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History eNews from Emerging America - June 24, 2020

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Published on Wed, 06/24/2020

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

EMERGING AMERICA HISTORY eNEWS Vol. 7, Issue 21 for June 24, 2020

NEWS

 

Teaching History K - 5
Teach This New Free Elementary K-5 Curriculum In-Person or Remotely 
Register for July Online Orientation Workshop
There is a fee for the workshop

"Primary sources can enrich a topic and create a learning environment that a child, no matter his/her level of learning, can participate in successfully." 
- Maureen Andersen and Susan Langman, 3rd Grade Teachers of History's Mysteries

 https://www.loc.gov/item/2016648463 

Children's march for survival, March 25, Washington, D.C. (1972). National Welfare Rights Organization. Learn more about History's Mysteries curriculum. 

Further documentation from the Low Country Digital Library. https://lcdl.library.cofc.edu/lcdl/catalog/lcdl:99599

EVENTS @ EMERGING AMERICA - Info & Registration.

Contact rcairn@collaborative.org.

 

HISTORY AND CIVICS EDUCATION COURSES

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

  • Teaching the History’s Mysteries K-5 Curriculum. New free K-5 curriculum available online.
    • Info & Register for orientation and professional development led by program creators, Laurie Risler & Kelley Brown. $50. Earn 10 PDPs by teaching a unit in fall and participating in Nov. 12 reflection webinar.
      • July 16 & 23 - ONLINE
  • Teaching Civic Knowledge, Skills, and Dispositions in Today's Classroom: A Teacher Leadership Institute - Emerging America is collaborating again with the Western Mass Writing Project to offer this excellent program!  Earn 4 graduate credits from UMass Amherst.
    • Info & Register. Karen Pleasant and Simon Leutz are co-leading the institute with a writing specialist from WMWP. 
      • Meets online July 6-17 and bi-weekly September to December.

 

NEW RESOURCES AT THE LIBRARY OF CONGRESS

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

Check out many great resources posted in the TPS Teaching Online with Primary Sources group.  

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EVENTS

  • June 26 - 2-3pm (Webinar) - Mass History Alliance: Conversations on the Commons: Launch of the Mass History Commons -  Information and Registration 

  • Library of Congress: "Hear You, Hear Me" Virtual Programs Feature Conversations on Race in America -Info 
    • June 19, 4-5pm, "Race in America: Jason Reynolds and Jacqueline Woodson"

    • July 9, 7-8pm, "Race in America: Joy Harjo and Tracy K. Smith"

    • July 16, 7-8pm, "Race in America: Colson Whitehead" 

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RESOURCES

 

OTHER NEW RESOURCES FOR TEACHING ONLINE

See Resources for Education During a Pandemic for complete list.

 


EmergingAmerica.org History eNews welcomes YOUR news & events. 

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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.