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Date: Aug 27 2019
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Guest Post by Lori Austin: A personal reflection on the Industrial Revolution by a 4th grade teacher

Over the summer of 2019, 70 teachers participated in an immersive NEH-funded Emerging America workshop exploring transformational innovation in Springfield, MA and up and down the Connecticut River Valley. Teachers learned about causes and consequences of precision manufacturing processes invent…

Oxbow
Date: Aug 21 2019
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EMERGING AMERICA HISTORY eNEWS Vol. 6, Issue 27 for August 21, 2019

 

Emerging America 2019-2020 courses open for registration. 

The full History eNews will return August 28. Submit events by August 25. 

Contact rcairn@collaborative.org.

 

HISTORY AND CIVICS EDUCATION COURSES

Info & Registration

Oxbow
Date: Aug 7 2019
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EMERGING AMERICA HISTORY eNEWS Vol. 6, Issue 26 for August 7, 2019

 

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Library of Congress has restored and made available the Gandhara Scroll 

For many more resources - https://padlet.com/rcairn/joct7wc3bvr8 

Oxbow - EA
Date: Jul 31 2019
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EMERGING AMERICA HISTORY eNEWS Vol. 6, Issue 25 for July 31, 2019

 

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Massachusetts Civic Trust Fund - Massachusetts Legislature includes $1.5million in budget for Civics Education professional development! 

Link to 2019 proposed Federal USA Civics Act. Supported by the National Council for the Social Studies. 

EA
Date: Jul 31 2019
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EMERGING AMERICA HISTORY eNEWS Vol. 6, Issue 19 for May 15, 2019

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OJJP Report on juvenile incarceration. Encouraging news yet signs of enduring racial disparity. 

New! Historic Newspapers research on 19th Amendment in Chronicling America. Explore Women's Suffrage. 

New! Library of Congress online exhibition B…

student
Date: Jul 17 2019
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Massachusetts, as part of reform that builds civic education into the curriculum each year from Kindergarten through high school, passed a law in 2018 to require that each student be offered an opportunity to participate in a student-led civic engagement project in middle school and in high school. As teachers and schools embark on planning for how the student-led projects will be org…

Oxbow - EA
Date: Jul 17 2019
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EMERGING AMERICA HISTORY eNEWS Vol. 6, Issue 24 for July 17, 2019

 

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Library of Congress opens online exhibit: "Shall Not Be Denied: Women Fight for the Vote." Virtual Tour

Library of Congress Announces Reading-Writing Competition Winners - Students in grades 4 to 12 to write to an author about how his or her work affected their lives. 

Bricks and Mortar
Date: Jun 3 2019
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 “As of last year, I started working with ELL students and have become far more cognizant of vocabulary.  I’ve always taken for granted that students know certain vocabulary words, but now I find myself going over many words and to my surprise, it’s not just ELL kids who benefit from it!”

-Kevin, Spring 2019 Online Accessing Inquiry course participant

 

Anticipating th…

3 Pillars
Date: May 20 2019
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How can we teach students the most vital skills to function as citizens? Since the early 19th century, preparation for civic life has been the central reason for public schools. As part of a multi-year effort to reinvigorate the civic mission of schools, in 2016 the Massachusetts Board of Elementary and Secondary Education (BESE) added “readiness for civic life” to its core definition of what i…

EA
Date: May 8 2019
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NEWS Library of Congress – Teaching Primary Sources Young Readers Center Internship – Application Deadline Extended – Information Teaching Tolerance – Hate at School Report National Coalition for History opposes cuts to National Archives and other agencies – Coalition Information and Contact