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History eNews from Emerging America - December 16, 2020

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Published on Wed, 12/16/2020

Emerging America logo against vista of sky, river, distant mountains.

EMERGING AMERICA HISTORY eNEWS Vol. 7, Issue 33 for December 16, 2020

 

NEWS

 

Accessing Inquiry for Students with Disabilities through Primary Sources starts February 19 to April 2

How are you supporting students with disabilities–and the diverse learning styles of all your students?

 

  • Earn PDPs/CEUs or grad credit. 
  • Meet Mass 15-hour requirement for PD on teaching students with disabilities.  
  • Apply practical tools and strategies in your virtual or in-person class.

Course Info & Registration

 

The ADA at 30 
https://blogs.loc.gov/inside_adams/2010/07/americans-with-disability-act-20th-anniversary/ 

UAW Local 2244 (2010)

 

EVENTS @ EMERGING AMERICA

HISTORY AND CIVICS EDUCATION COURSES 

 

Mark your calendars for these Emerging America courses and workshops. 

  • Teaching the History's Mysteries K-5 Curriculum: 
    • Earn 10 PDPs by completing the workshop and submitting reflective input after you teach the curriculum. Led by program creators, Laurie Risler and Kelley Brown. Info about the free History’s Mysteries: Historical Inquiry for Elementary Classrooms. Info & Registration
    • Feb. 10, 7-8:15pm 
    • April 14, 7-8:15pm 
    • Follow-up session for all in June. 
  • America and World Fascism - From the Spanish Civil War to Nuremberg and Beyond: 
    • Led by Peter Carroll, Stanford University; Sebastiaan Faber, Oberlin College; and Rich Cairn, Emerging America. 
    • Earn 22.5 PDPs (MA), 15 hours (other states), or 1 grad credit in History from Westfield State University. 
    • Jan. 22 - March 1. Includes four live webinars. Info & Registration
  • Accessing Inquiry for Students with Disabilities through Primary Sources: 
    • Led by Rich Cairn and Alison Noyes, Emerging America. 
    • Earn 22.5 PDPs (MA), 15 hours (other states), or 1 grad credit in History from Westfield State University. Meets Mass 15-hour recertification requirement on teaching students with disabilities.
    • Feb. 19 - April 2. One live webinar. Info & Registration
  • Accessing Inquiry for English Learners through Primary Sources: 
    • Led by Rich Cairn and Alison Noyes, Emerging America. 
    • Earn 22.5 PDPs (MA), 15 hours (other states), or 1 grad credit in History from Westfield State University. Meets Mass 15-hour recertification requirement on teaching English Learners. 
    • April 9 - May 21. One live webinar. Info & Registration
  • NEW: The Right to Privacy: "The Most Valued and Comprehensive Right": 
    • Taught by outstanding teacher-leader Kelley Brown and historian David Hudson. 
    • Earn 67.5 PDPs (MA), 45 hours (other states), or 3 grad credits from Westfield State University. 
    • May 3 - June 25. Two live webinars: May 19 & June 9. Info & Registration.

EMERGING AMERICA WEBINARS & CONFERENCES

  • Jan. 27 - 9am - 3pm - Eastern Time - Our Rights and Nothing Less: Struggles to Secure the Vote in the United States - Workshop by Primary Source, Massachusetts Historical Society, and Emerging America. Info & Registration
  • Jan. 27, 4pm Eastern Time - Disability History - TPS Northern Virginia - https://tpsnva.org/ 
  • March 3-30 - Strategies for Teaching Inquiry with English Learners through Primary Sources - Six-hour asynchronous workshop in partnership between Emerging America and Metropolitan State University of Denver and the Western Region TPS. Register.

Contact Rich Cairn rcairn@collaborative.org to schedule Accessing Inquiry and other professional development workshops remotely in your school district or region in 2021. 

 

NEW RESOURCES AT THE LIBRARY OF CONGRESS

  • The December issue of the Library of Congress Magazine focuses on photography. Download PDF.

TPS Teachers Network - Teachers interested in working with primary sources are welcome to join this FREE network

 

 

 

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

  • Teaching Mathematics Using Primary Sources: Finding the Art in Charts from W.E.B. DuBois and Others
  • Jason Reynolds: Grab The Mic, December Edition
  • That’s Just Hysterical: The Lindgren Brothers’ Tourist Maps
  • Encouraging Student Exploration of the Power of Political Symbolism through Suffrage Cartoons
  • Jason Reynolds: On the (Virtual) School Tour

 

EVENTS

(Online unless otherwise noted.) 

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RESOURCES

 

OTHER RESOURCES FOR TEACHING ONLINE

See Resources for Education During a Pandemic for a categorized list.

 


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Rich Cairn

Director, Emerging America
Rich Cairn has directed the Emerging America program since 2006. Emerging America includes Library of Congress Teaching with Primary Sources Program at the Collaborative for Educational Services, and the National Endowment for the Humanities Landmarks of American History Institutes: "Forge of Innovation: The Springfield Armory and the Genesis of American Industry."