- Westfield State Univ. seeks Public History/Museum Studies Adjunct Instructor Contact Dr. Mara Dodge, Acting Chair, History Dept. firstname.lastname@example.org
FALL EVENTS @ EMERGING AMERICA - RegistrationHow can I pair writing and deep inquiry?
- Authentic Historical Writing: Inspiring Students with Experiential Learning & Primary Sources. FREE. Oct. 20, Nov. 3, & Dec. 8. 4:00-7:15pm. With: Western Mass Writing Project, Springfield Armory National Historic Site, Veterans Education Project.
- 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 veteran classroom teacher, Laurie Risler, Westfield State University & CES. $65. Lunch/dinner & materials provided. Option for 1 grad credit Westfield State - extra fee of $125.
- First to Fight: American Volunteers in the Spanish Civil War (1936-1939) FREE. Oct. 29 - Northampton - Breakouts in Spanish and in English. Led by Kelley Brown, Easthampton HS. Peter Carroll, Stanford Univ., & Sebastiaan Faber, Oberlin College.
- 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!
- Oct. 5 4:30pm - UMass Amherst - “Racist & Systemic Police Violence, Chicago Style.” Civil Rights Attorney Flint Taylor. DATE CHANGED FROM BROCHURE.
- Oct. 15 - Holyoke High School - Transforming Education for Social Justice Conference.
RESOURCES @ THE LIBRARY OF CONGRESS
- Oct. 25-26 - Online Conference - Registration opens Oct. 11 - Library of Congress - 15 1-hr sessions. A Few Highlights:
- Oct. 25 - 4pm - Tonya Bolden on New Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
- Oct. 25 - 5pm - What’s New at the Library of Congress?
- Oct. 25 - 6pm - SHEG - Beyond the Bubble: Historical Thinking Assessments
- Oct. 25 - 7pm - How Did Slaves Gain Their Freedom During the Civil War?
- Oct. 26 - 4pm - Kindergarten Historians
- Oct. 26 - 5pm - Project Zero - Artful Thinking
- Oct. 26 - 6 pm - Eagle Eye Citizen: Interactive Engagement with Civics and Primary Sources
- Oct. 26 - 7pm - David Hackett Fischer: Questions are the Engines of Intellect
- Library of Congress announces 25 new TPS Consortium Members
LIBRARY OF CONGRESS TEACHER BLOG
- WWI: The Man Who Killed Jim Crow - Veteran, Charles Houston. Post.
- Oct. 5 - 6-7:30pm - JFK Presidential Library, Boston - “Bobby Kennedy: The Making of a Liberal Icon” - author Larry Tye (Just finished this excellent, accessible book! - Rich Cairn)
- Oct. 6 - 9pm - Bangs Center, Amherst - “Islam, Pluralism, & Homophobia” Prof. Mehammed Mack, Smith College.
- Oct. 6 - 2pm - FREE Webinar ASCD - Integrate Digital Content into the Classroom Curriculum
- American Antiquarian Society - Hands-On History Workshops - all 6-9pm
- Oct. 18 - “Hidden Histories: Finding Women’s Stories in the Archive.” - Marla Miller
- Nov. 17 - “Hidden Histories: Finding Native American Stories in the Archive.” - Alice Nash
- Mount Vernon - virtual exhibits & online resources on George Washington and Slavery.
- “PD doesn’t have to be face to face.” Blog post by teacher Glen Wiebe of Hutchinson, Kansas.
- Join online discussion by ASCD on Civic Engagement. https://collaborate.teachersguild.org/challenge/civic-education/research
- “Deepwater Horizon: Disaster in the Gulf” - Online resources at Awesome Stories.
- Teaching Tolerance - Online resources: “Let’s Talk! Discussing Race, Racism, and Other Difficult Topics with Students” - Also Election 2016 Resources.