Translate

English Dutch French German Italian Portuguese Russian Spanish

Search

History eNews from Emerging America - September 13, 2017

Share This Page

Published on Thu, 09/14/2017

Emerging America History eNEWS Vol. 4, Issue 32 for September 13, 2017

NEWS

 

Map of California, Rural Rehabilitation Division (1935) Showing crops picked by migrant workers. Included in new lesson plan at http://EmergingAmerica.org on Immigration History and the Youth Novel Esperanza Rising.  Map of California, Rural Rehabilitation Division (1935) Showing crops picked by migrant workers. Included in new lesson plan at http://EmergingAmerica.org on Immigration History and the Youth Novel Esperanza Rising.

 

EVENTS @ EMERGING AMERICA - Info

How can I support ALL my students?

  • 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. How can I enhance the teaching of inquiry and use of primary sources in my district? SEEKING VETERAN TEACHER-LEADERS. Training of Trainers

  • Apply for Sept. 30 CES-TPS Training-of-Trainers (9:00-4:00 - Arlington). Trainees may receive stipends to conduct primary source-based professional development in their districts. Contact rcairn@collaborative.org for details and application–due September 15.

NEW RESOURCES AT THE LIBRARY OF CONGRESS

  • TPS Teachers Network - Teachers with experience working with primary sources are welcome to join this network. Create a password and profile, then explore resources, discuss issues, and enjoy!

Featured this week:

Library of Congress Teacher Blog http://blogs.loc.gov/teachers/

  • Introducing World History teacher, Matthew Poth as 2017-2018 Library of Congress Teacher in Residence
  • Poetry 180: Refreshing the Jukebox - Daily poetry.
  • International Literacy Day

OTHER RECOMMENDED EVENTS - Across Massachusetts and the U.S.

  • September 13 - 7pm - “Cornelia Hancock: Civil War Nurse” - Noble & Cooley Center for Historic Preservation - Granville, MA - http://www.ncchp.org/
  • September 17 - 2pm - David Ruggles Center, Northampton - Comparing the Fugitive Slave Act of 1850 and Immigration Enforcement in 2017.
  • September 19 - 10am - 4pm - Observe Archeological Dig at Historic Northampton - talk on September 24
  • September 23 - 10am - 12:30pm - Population Education & Global Challenges. Boston Public Library Leventhal Map Center
  • Oct. 20 - MCSS Conference - Holiday Inn & Suites-Marlborough - Registration opens 09/15/17!

Resources:

**********************************

EmergingAmerica.org History eNews welcomes YOUR news & events. Published most Wednesdays; deadline Monday noon. Archived at http://EmergingAmerica.org/blog.

- Reply to rcairn@collaborative.org to be removed from this list.

Register for CES events.

Teacher-created lessons, primary source sets, & assessments at: http://EmergingAmerica.org.

Follow Emerging America on Twitter and Facebook.  

Categories: 

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.