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History eNews from Emerging America - September 6, 2017

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Published on Wed, 09/06/2017

Alexander Hamilton. Portrait by John Trumbull.  For Constitution Day - September 17 - capitalize on the popularity of this remarkable figure by accessing his papers, newly online.
Alexander Hamilton. Portrait by John Trumbull. For Constitution Day – September 17 – capitalize on the popularity of this remarkable figure by accessing his papers, newly online.

Emerging America History eNEWS Vol. 4, Issue 31 for September 6, 2017

NEWS

New England Disability History Alliance - Kristen McCosh, Boston’s Commissioner on Disability convened disability studies scholars and archivists. Watch for developments!

   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/

  • National Book Fair
  • “You Are a Historian” - Reflections of a Library of Congress Junior Fellow.

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

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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.