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History eNews from Emerging America - September 16, 2020

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Published on Wed, 09/16/2020

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

EMERGING AMERICA HISTORY eNEWS Vol. 7, Issue 26 for September 16, 2020

NEWS

Next issue of the History eNews is September 30. Submit events & resources to rcairn@collaborative.org by September 27. 

 

Empower All Learners 

 

NEW COURSE: From Reform to Equal Rights:

Teach Disability History in the K-12 Classroom

Information and Registration.

Learn the new online content in the 2018 History Standards

Online October 27 through December 7 

illustration of a standing young woman with an eye mask covering eyes guides the hand of a boy to touch lines of a book.

 https://www.loc.gov/item/2003674412/ 

Laura Bridgman teaches Oliver Caswell at the Perkins School for the Blind. The penciled inscription reads: "The blind leading the blind by the light of the intellect." [1844]. Note use of the form-guided signatures. 

EVENTS @ EMERGING AMERICA - Info & Registration.

Contact rcairn@collaborative.org.

 

HISTORY AND CIVICS EDUCATION COURSES

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

  • Accessing Inquiry for English Learners through Primary Sources

    • Successful course taught across the U.S. Meets 15 hour Mass license requirement for PD on teaching ELs. PDPs or 1 grad credit. Led by Rich Cairn and Alison Noyes, Emerging America. Details

      • October 19 to December 5. Register by October 5.

  • From Reform to Equal Rights: Teaching Disability History in the K-12 Classroom

    • PDPs or 1 grad credit. Led by Rich Cairn, Emerging America, and scholar Graham Warder. Details. This exciting new course will trace the emergence of Disability Rights over two centuries, addressing multiple new content standards in Massachusetts and other states. 

      • October 27 to December 7. Register by October 13.

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.

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 issue - YOU MUST LOGIN FIRST FOR THESE LINKS TO WORK:

National Book Festival 

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

  • Five Questions with Peter DeCraene, the 2020-2021 Albert Einstein Distinguished Educator Fellow at the Library of Congress.
  • Jason Reynolds: The 2020 National Book Festival.  

 

EVENTS

 

SUMMER

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RESOURCES

 

NEW RESOURCES FOR TEACHING ONLINE

 

See Resources for Education During a Pandemic for complete list.

 


EmergingAmerica.org History eNews welcomes YOUR news & events. 

Published Wednesdays; deadline Sunday noon. Archived at http://EmergingAmerica.org/blog

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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.