EMERGING AMERICA HISTORY eNEWS Vol. 4, Issue 38 for October 25, 2017
- Perkins School in Watertown screened a partial rough cut of the upcoming American Masters film Becoming Helen Keller, with filmmaker Laurie Block. Wow! Groundbreaking presentation, accessibility for the audience, and story. Catch the trailer: https://www.becominghelenkeller.org/.
- The Department of Elementary and Secondary Education has a new website. http://www.doe.mass.edu/ What do you all think of it?
Helen Keller (1880-1968) with her teacher Anne Sullivan Macy (1866-1936) possibly at the International Flower Show, New York City, April 1913.
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:
- Socratic Seminar Lesson Plans.
- Meet the TPS Teachers Network Mentors. Leaders on the network.
- National Disability Employment Awareness Month 2017.
Library of Congress Teacher Blog http://blogs.loc.gov/teachers/
- An Ode to Autumn - by Helen Keller, 1893.
- Native American Heritage Month - Resources.
OTHER RECOMMENDED EVENTS - Across Massachusetts and the U.S.
- Oct. 26 - 7pm - American Antiquarian Society - Worcester. Minutement Revisited. Robert Gross.
- Nov. 2 and 30 - 5-8pm - Holyoke Public Library - Two-part workshop on teaching James Baldwin. Including documentary film, discussion, and teaching strategies.
- Boston Public Library Leventhal Map Center is putting 200,000 vinyl records online.
- The National Council for the Social Studies is offering free access to two academic journals on a trial basis. One more reason to join NCSS!
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