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History eNews from Emerging America - July 15, 2020

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Published on Wed, 07/15/2020

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

EMERGING AMERICA HISTORY eNEWS Vol. 7, Issue 22 for July 15, 2020

History eNews from Emerging America - July 15, 2020

NEWS

 

American with Disabilities Act Signed 30 Years Ago This Month

Visit Disability History through Primary Sources for primary sources, lesson plans, and links to digital collections. 

Watch for Disability History Course Online in Fall!

Jesse Jackson shaking hands with disability advocate Justin Dart Jr., who is in a wheelchair, during a hearing of the House Committee on Education and Labor on a bill which became the Americans with Disabilities Act. (1989). Michael R. Jenkins, photographer.

https://www.loc.gov/item/2019646232/

EVENTS @ EMERGING AMERICA - Info & Registration.

Contact rcairn@collaborative.org.

 

HISTORY AND CIVICS EDUCATION COURSES

  • Contact Rich Cairn rcairn@collaborative.org about scheduling Accessing Inquiry and other professional development workshops remotely in your school district or region for 2020-2021. 
  • Fall open enrollment courses to be announced soon!

 

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 FOR THESE LINKS TO WORK:

Scholarship Opportunity for Teachers in grades 4-12 (including pre-service teachers!)

National Book Festival Presents - Danielle Allen Takes on the Hard Questions on Democracy and Public Life

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

  • Five Questions with Victoria Van Hyning, Senior Innovation Specialist and Community Manager, By the People

  • Savoring Ice Cream with Primary Sources 

  • Online Educational Events: The Omar Ibn Said Collection at the Library of Congress on June 30th and Turning Inquiry To Action: Engaging Young Learners with Kid Citizen July 1st

  • The Moon

  • “Auf Wiedersehen, Good-Bye” – Farewell from the Library’s 2019-2020 Albert Einstein Distinguished Educator Fellow

  • Challenging Students to Consider the Roles Books Played During Wartime

  • Online Educational Events: STEM Sources in the Manuscript Division, July 7 and Selecting Primary Sources, July 8

  • Jason Reynolds: Grab the Mic Newsletter July Edition

  • Exploring Math, Science and Technology Primary Sources from the Library of Congress Manuscript Division

  • Five Questions with Carlyn Osborn of the Digital Content Management Section

  • Online Educational Events: The Library’s Preservation Research and Testing July 14 and Teachers’ Reflections on Using Primary Sources to Engage English Language Learners, July 15

 

EVENTS

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RESOURCES

 

RESOURCES FOR TEACHING ONLINE

See Resources for Education During a Pandemic for complete list.

 


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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.