EMERGING AMERICA HISTORY eNEWS Vol. 6, Issue 32 for October 2, 2019
- Library of Congress announces new virtual tour, "Shall Not Be Denied: Women Fight for the Vote". Contains exhibit items, events, and resources. Information.
- October 10 - 3:30-5:00pm - Western Mass Social Studies Leaders PLC. Register.
- October 17 - 11:30am-1:30pm - Central Mass Fall Social Studies Curriculum Leaders Meeting - contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
New Blog Post: Visual Literacy:
Making Lessons Accessible and Inclusive (see below).
EVENTS @ EMERGING AMERICA - Info & Registration.
HISTORY AND CIVICS EDUCATION COURSES
PDPs / Or optional grad credit available from Westfield State University.
- Accessing Inquiry for English Learners through Primary Sources - Instructors Rich Cairn and Alison Noyes. Meets state PD requirement, with attention to teachers of History and Social Science and the Humanities. PDPs or 1 graduate credit.
- November 6 & 13 - South Hadley, Massachusetts
- February 4 to March 16 - Fully ONLINE
- Integrating Civic Engagement Projects Across the Curriculum - Instructor: Rich Cairn - Develop project plans under 2018 civic engagement legislation and History and Social Science standards. PDPs or 1 graduate credit.
- January 21 & February 25, Northampton
- Accessing Inquiry for Students with Disabilities through Primary Sources - Instructor: Rich Cairn. Meets state PD requirement, with attention to teachers of History and Social Science and the Humanities. PDPs or 1 graduate credit.
- March 3 & March 24 - CES, Northampton
NEW RESOURCES AT THE LIBRARY OF CONGRESS
- TPS Teachers Network - Teachers with experience working with primary sources are welcome to join this network.
- Featured this week - YOU MUST LOGIN FIRST FOR THESE LINKS TO WORK:
Library of Congress Teacher Blog http://blogs.loc.gov/teachers/
- Comparing Primary Sources Depicting Border Spaces
- Encouraging Student Understanding of Negotiation and the Value of Notetaking during the 1787 Constitutional Convention
- inquirED Webinars - For teachers and administrators and focused on using inquiry in Social Studies - Information and Registration
- Inclusive Practice PLCs - Register to indicate interest
- UMass Amherst History Department - New Exhibit and Event Series - Waging Peace in Vietnam - https://www.umass.edu/history/events
- October 2 - Film Screening: Why We Fight
- October 4 - Film Screening and Q & A: Combat Obscura
- October 11 - Panel Discussion: Moral Injury and the Trauma of War
- Don't Know Much About History - Virtual Classroom Visits (Middle and History School) with Kenneth Davis - Information
- National Constitution Center - Constitutional Discussions in Classroom Exchange - Information
- Minnesota Historical Society - Connecting Past and Present Struggles for Power (Webinar and Transcript)
NEW EMERGING AMERICA BLOG POST:
Visual Primary Sources
Guest blog post from Minnesota teacher Wendy Harris:
You want to get your students to work with primary sources, but you have students who struggle with reading English text. Maybe they have a learning disability, English is not their most comfortable language, or any number of other reasons. Sound familiar?
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