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Streetcar with surgical-mask-wearing conductor, waves goodbye to two men on street wearing hats & overcoats, one wearing improvised mask.
Date: May 21 2020
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April 2, 2020 (last updated May 26)

The nationwide closure of U.S. schools in March, 2020 changed all plans. With email inboxes flooded, it is hard for anyone to keep up. 

At Emerging America, we focus on resources for teachers of History, Social Studies, and Civics. So in this post we feature resources for teachers who are rapidly retooling curricula for remote learning and enrichment…

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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.
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: May 20 2020
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History's Mysteries K-5 Curriculum Emerging America will launch this ready-to-use program for classroom and remote instruction in July.  Introductory workshop with the authors - Info and Registration

Veteran and award-winning educators Laurie Risler and Kelley Brown created this inquiry-based curriculum featuring primary sources from Massachusetts collections and the Library of Congress. The…

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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…
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Date: May 6 2020
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•Library of Congress: Papers of Three U.S. Presidents Added Online (Andrew Johnson, Chester Alan Arthur and William McKinley) •U.S. Poet Laureate Joy Harjo Appointed for a Second Term   The David Ruggles Center introduces a new hands-on classroom curriculum of abolitionist history using primary sources. Visit davidrugglescenter.org/curriculum to learn more. Massachusetts Civic Learning for All w…