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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.

Streetcar with surgical-mask-wearing conductor, waves goodbye to two men on street wearing hats & overcoats, one wearing improvised mask.
Date: Jun 15 2020
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June 15, 2020 (last update, June 26)

As end of the school year arrives, uncertainty continues for most US teachers as to whether teaching in the fall of 2020 will be in-person, remote, or a hybrid of both in the coming months. Protests against disregard for Black lives and policing, and strains as communities grapple with difficult issues are factors teachers and schools are taking into accoun…

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: Jun 8 2020
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History's Mysteries K-5 Curriculum Emerging America will launch this ready-to-use program for classroom and remote instruction in July.  Register by July 9 for the Introductory workshop with the authors - Info and Registration for the online sessions on July 16 and 23.* 

Veteran and award-winning educators Laurie Risler and Kelley Brown created this inquiry-based curriculum featuring primary…

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

Emerging America logo against vista of sky, river, distant mountains.
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.
Emerging America logo against vista of sky, river, distant mountains.
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…
Emerging America logo against vista of sky, river, distant mountains.
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…
Emerging America logo against vista of sky, river, distant mountains.
Date: Apr 29 2020
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EMERGING AMERICA HISTORY eNEWS Vol. 7, Issue 15 for April 29, 2020