A new lesson, appropriate for 8th grade civics and adaptable for other grades, asks: What impact did the Magna Carta have on the U.S. Constitution and the shaping of the 14th Amendment? With a particular emphasis placed on the due process of law, students analyze and organize primary source documents ranging from a British Court […]
EMERGING AMERICA HISTORY eNEWS Vol. 5, Issue 39 for October 24, 2018 NEWS History and Social Science (HSS) Instructional Planning and Implementation Grant. Deepen teachers’ understanding of 2018 HSS Curriculum Framework and use high quality, standards-aligned curricular materials that promote inclusive practices and improved outcomes for all students. Districts may apply for up to $5,000; […]
EMERGING AMERICA HISTORY eNEWS Vol. 5, Issue 33 for September 5, 2018 NEWS Implementing the 2018 Framework. District leaders in History and Social Science should register for DESE Instructional Support Network: “Practices, Pedagogy, & Principles: Engaging Students through History & Social Science Education”. First session is Oct. 22 (Sturbridge) or 23 (Boston) – Info Michigan […]
NEWS Strengthening Civic Learning in the Commonwealth – 01/22/15 – Millbury Memorial Jr/Sr High School; 4-7 pm. Working group invites participation from teachers, administrators, policy makers… with concerns and recommendations on preparing next generation for civic engagement. 3 minutes to present. Bring written copy of testimony. Register by 01/15/15.
HISTORY eNEWS Vol. 1, Issue 13 for NOVEMBER 14, 2014 NEWS Seeking Examples of DDMs CES and a team of teachers is drafting state exemplar District Determined Measures (DDMs) for Geography-7th Grade. We will also develop a packet of exemplar DDMs for U.S. and World History–and possibly other subjects. Please help us by emailing YOUR […]