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History eNews from Emerging America - March 25

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Published on Wed, 03/25/2020

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EMERGING AMERICA HISTORY eNEWS Vol. 7, Issue 10 for March 25, 2020

 

NEWS

  • MOVED ONLINE - April 29 - 3:30-4:45pm EST - Accessing Civic Engagement with Students with Disabilities. Register
  • POSTPONED - Massachusetts Civic Literacy Conference scheduled for May 5 - postponed to early fall. 
  • Teaching Tolerance - Speaking Up Against Racism Around the New Coronavirus
  • MORE RESOURCES FOR TEACHING ONLINE - below. 

 

How will students with disabilities in your community fully participate in Civic Engagement Projects? 

Webinar April 29 - 3:30-4:45pm EST. Register.

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EVENTS @ EMERGING AMERICA - Info & Registration.

Contact rcairn@collaborative.org.

 

HISTORY AND CIVICS EDUCATION COURSES

PDPs / OR optional grad credit available from Westfield State University for 15-hour courses. 

 

  • Accessing Civic Engagement with Students with Disabilities. Launching the discussion. Introducing resources, strategies, and tools. Facilitators: Rich Cairn & Alison Noyes. Register
    • April 29 - 3:30-4:45pm EST - 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. Register
    • July 6-31 - ONLINE

 

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:

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

 

OTHER EVENTS: 

  • March 25 - 6-7pm. Coronavirus: Maintaining Healthy Schools and Preparing for Online Learning. Facing History webinar expert panel. Info & Register
  • March 26, 2020 4-5pm Coronavirus: Teaching Complex Current Events and Supporting Student Well-Being. Panel of Facing History, PBS NewsHour Extra, and the AFT. Info & Register
  • March 25 - 10 AM - History of New York - Weekly Webinars: Grade 2 History and Geography - Information about weekly Zoom sessions
  • March 26 - 7pm - Primary Source - Opening Minds. Inspiring Change. Annual Spring Benefit - Information and Registration

 

RESOURCES FOR TEACHING ONLINE:

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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.