Date: Oct 1 2016
Chronicling America is a powerful tool to bring American history to life. It offers stories about vital events, and a variety of perspectives and context for those events, including evocative advertisements, editorials, and stories of local life. Part of the National Digital Newspaper Program (NDNP), Chronicling America serves as a readily searchable, open access database of historic U.S. newspape…
Date: Feb 21 2017
Registration is now open for Emerging America’s graduate credit course entitled “America and World Fascism: From the Spanish Civil War to Nuremberg and Beyond.
Featuring top scholars, participants are exposed to rich stories and primary source documents as they explore the clash of many ideologies during the Spanish Civil War: Liberalism, Socialism, Republicanism, Nazism, Communism, and Anarchis…
Date: Feb 19 2015
My office phone number changed to: (413) 588-5936.
See new National Core Arts standards. http://nationalartsstandards.org/.
LIBRARY OF CONGRESS Teaching with Primary Sources @ CES
Excellent FREE PD – Deadlines Approach!
Take a break from the brutal winter for top quality FREE professional development.
First to Fight – Ideologically motivated American Volunteers fight for a foreign nation:…
Date: Feb 25 2015
APPLICATION DEADLINE EXTENDED TO MARCH 9 for Forge of Innovation NEH Summer Workshop due to tough winter. http://EmergingAmerica.org/NEH
Controversy over new AP U.S. History curriculum. The Atlantic online.
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Last chance register!
Date: Feb 17 2016
Registration Extended through Saturday, Feb. 20 - 4:30pm – Using Primary Texts to Promote Inquiry and Enrich the Learning Experience - Partnership between the Library of Congress TPS Program at CES and the Western Mass Writing Project. Register.
Wistariahust is Hiring! PT Program Coordinator, $15.19-$15.70/hour, More info here
Date: Feb 23 2017
Each year the Collaborative for Educational Services hosts a Technology in Education (TiE) Conference encouraging the effective use of technology in education. This year, attendees were given the opportunity to converse, collaborate, and network with local, national, and international educators around the idea of creating synergy between technology, teaching, and learning. Dr. Jacqueline Vickery,…
Date: Mar 13 2015
[caption id="attachment_8841" align="alignright" width="236"] "Steamer Glass [i.e. class]" in Hancock School, Boston. Immigrant children. Location: Boston, Massachusetts.
Date: Oct 10 2016
CES has relaunched EmergingAmerica.org in a streamlined, mobile-friendly format, featuring a new Teaching Resources searchable database of exemplary lessons, primary source sets, assessments, background information, and online exhibits (Forge of Innovation, Radical Equality and Steamboat Barnet). Resources such as a primary source set on Disability History and tips for teaching History and Humanit…
Date: May 26 2017
[caption id="attachment_10256" align="alignright" width="300"] Farewell to home- emigrants bound for England and America- on a steamer at Goteborg, Sweden.[/caption]
The following unit plan created by Sanford Roth, a veteran classroom, reading, and special education teacher, features an extensive number of education tools and strategies for reaching students from a variety of backgrounds and need…
Date: Mar 24 2015
Boston Public Library summer fellowships & workshops for teachers. (See below.)
MA Supreme Judicial Court seeks members for new educator advisory committee (Bottom of email.)
Patty Hogan, Minnechaug HS asked – “My district is reviewing the idea of developing a civics class. Do you know of a district that has either a stand alone civics class or variations of civic classes?” Contact Pa…