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History eNews from Emerging America - January 13, 2021

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Published on Wed, 01/13/2021

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

EMERGING AMERICA HISTORY eNEWS Vol. 8, Issue 2 for January 13, 2021

NEWS

 

Teach Civics and History in Grades K - 5

History's Mysteries teacher- and student-friendly inquiry curriculum is available free online. Enroll in the February 10 orientation workshop.

 Course Info & Registration 

The People's House

 Emerging America Director Rich Cairn snapped this image at the U.S. Capitol, January 7, 2019 while at meetings at the Library of Congress. 

Join the movement to sustain democracy through civic participation, voting, petition, campaign, and advocacy.

EVENTS @ EMERGING AMERICA - Info & Registration.

Contact rcairn@collaborative.org.

 

HISTORY AND CIVICS EDUCATION COURSES

Mark your calendars for these Emerging America courses and workshops.  

America and World Fascism - From the Spanish Civil War to Nuremburg 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

The Right to Privacy: "The Most Valued and Comprehensive Right":

  • Taught by outsanding teacher-leader Kelley Brown and historian David Hudson.

  • Earn 67.5 PDPs (MA), 45 hours (other states), or 3 graduate credits from Westfield State University.

  • May 3 - June 25. Two live webinars: May 19 & June 9  Info & Registration.

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

 

NEW RESOURCES AT THE LIBRARY OF CONGRESS

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

Featured this week - YOU MUST LOGIN FIRST TO PARTICIPATE IN DISCUSSIONS:

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

  • Science Literacy and History: Comparing Masks from 1918 and Today

  • Tip [Tour] of Congressional Iceberg Redux: congress.gov [RECOMMENDED - Editor]

 

EVENTS (online unless otherwise noted)

  • Jan. 14, 6:30pm Eastern - Virtual student staged reading of "Failure is Impossible. Wistariahurst, Holyoke.Info & Registration

  • Jan. 21, 7-8pm Eastern - Those Who Were There: Using Podcasts and Survivor Testimony in Your Classroom - Facing History and Ourselves. Info & Registration

  • Jan. 22, 11am-noon Eastern - Building a Better Democracy through Civic Engagement - distinguished panel - CIRCLE at Tisch College, Tufts University. Info & Registration

  • Jan. 26, 7-8:30pm Eastern - Self-evident Media - multimedia tools to examine histories and the legacies of systemic racism. Michael Lawrence-Riddell - Info & Registration

  • Jan. 26, 7-7:45pm Eastern - Carolyn Bennet - Responsive Inquiry In and Through Vocal Music - National Association for Music Education - Register

  • Jan. 27, 7-7:45pm Eastern - Jenny Neff - Responsive Inquiry In and Through Instrumental Music - National Association for Music Education - Register.

 

SUMMER

  • July 26-31, 2021 - The News Media and the Making of America, 1730-1800 - NEH virtual summer teacher workshop. American Antiquarian Society. Apply by March 1.

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RESOURCES

Further Resources on American Government in Crisis

 

OTHER NEW RESOURCES FOR TEACHING ONLINE

See Resources for Education During a Pandemic for complete 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."