Translate

English Dutch French German Italian Portuguese Russian Spanish

Blog

Share This Page

Culturally Relevant Pedagogy video introduction by professor
Date: Oct 7 2019
Author:

There are two new opportunities for teachers to learn more about culturally relevant pedagogy, in addition to the excellent videos and other teaching materials linked on the Engagement Strategies page of the Accessing Inquiry section of our website at EmergingAmerica.org. 

oxbow
Date: Oct 7 2019
Author:
EMERGING AMERICA HISTORY eNEWS Vol. 6, Issue 33 for October 9, 2019

 

eNews image
Date: Oct 2 2019
Author:
EMERGING AMERICA HISTORY eNEWS Vol. 6, Issue 32 for October 2, 2019 NEWS 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 -…
A woman with tired children leaning on each shoulder looks worried as puts her hand to her face in a black and white photo.
Date: Oct 1 2019
Author:

The novel Esperanza Rising, by Pam Muñoz Ryan, offers an immigrant story that can engage all students in themes of loss of home, fairness to workers, and struggle in new situations. It is available in Spanish (print and audio versions) as Esperanza renace. Set in the Great Depression, it is an entry point to historical inquiry, and the following lesson has been written with access for English L…

Highschoolers working together on a project
Date: Oct 1 2019
Author:
Visual Literacy: Making Lessons Accessible and Inclusive

Guest Blog Post by Wendy Harris, High School Social Studies & Teacher of the Blind at Metro Deaf School in St. Paul, Minnesota.  

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 the…

enews
Date: Sep 25 2019
Author:
EMERGING AMERICA HISTORY eNEWS Vol. 6, Issue 31 for September 25, 2019

 

ENews
Date: Sep 18 2019
Author:
EMERGING AMERICA HISTORY eNEWS Vol. 6, Issue 31 for September 18, 2019   NEWS JFK Library Foundation - Profile in Courage Essay Contest - Information  National Archives Foundation: Rightfully Yours - Youth Art Contest - Information   

 

eNews
Date: Sep 11 2019
Author:
EMERGING AMERICA HISTORY eNEWS Vol. 6, Issue 29 for September 11, 2019 NEWS Emerging America is offering the fully online version of our popular Accessing Inquiry course on teaching Students with Disabilities as well as offering face-to-face and online sessions of the course on teaching English Learners. Both courses meet state PD requirements. Registration and info. Emerging America History and S…
eNews
Date: Aug 28 2019
Author:
EMERGING AMERICA HISTORY eNEWS Vol. 6, Issue 28 for August 28, 2019   NEWS Emerging America History and Social Science PLC 2019-2020. October 10, November 14, January 9, April 9. Meets at Haymarket Cafe, 185 Main Street, Northampton, 3:30-5:00pm. Registration Opens Soon.
Forge
Date: Aug 27 2019
Author:
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…