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History eNews from Emerging America - June 27, 2018

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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

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.