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History eNews from Emerging America - May 20, 2020

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Published on Wed, 05/20/2020

Emerging America logo against vista of sky, river, distant mountains.

EMERGING AMERICA HISTORY eNEWS Vol. 7, Issue 18 for May 20, 2020

NEWS

 

NEW RESOURCES FOR TEACHING ONLINE

See Resources for Education During a Pandemic for complete list.  

 

History’s Mysteries K-5 Curriculum 

Emerging America will launch this teacher-friendly program for classroom and remote instruction in July.

Selfie-style photo of Rich Cairn, Kelley Brown, Alison Noyes, and Laurie Risler

The History’s Mysteries team (left to right): Rich Cairn, Kelley Brown, Alison Noyes, and Laurie Risler. Teachers Brown and Risler created this inquiry-based curriculum, featuring primary sources from Massachusetts collections and the Library of Congress. Piloted by 60 teachers in winter-spring, including remote instruction. Each unit builds around an investigation grounded in the 2018 Massachusetts History & Social Science Framework. See blog post for More information

EVENTS @ EMERGING AMERICA - Info & Registration.

Contact rcairn@collaborative.org.

 

HISTORY AND CIVICS EDUCATION COURSES

PDPs / OR optional grad credit available from Westfield State University.  

  • Reflecting on Using Primary Sources to Meet the Needs of Diverse Learners. Webinar. Rich Cairn & Alison Noyes. Free. Register with Library of Congress. 
    • June 3, 2:00-3:00pm Eastern Time
  • America and World Fascism: From the Spanish Civil War to Nuremberg and Beyond - Instructor: Kelley Brown. Scholars Peter Carroll and Sebastiaan Faber. PDPs or 1 graduate credit. Register.
    • June 30 to July 28 - ONLINE
  • Accessing Inquiry for Students with Disabilities through Primary Sources - Instructors: Rich Cairn & Alison Noyes. Meets state PD requirement, with attention to teachers of History and Social Science and the Humanities. PDPs or 1 graduate credit. Register.
    • July 6-31 – ONLINE

 

NEW RESOURCES AT THE LIBRARY OF CONGRESS

  • TPS Teachers Network - Teachers with interest in 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/

  • Free Webinar – Shall Not Be Denied: Women Fight for the Vote; May 20, 2-3 ET

  • This week on Online Office Hours: Exploring the Library of Congress Through Primary Sources and Accessing Historical Children’s Books

  • Using Primary Sources to Explore Civic Virtue During Times of Crisis

  • Adventures in Space Aeronautics with Primary Sources

 

OTHER EVENTS

 

SUMMER 

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RESOURCES

 


EmergingAmerica.org History eNews welcomes YOUR news & events. 

Published Wednesdays; deadline Sunday noon. Archived at http://EmergingAmerica.org/blog

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Teacher-created lessons, primary source sets, & assessments at: http://EmergingAmerica.org

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Content created and featured in partnership with the TPS program does not indicate an endorsement by the Library of Congress.

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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.