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History eNews from Emerging America - October 18, 2017

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Published on Wed, 10/18/2017

EMERGING AMERICA HISTORY eNEWS Vol. 4, Issue 37 for October 18, 2017

NEWS

Kansas Teachers Analyze Political Cartoon

Kansas teacher analyze political cartoon in Accessing Inquiry for English Learners through Primary Sources workshop. ESSDACK staff Glenn Wiebe and Terri Peckham will teach the course in Kansas in 2018.

http://emergingamerica.org/programs/library-congress-tps

EVENTS @ EMERGING AMERICA - Info

Can I book an Accessing Inquiry workshop in my district? YES! Contact rcairn@collaborative.org.

  • Oct. 20 - Westborough - Mass Council for the Social Studies - Fall Conference. http://www.masscouncil.org/ Check out our workshops on Civic Literacy and Primary Sources.

NEW RESOURCES AT THE LIBRARY OF CONGRESS

  • TPS Teachers Network - Teachers with experience working with primary sources are welcome to join this network.

Featured this week - YOU MUST LOG-IN FIRST FOR THESE LINKS TO WORK:

Newly digitized dramatic drawings from the Civil War. Overview.

Library of Congress Teacher Blog http://blogs.loc.gov/teachers/

  • Harry Houdini. An Illusionists Exposés through Primary Sources.
  • Teaching with Music-Related Primary Sources.
  • Primary Sources Across the Curriculum: Connecting the Spider Webs

OTHER RECOMMENDED EVENTS - Across Massachusetts and the U.S.

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.