- NEW! “Becoming Helen Keller” website: https://www.becominghelenkeller.org/. And follow the project on Facebook.
SPRING EVENTS @ EMERGING AMERICA - InfoMeet state requirements for Professional Development on Teaching Students with Disabilities!
- Accessing Inquiry for Student with Disabilities through Primary Sources. April 13 & 27 - Northampton. Laurie Risler & Rich Cairn. $65. Snacks, lunch, and all materials included. Grad credit available for extra fee. REGISTER.
- America and World Fascism: From the Spanish Civil War to Nuremberg and Beyond - This powerful workshop, features dynamic teacher Kelley Brown and top scholars from Stanford and Oberlin. Explore propaganda (including “Fake News”), mass media, and examination of the Klan, neo-Nazis, and far right in the United States today. Offered in English with Spanish language breakout. $25. Snacks, lunch, and all materials included. Optional grad credit in History available for fee. March 31 & April 1. Holyoke. REGISTER.
RESOURCES @ THE LIBRARY OF CONGRESSLibrary of Congress Summer Institutes in Washington, DC - Free - APPLY by MARCH 17 - http://www.loc.gov/teachers/professionaldevelopment/teacherinstitute/ OTHER RECOMMENDED EVENTS and RESOURCES - Statewide & on the Web
- NERC - April 3-4 - Boston - Historian David Kennedy and more - REGISTER!
- March 21 - 4pm - UMass Amherst History Dept. - “Far from Sanctuary: African American Travel and the Road to Civil Rights” - Allyson Hobbs
- March 29 - 9am-4:30pm - Social Studies 2017 Legislative Day - Mass State House - Schedule time with your legislators. Details: http://www.masscouncil.org. REGISTER.
- Through March 30 - “States of Incarceration: A National Dialogue of Local Histories” - Forbes Library and Historic Northampton https://pv-soi.org/
- April 4 - Digital Commonwealth Conference - Holy Cross, Worcester
- May 5 - National Council for the Social Studies - Social Studies Teacher of the Year and other grants and awards - http://www.socialstudies.org/getinvolved/awards