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History eNews from Emerging America - December 11, 2019

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Published on Fri, 12/13/2019

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EMERGING AMERICA HISTORY eNEWS Vol. 6, Issue 39 for December 11, 2019

 

NEWS

  • NEW: Accessing Civic Engagement with Students with Disabilities - March 13, 8:30-3:30 - Hudson High School. This Emerging America workshop with strategies, tools, and plans for full inclusion of students receiving Special Education services or with 504 plans in civic engagement projects, grades 8 & 9-12. $40. Watch History eNews for details! 
  • Stanford History Education Group - Civic Online Reasoning Curriculum. Free lessons and assessments to help teach students to evaluate online information and its effects on them, their communities, and the world. 
  • Library of Congress new online exhibition:“Rosa Parks: In Her Own Words.”
  • Politicraft - new civic engagement card game. NCSS promotion, only $14.00 per deck till 12/20. Enter promo code PCNCSS19 at checkout. Website.
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Accessing Civic Engagement 

with Students with Disabilities 

Teacher teams at the 2018 Civic Education Institute worked with high school student leaders to design new 8th grade civics courses. 

 

EVENTS @ EMERGING AMERICA - Info & Registration.

Contact rcairn@collaborative.org.

 

HISTORY AND CIVICS EDUCATION COURSES

PDPs / Or optional grad credit available from Westfield State University. 

  • Integrating Civic Engagement Projects Across the Curriculum - Instructor: Rich Cairn - Develop project plans under 2018 civic engagement legislation and History and Social Science standards. PDPs or 1 graduate credit.
    • January 21 & February 25, Northampton 
  • ONLINE - Accessing Inquiry for English Learners through Primary Sources - Instructors Rich Cairn & Alison Noyes. Meets state PD requirement, with attention to teachers of History and Social Science and the Humanities. PDPs or 1 graduate credit.
    • February 4 to March 16 - Fully ONLINE
  • Accessing Inquiry for Students with Disabilities through Primary Sources - Instructors: Rich Cairn & Alison Noyes. Meets state PD requirement, with attention to teachers of History and Social Science and the Humanities. PDPs or 1 graduate credit.
    • NEW DATES - March 3 & March 31 - CES, Northampton 
  • America and World Fascism: From the Spanish Civil War to Nuremberg and Beyond - Instructor: Kelley Brown. Scholars Peter Carroll and Sebastiaan Faber. PDPs or 1 graduate credit.
    • April 3-4 - Melrose High School

 

NEW RESOURCES AT THE LIBRARY OF CONGRESS

  • TPS Teachers Network - Teachers with experience working with primary sources are welcome to join this network

Featured this week - YOU MUST LOGIN FIRST FOR THESE LINKS TO WORK:

 

Library of Congress Teacher Blog http://blogs.loc.gov/teachers/

  • Sign Up for a Teaching with Primary Sources Workshop Using the Rosa Parks Papers
  • Happy Birthday to the Amazing Periodic Table!

 

OTHER EVENTS: 

  • January 18 - 2020 SOURCES Conference (Orlando, FL) - At this free conference, presenters will provide strategies for using primary sources to help K-12 students engage in learning, develop critical thinking skills, and build content knowledge - Information and Registration 
  • March 17 - 8am - Bill of Rights Institute: President and the Constitution: Presidential Powers (Windsor Locks, CT) - Information and Registration 
  • July 13-17 - LBJ Presidential Library: Summer Institute (University of Texas - Austin) - Includes housing and stipend - Information and Application 

 

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Karen Albano

History eNews Editor, Emerging America
Karen Albano began working with the Emerging America program in 2015. She is currently the editor of the weekly History eNews, and has contributed to many facets of the Emerging America program, including developing curriculum, improving the accessibility of the website to educators, and overseeing social media outreach.