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Culturally Relevant Pedagogy video introduction by professor
Date: Mar 2 2019

On the website, we are gathering resources that teachers can use to expand their repertoire of strategies for supporting all learners.  The Minnesota Historical Society has published a series of brief educational videos for new and experienced teachers. Each 10 minute segment introduces the concepts of culturally relevant pedagogy and the ways that using primary sources expa…

Date: Feb 27 2019
NEWS Invitation to judge Massachusetts History Day – April 6, 2019 – Information Civic Engagement Day at Massachusetts State House – March 5, 12:30-3:30. Mass Civic Learning Coalition website. Legislators promote funding for civics education in 2020 budget – Article on the Massachusetts Civics Projects Trust Fund. From iCivics – CivXNow – K-12 Civic Education Map
Forge of Innovation 2015 - Group Shot at Sojourner Truth Statue, Northampton
Date: Feb 21 2019

EMERGING AMERICA HISTORY eNEWS Vol. 6, Issue 7 for February 21, 2019 Applications Due March 1 for Summer 2019 Forge of Innovation! EVENTS @ EMERGING AMERICA - Info & Registration. Contact HISTORY AND CIVICS EDUCATION COURSES APPLY BY MARCH 1: Forge of Innovation: The Springfield Armory and the Genesis of American Industry, NEH…

Date: Feb 13 2019

EMERGING AMERICA HISTORY eNEWS Vol. 6, Issue 6 for February 13, 2019

NEWS Complete this VERY quick survey on the future of the Civics and Social Studies website. (Resources tabs of the site will be moved from From the California History and Social Science Project - thoughts on addressing 'Too Much World History?" in new standards there. Massachusetts His…

Article with incendiary captions and headlines with photos of "feeble minded" people at top.
Date: Feb 8 2019

The Eugenics movement in the early 20th century United States, a pseudo-scientific amalgamation of social Darwinist philosophy and animal breeding management, gained widespread approval across the country and influenced many internationally, most notably in the the Nazi racial policies of the era leading up to World War II. This primary source set includes newspaper articles, photographs, carto…

Date: Feb 6 2019
NEWS Please complete this survey for the Library of Congress, “Podcast Usage Among Educators” by February 24– And thank you! Crowdsourcing Helps to Unlock the Mystery of Cursive - Library of Congress Blog Post Civic Learning Impact and Measurement Convening - Summary of current research in the field, speakers, and more.
Date: Jan 30 2019

EMERGING AMERICA HISTORY eNEWS Vol. 6, Issue 4 for January 30, 2019 With the Federal Government open again, register now for the Forge of Innovation: The Springfield Armory and the Genesis of American Industry. Earn stipend of $1,200. Meet new Mass History standards. Apply by March 1. Program and application info. See below to register for a new session of the Emerging America World Geography a…

wish or work illustration
Date: Jan 28 2019

Each week, History eNews posts links to current highlights in the TPS (Teaching with Primary Sources) Teachers Network. While the ideas and discussion are well worth logging in for, the sharing-friendly Albums tool may transform how you create and share sets of primary sources–with your classroom, with colleagues, even with Facebook and any social media where you sha…

Date: Jan 24 2019

EMERGING AMERICA HISTORY eNEWS Vol. 6, Issue 3 for January 23, 2019