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History eNews from Emerging America - September 12, 2018

Published on Wed, 09/12/2018


  • Collaborative for Educational Services seeks Social Justice Education Specialist - Info

Football Season!!

Picture of man throwing a football.

Georgetown Football, 1930

EVENTS @ EMERGING AMERICA - Info & Registration.

Contact HISTORY AND CIVICS EDUCATION COURSES Accessing Inquiry for Students with Disabilities through Primary  Sources. Meets 15-hour Massachusetts requirement for professional development on teaching students with disabilities. Earn 22.5 PDPs or 1 grad credit (extra fee applies) from Westfield State University. Directly supports content and Practice Standards of 2018 Massachusetts History and Social Science Curriculum Framework! Offered twice: Register.

  • Oct. 24 and Nov. 8 - CES, Northampton.
  • Nov. 7 and Nov. 14 - Drury High School, North Adams (Free to North Adams teachers.)

Special one-day workshop on Accessing Inquiry for English Learners (no PDPs or grad credit):

  • Oct. 10 - 8am - 3:00pm - EdAdvance, Danbury Connecticut. Note separate registration page.

Integrating Civic Engagement Projects Across the Curriculum. How will YOU meet the new Massachusetts requirement to offer civic engagement projects? Learn the basics. Generate and test fly a specific action plan. Taught by national service-learning and civic engagement leader, Rich Cairn. Register.

  • Oct. 4 and Nov. 28 - CES, Northampton.
  • Jan. 23 and March 13 - CES, Northampton.

Teaching Grades K-5 Civic Engagement and Social Studies. Examine new 2018 Massachusetts History and Social Science Curriculum Framework and develop plans to align your curriculum. Access a wealth of primary and secondary resources. Led by veteran K-5 teacher Laurie Risler. Register.

  • Oct. 16 and 25 - CES, Northampton.

World Geography and History: Designing Grades 6-7. Gain content knowledge in World History and Geography. Unpack, examine, and align courses to new History and Social Science standards. Offered twice. Register.

  • Nov. 15 and Dec. 6 - CES, Northampton.
  • Jan. 29 and Feb. 5 - CES, Northampton.


Library of Congress Teacher Blog

  • New Teacher Resources for a New School Year from the Library of Congress
  • Pre-Civil War Photographic Technologies: The Calotype and Daguerreotype

OTHER RECOMMENDED EVENTS - Across Massachusetts and the U.S

  • September 18 - 1-2pm - The Immigrant Learning Center(Malden, MA) - Webinar- Tackling the Hidden Crisis: Immigrant Anxiety and Trauma - Info
  • November 10 - Five College Center for East Asian Studies - Workshop on Teaching Hiroshima and Nagasaki (using photographs) - More info to come
  • Fall Webinars with NCSS - Includes sessions on: Socrates, Religious Freedom, LGBTQ Topics, and Using Newsela to Teach Historical Thinking Skills - Info

Other Resources:

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Karen Albano

former History eNews Editor, Emerging America
Karen Albano worked with Emerging America from 2015-2020, contributing to many facets of the program including developing curriculum, improving the accessibility of the website to educators, overseeing social media outreach, and editing the History eNews.