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Streetcar with surgical-mask-wearing conductor, waves goodbye to two men on street wearing hats & overcoats, one wearing improvised mask.
Date: Sep 20 2021
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Sepember, 2021 

Welcome to a new school year of education during a pandemic. This page is being updated less frequently, since by now we have more experience than we had when this resource was begun. Still, new resources are being published all the time, and teachers around the US are facing circumstances that are continuing to change. Please forward anything you think will be of interest to o…

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Date: Sep 8 2021
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Develop a Mystery for Your Own K-5 Classroom Register for History’s Mysteries Institute ‡ Register for History’s Mysteries Intro Webinar NEWS “Closing the Gap in Civics for Students with Disabilities in Classrooms from K-12” – Read Rich Cairn’s blog post.  Massachusetts Civic Literacy Coalition Policy and Advocacy Fellow Allison Pao seeks Mass Civics teachers for a survey and/or interviews. (With…
Smiling young student in wheelchair with teen by school bus.
Date: Sep 8 2021
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Mind the Gap

Students gain knowledge and skills in civics and history when schools provide effective instruction and when students have opportunities to express their voice and to engage in activities like service-learning. Yet American education is falling far short–in elementary grades in particular–and especially for students with disabilities. 

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Date: Aug 12 2021
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Amazing and student-empowering teacher-created lesson plans have been the result each time we offer this course! 

Our online graduate-level one-credit course, Accessing Inquiry for Students with Disabilities through Primary Sources, offered from January 16 to March 18, provides an opportunity to expand your comfort with finding and using primary sources to engage students of all abiliti…

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Date: Aug 11 2021
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EMERGING AMERICA HISTORY eNEWS Vol. 8, Issue 17 for August 11, 2021

Updated August 19 with addition of Fall History's Mysteries Institute (begins October 4) and course name correction for Accessing Inquiry for English Learners (begins October 29).

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Date: Jul 28 2021
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EMERGING AMERICA HISTORY eNEWS Vol.
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Date: Jul 14 2021
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EMERGING AMERICA HISTORY eNEWS Vol. 8, Issue 15 for July 14, 2021

 

IN THIS ISSUE News Events @ Emerging America  New at the Library of Congress Professional Development Events Other Resources Emerging America Blog post  

“Teaching civics is vital to ensuring that our democracy in America survives and to ensuring that students see themselves as having a role and a voice in…

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Date: Jun 30 2021
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A featured primary source set at the Library of Congress, Puertorriqueños de Estados Unidos: Identity, Arts, and Culture (June 11, 2021 by Stephanie Hall), and the feature from the Library's PALABRA Archive Online Feature, "On Language and Colony: A Linguistic Trajectory of Puerto Rico's Identity as the World’s Oldest Colony" both complement a source set created by  Emerging America in 2016 wi…

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Date: Jun 30 2021
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EMERGING AMERICA HISTORY eNEWS Vol 8, issue 14, June 30, 2021  IN THIS ISSUE News Events @ Emerging America  New at the Library of Congress Other Professional Development Events Other Resources   We Are The Future - Building Disability Justice Accessing Inquiry for Students with Disabilities through Primary Sources - Online

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Date: Jun 9 2021
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EMERGING AMERICA HISTORY eNEWS Vol.