2018


Massachusetts Department

of Elementary and Secondary Education

Passes 2018 History and Social Science Framework!

Updated Framework:

Applicants for working papers at Massachusetts Department of Education (MA DOE) Building.

Location: Boston, Massachusetts.

EVENTS @ EMERGING AMERICA - Info & Registration.


  • 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

  • Documenting World War I: Women Photographers on the Front Lines
  • Using Literary Maps in the Classroom

OTHER RECOMMENDED EVENTS - Across Massachusetts and the U.S

  • July 7 - 10am (1.5hr tour) - Sojourner Truth Memorial Committee - Walk Through Florence - Various Leaders - also August 11, September 8, and October 13
  • July 14 - 9am-4pm - Historic Deerfield - Out of the Ordinary: Variations in New England Building Practices - Info and Registration
  • July 23-27 - TPS - UArts - A is for Everything: How Typography Shapes our Language and Culture - Info and Registration
  • July 23-27 - TPS - UArts - City as Primary Source: Connecting the City, Local Collections, and the Library of Congress - Info and Registration
  • July 23-27 - TPS-UArts - Comics + Graphic Novels as Primary Sources - Info and Registration
  • September 28-30 - Historic Deerfield Symposium - Fashion and Conflict in Early America - Info and Registration

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.