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Date: Apr 26 2017
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Emerging America History eNEWS Vol. 4, Issue 16 for APRIL 26, 2017

NEWS Library of Congress makes 40 PD videos available. (See below.)

Holding a poster against racial bias in Mississippi are four of the most active leaders in the NAACP. (1956). 

Summer 2017 Emerging America courses explore the early Civil Rights Movement.

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Date: Apr 18 2017
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Emerging America History eNEWS Vol. 4, Issue 14 for APRIL 19, 2017

NEWS Hope you’re having a great Spring Break! A quick eNews this week.

Teachers discuss strategies to address “presentism” (projecting our worldview into the past) with Stanford’s Peter Carroll in recent Emerging America course on World Fascism.

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Date: Apr 18 2017
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[caption id="attachment_10193" align="alignright" width="300"] Dionysus and Hephaestus riding donkey, Caeretan black-figure hydria C6th B.C., Kunsthistorisches Museum[/caption]

The following lesson plan offers a very unique set of activities focused on both world history and people with diverse needs in ancient society.

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Date: Apr 5 2017
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Emerging America History eNEWS Vol. 4, Issue 13 for APRIL 5, 2017

NEWS April 18 - 8:30am-1:00pm - Mass Board of Ed to discuss civic engagement. http://www.doe.mass.edu/boe/boedate.html Final 2017 Mass ELA Frameworks.

Little Africa on fire, Tulsa, Okla. Race riot, June 1st, 1921

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Date: Apr 7 2017
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WordSift is a Swiss Army Knife of a literacy tool a colleague shared with Rich Cairn, Emerging America director, at the TESOL conference in Seattle in March. Social Studies and Humanities teachers can use this tool to enhance interaction and understanding of longer informational texts. 

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First copy your text selection and paste it into WordSift. (We used the Chinese…

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Date: Apr 12 2017
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Emerging America History eNEWS Vol. 4, Issue 14 for APRIL 12, 2017