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History eNews from Emerging America - October 19, 2016

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Published on Sun, 10/16/2016

Emerging America History eNEWS Vol. 3, Issue 30 for October 19, 2016

NEWS

  • Western Mass Social Studies PLC - Now requests online registration. Next meeting is Dec. 7 at 4:30 at a cafe or tavern in Northampton (TBA).
  • Register Oct. 26 MCSS Conf. in Marlborough. Psychology, History, & more!
  • Last chance to register for Fall Emerging America workshops. (Below).

FALL EVENTS @ EMERGING AMERICA  - Registration

When did the U.S. Govt. begin to take responsibility for people with disabilities? How can I integrate Disability History into my curriculum?
  • Accessing Inquiry for Students with Disabilities through Primary Sources. Oct. 25 & Nov. 10 - 8:00am-4:00pm; Dec. 20 - 4-6pm. Northampton - Meet 15-hour requirement for license renewal re SPED. Taught by experienced classroom teacher, Laurie Risler and by Emerging America’s Rich Cairn. $65. Lunch/dinner & materials provided. Option for 1 grad credit Westfield State - extra fee of $125.
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How did 1930s fascists take power? Why didn’t someone stop them?     How can I support education for Social Justice?
  • Feinberg Family Lecture Series: The U.S. in the Age of Mass Incarceration. Sponsored by UMass Amherst Dept. of History. No registration required. Do sign in!
    • Nov. 1 - UMass - Concentration Camps, American Style: Japanese Americans & WWII. Franklin Odo, Amherst College.
RESOURCES @ THE LIBRARY OF CONGRESS
  • Oct. 25-26 - Online Conference - Library of Congress - 15 1-hr sessions. Over two days, there will be 15 one-hour sessions facilitated by Library specialists, instructional experts from the Library’s Teaching with Primary Sources Consortium and other recognized K-12 leaders. Session topics range from assessments and literacy to historical newspapers and kindergarten historians. All sessions will focus on the effective use of Library of Congress primary-source documents.

LIBRARY OF CONGRESS TEACHER BLOG

  • Resources for National History Day. Post.

OTHER RECOMMENDED EVENTS and RESOURCES - Statewide & on the Web

 
  • Oct. 18 - 4pm - UMass Amherst, Hasbrouck 138 - Charlana Simmons - Diversity in Higher Ed.
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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.