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1916 film frame of older man with both hands signing. He wears a high collar, necktie, and coat-jacket, his hair is short and parted in the middle.
Date: Sep 22 2020
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 16 2020
September 23-24 Massachusetts DESE Virtual Civic Engagement Conference. Emerging America workshop on students with disabilities and civic engagement Sept. 24 - 6:30pm. NERC online - October 4-14 The Library of Congress updated its Teacher's Page: Watch recorded intro webinar. History's Mysteries K-5 Curriculum - investigate migration, citizenship, the First Amendm…
Streetcar with surgical-mask-wearing conductor, waves goodbye to two men on street wearing hats & overcoats, one wearing improvised mask.
Date: Sep 15 2020
September 15, 2020 (last update, September 21)

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 tea…

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Date: Sep 2 2020
EMERGING AMERICA HISTORY eNEWS Vol. 7, Issue 25 for September 2, 2020 NEWS BLACK COMMUNITIES AND AGENCY - Online fall grad course with Kelley Brown and Amilcar Shabazz! Info & Registration.  New Grade 1 lessons deepen the exploration of George Washington in Emerging America’s free K-5 curriculum, History’s Mysteries: "How do communities make good decisions?" and "What makes a good leader?…