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Emerging America logo across a landscape of sky, distant mountains, and winding river.
Date: Jul 29 2020
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EMERGING AMERICA HISTORY eNEWS Vol.
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

Veteran and award-winning educators L…

Streetcar with surgical-mask-wearing conductor, waves goodbye to two men on street wearing hats & overcoats, one wearing improvised mask.
Date: Jul 15 2020
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July 15, 2020 (last update, August 11)

At Emerging America, we focus on resources for teachers of History, Social Studies, and Civics. So on this regularly updated page, we feature resources for teachers who are retooling curricula for students learning from home, and for students navigating a changing environment no matter where teaching and learning happens. Please see the "Featured Resource…

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

Emerging America logo against vista of sky, river, distant mountains.
Date: Jun 24 2020
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EMERGING AMERICA HISTORY eNEWS Vol.
Emerging America logo against vista of sky, river, distant mountains.
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…
Laura Bridgman teaches touch-reading to a younger student.
Date: Jun 3 2020
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Reflecting on Using Primary Sources to Meet the Needs of Diverse Learners Click here to find a recording of the June 3, 2020 webinar. 

Explore key moments across U.S. history at which individual advocacy and broad campaigns for civil rights enabled people with disabilities to move from the far margins of society into full citizenship. Identify points in the typical U.S. History curriculum (…

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Date: May 20 2020
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Teaching Tolerance: Affirming Black Lives Without Inducing Trauma  Constitutional Rights Foundation - Civic Action Project and Empower the People Library of Congress Webinars - Wednesdays - 2-3pm Eastern Time. Register with Library of Congress. Join Emerging America on June 3!  No History eNews May 27. Next issue is June 3. Submit material by May 31.
Emerging America logo against vista of sky, river, distant mountains.
Date: May 13 2020
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Library of Congress Webinars - Wednesdays - 2-3pm Eastern Time.  Join Emerging America on June 3!  U.S. students again score poorly on the international NAEP History-Civics-Geography exam. - See National Assessment of Educational Progress Report  DESE awards Grade 5-7 History & Social Science curriculum development grant to Primary Source  The Massachusetts History Alliance seeks Board of D…