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Date: Sep 16 2020
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September 23-24 Massachusetts DESE Virtual Civic Engagement Conference. Emerging America workshop on students with disabilities and civic engagement Sept. 24 - 6:30pm. NERC online - October 4-14 The Library of Congress updated its Teacher's Page: www.loc.gov/programs/teachers. Watch recorded intro webinar. History's Mysteries K-5 Curriculum - investigate migration, citizenship, the First Amendm…
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Date: Sep 15 2020
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September 15, 2020 (last update, September 18)

At Emerging America, we focus on resources for teachers of History, Social Studies, and Civics. On this regularly updated page, we feature resources for teachers of those subjects who are designing curriculum in the context of the pandemic, both for students learning from home, and for students navigating a changing environment no matter where tea…

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Date: Sep 2 2020
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EMERGING AMERICA HISTORY eNEWS Vol. 7, Issue 25 for September 2, 2020 NEWS BLACK COMMUNITIES AND AGENCY - Online fall grad course with Kelley Brown and Amilcar Shabazz! Info & Registration.  New Grade 1 lessons deepen the exploration of George Washington in Emerging America’s free K-5 curriculum, History’s Mysteries: "How do communities make good decisions?" and "What makes a good leader?…
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Date: Aug 19 2020
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EMERGING AMERICA HISTORY eNEWS Vol. 7, Issue 24 for August 19, 2020 NEWS

New Grade 1 lessons deepen the exploration of George Washington in Emerging America's free K-5 curriculum, History's Mysteries: "How do communities make good decisions?" and "What makes a good leader?" 

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Date: Jul 29 2020
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Emerging America FALL COURSES now open for registration! Leadership for Remote Learning by Rebecca Mazur, CES, and Rebecca Woodland, UMass Amherst - identifies ways to meet five needs of teachers in the shifting school planning environment.  2020 Immigrant Student Success Toolkit offers links to social studies teaching resources with tips for remote learning strategies to support immigrant lear…
History's Mysteries unit illustration showing 5 lessons: What do Historians Do? What are Push and Pull Factors? Why Do People Move? What is a Refugee? and What was the Great Migration?
Date: Jul 17 2020
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History's Mysteries K-5 Curriculum 

The kids loved this! They were very interested in the slideshow the entire time. The narration made it seem like a movie. They asked a lot of thoughtful questions and had lots of good discussions. I liked that we had the flexibility to make it last as long or as short as they could handle. - First Grade Teacher

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Date: Jul 15 2020
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EMERGING AMERICA HISTORY eNEWS Vol. 7, Issue 22 for July 15, 2020

History eNews from Emerging America - July 15, 2020

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Date: Jun 24 2020
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Date: Jun 17 2020
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EMERGING AMERICA HISTORY eNEWS Vol. 7, Issue 20 for June 17, 2020 NEWS

COMPLETE THE CIVICS EDUCATION SURVEY - Boston University & CIRCLE at Tufts are evaluating civics education in Massachusetts.

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Date: Jun 3 2020
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EMERGING AMERICA HISTORY eNEWS Vol. 7, Issue 19 for June 3, 2020 NEWS Announcing: Teaching Civic Knowledge, Skills, and Dispositions in Today’s Classroom: A Teacher Leadership Institute – remarkable professional development program from Western Mass Writing Project (WMWP). Online. July and fall. Up to 4 grad credits. Apply to WMWP.  Mass Civic Learning Coalition (MCLC) seeks educator input on…