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Emerging America logo across a landscape of sky, distant mountains, and winding river.
Date: Jul 29 2020
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Emerging America FALL COURSES now open for registration! Leadership for Remote Learning by Rebecca Mazur, CES, and Rebecca Woodland, UMass Amherst - identifies ways to meet five needs of teachers in the shifting school planning environment.  2020 Immigrant Student Success Toolkit offers links to social studies teaching resources with tips for remote learning strategies to support immigrant lear…
History's Mysteries unit illustration showing 5 lessons: What do Historians Do? What are Push and Pull Factors? Why Do People Move? What is a Refugee? and What was the Great Migration?
Date: Jul 17 2020
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History's Mysteries K-5 Curriculum 

The kids loved this! They were very interested in the slideshow the entire time. The narration made it seem like a movie. They asked a lot of thoughtful questions and had lots of good discussions. I liked that we had the flexibility to make it last as long or as short as they could handle. - First Grade Teacher

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

History eNews from Emerging America - July 15, 2020

Emerging America logo against vista of sky, river, distant mountains.
Date: Jun 24 2020
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EMERGING AMERICA HISTORY eNEWS Vol.
Emerging America logo against vista of sky, river, distant mountains.
Date: Jun 17 2020
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EMERGING AMERICA HISTORY eNEWS Vol. 7, Issue 20 for June 17, 2020 NEWS

COMPLETE THE CIVICS EDUCATION SURVEY - Boston University & CIRCLE at Tufts are evaluating civics education in Massachusetts.

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Date: Jun 3 2020
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EMERGING AMERICA HISTORY eNEWS Vol. 7, Issue 19 for June 3, 2020 NEWS Announcing: Teaching Civic Knowledge, Skills, and Dispositions in Today’s Classroom: A Teacher Leadership Institute – remarkable professional development program from Western Mass Writing Project (WMWP). Online. July and fall. Up to 4 grad credits. Apply to WMWP.  Mass Civic Learning Coalition (MCLC) seeks educator input on…
Laura Bridgman teaches touch-reading to a younger student.
Date: Jun 3 2020
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Reflecting on Using Primary Sources to Meet the Needs of Diverse Learners Click here to find a recording of the June 3, 2020 webinar. 

Explore key moments across U.S. history at which individual advocacy and broad campaigns for civil rights enabled people with disabilities to move from the far margins of society into full citizenship. Identify points in the typical U.S. History curriculum (…

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Date: May 20 2020
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Teaching Tolerance: Affirming Black Lives Without Inducing Trauma  Constitutional Rights Foundation - Civic Action Project and Empower the People Library of Congress Webinars - Wednesdays - 2-3pm Eastern Time. Register with Library of Congress. Join Emerging America on June 3!  No History eNews May 27. Next issue is June 3. Submit material by May 31.
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Date: May 13 2020
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Library of Congress Webinars - Wednesdays - 2-3pm Eastern Time.  Join Emerging America on June 3!  U.S. students again score poorly on the international NAEP History-Civics-Geography exam. - See National Assessment of Educational Progress Report  DESE awards Grade 5-7 History & Social Science curriculum development grant to Primary Source  The Massachusetts History Alliance seeks Board of D…
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Date: May 6 2020
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•Library of Congress: Papers of Three U.S. Presidents Added Online (Andrew Johnson, Chester Alan Arthur and William McKinley) •U.S. Poet Laureate Joy Harjo Appointed for a Second Term   The David Ruggles Center introduces a new hands-on classroom curriculum of abolitionist history using primary sources. Visit davidrugglescenter.org/curriculum to learn more. Massachusetts Civic Learning for All w…