EMERGING AMERICA HISTORY eNEWS Vol. 4, Issue 35 for October 4, 2017
- Disability History/Archives Consortium Newsletter #2.
- Confederate Flags and Monuments - Facing History - Blog post. Lesson on Contested History.
The Soldier’s Vision. 1862.
The National Association for Music Education published several primary source-based units online. Above item from Library of Congress collection of sheet music.
EVENTS @ EMERGING AMERICA - Info
Can I book an Accessing Inquiry workshop in my district? YES! Contact email@example.com.
- FULL! October 19 & Nov. 16 - Hudson High School - “Accessing Inquiry for Students with Disabilities through Primary Sources” - 22.5 PDPs or 1 grad credit in History. REGISTER.
“Accessing Inquiry” courses meet Mass license renewal requirements for 15-hours PD on students with disabilities or 15-hours PD on English Learners. Link to renewal regulations. Optional 1 Westfield State University grad credit in History available.
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:
- Resources for Native American history - through the novel The Absolutely True Diary of a Part Time Indian.
- Cool kid-friendly info-graphic showing types of inquiry!
- Share a TPS Network Album of photos on social media. (NEW!)
Library of Congress Teacher Blog http://blogs.loc.gov/teachers/
- Five Questions with Shelly NiTuama, Literature and Language Specialist at NEH.
- Banned Books - Textbook Burnings During WWI.
OTHER RECOMMENDED EVENTS - Across Massachusetts and the U.S.
- Oct. 12 - UMass Amherst - “Threats to Democracy and Dangers of War” - Conversation with historians: Medea Benjamin, Amer Ahmed, Mojgan Haji, and Christian Appy.
- Oct. 20 - Marlborough - MCSS Fall Conference. http://www.masscouncil.org
- Workshops on genocide, civics, crime scene investigation, economics, questions, & more!
- Workshop on Civic Engagement, Writing, and Primary Sources to share work with the National Writing Project!
- Oct. 26 - 7pm - American Antiquarian Society - Worcester - “Minutemen Revisited” - Robert A. Gross. http://www.americanantiquarian.org/
- Nov. 7 - 7pm - American Antiquarian Society - Worcester - “Second Revolutions: Thomas Jefferson and Haiti” - James Alexander Dun http://www.americanantiquarian.org/
- Nov. 5 - GIS Educators Day - Newport, Rhode Island - Northeast ARC Users Group.
- Nov. 16 - 7pm - American Antiquarian Society - Worcester - “What a Stench! The Civil War’s Instant Cities” - Melanie Kiechle http://www.americanantiquarian.org/
- Briefing Paper: “The Republic Is (Still) at Risk–and Civics Is Part of the Solution”
- Teaching after Terror - Las Vegas. Classroom strategies from California History-Social Science Project.
- History of the Pioneer Valley - course with Olvia Mausel - contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
- Tachau Teacher of the Year Award - Organization of American Historians - nominations due Dec. 1.
- Establish a sister city in Japan (looking toward 2020 Olympics!). Deadline Oct. 13.
- Service Project: JFK Library - Add photo of JFK school, street, etc. to interactive map.
- Summer Teaching Adventure in China. July 2018. SABEH.
- Supreme Court resources from Bill of Rights Institute. In Voices of History.
- Online learning from Holocaust. Echoes and Reflections.
- JFK Library - Profiles in Courage Student Essay Contest - Deadline Jan. 4.
- Timeline, music, and photos from American War in Vietnam. Companion to PBS series.
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