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Date: Nov 18 2020
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EMERGING AMERICA HISTORY eNEWS Vol. 7, Issue 31 for November 18, 2020

 

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Date: Nov 16 2020
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"What has excited my kids most is the chance to be detectives. They look forward to the days of the week when they get to hunt for clues."

-2nd Grade Teacher

History's Mysteries has two new mystery-series available to add to the units already available, and teachers are excited. When the History’s Mysteries K-5 inquiry curriculum was introduced, it fea…

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Date: Nov 4 2020
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EMERGING AMERICA HISTORY eNEWS Vol. 7, Issue 30 for November 4, 2020 NEWS The Library of Congress is offering Virtual Workshops for Students.  The Mass Dept. of Elementary & Secondary Ed (DESE) opened a new History & Social Science resource page.  The page has a new Civics Project Guidebook 2.0, including for Remote Learning and Civics Projects.  Nov. 16 - DESE-led “Civics Proje…
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Date: Nov 3 2020
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November, 2020 (last update, November 17)

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 teaching…

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Date: Oct 21 2020
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EMERGING AMERICA HISTORY eNEWS Vol. 7, Issue 29 for October 21, 2020

 

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Date: Oct 7 2020
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EMERGING AMERICA HISTORY eNEWS Vol. 7, Issue 27 for October 7, 2020 NEWS

RECOMMENDED: Northeast Regional Conference for the Social Studies (NERC) 2020 will be online!

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Date: Oct 2 2020
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Pairing Picture Books with Primary Sources: Primary Source Sets from Missouri School Librarian Tom Bober Feature Disability History Bober’s new Primary Source Podcast compliments his KnowledgeQuest blog posts on picture books and primary sources

People familiar with the work of Emerging America will know that our Accessing Inquiry project and clearinghouse of resources offers one of the best…

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Date: Sep 30 2020
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  EMERGING AMERICA HISTORY eNEWS Vol. 7, Issue 27 for September 30, 2020 NEWS RECOMMENDED: Northeast Regional Conference for the Social Studies (NERC) 2020 will be online! - October 4-14 - Info & Register. An impressive program! Free. Easy to participate.  Teaching Tolerance Resources on Voter Suppression.
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Date: Sep 22 2020
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In celebration of our new course on teaching disability history in the K-12 classroom, we invited Wendy Harris, a teacher at a school for the Deaf with expertise in teaching DeafBlind students, to share her thoughts about disability with us. The topic of Deafness as a disability gives the opportunity to begin with an exploration of the conception of DISABILITY itself, and the question of what abil…
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Date: Sep 21 2020
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Teaching History’s Mysteries - Elementary Inquiry

Presenters: Kelley Brown, Laurie Risler, Alison Noyes

Date/Time of Session: Monday, October 19, 2020, 3:00 p.m.

 

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