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Date: Jul 1 2016
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HISTORY eNEWS Vol. 3, Issue 19 for July 1, 2016

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Over 150 K–12 educators and higher education faculty applied to participate in the History and Social Science standards revision process. ESE is narrowing the panel to 40 and planning five meetings starting in October. A public survey will be online Aug. 1. The panel will revise standards and propose options f…

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Date: Jun 27 2016
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[caption id="attachment_9307" align="alignright" width="300"] Youngest parader in New York City suffragist parade (c.1912).[/caption] In the context of our current society and the quest for equal rights, students will be intrigued by the following lesson on the progression of women’s rights throughout United States history. Some students may be unaware that women did not gain the right to vote un…
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Date: Jun 16 2016
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HISTORY eNEWS Vol. 3, Issue 18 for June 15, 2016

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Kelley Brown’s Easthampton HS local history projects featured in today’s Gazette! We’ll post to Emerging America Facebook page once link becomes available. 2016 Windows on History course starts June 29. Organize your own local history project! Earn grad credit.

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Date: Jun 13 2016
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[caption id="attachment_9298" align="alignright" width="300"] FDR Inaugural Program[/caption] Franklin Delano Roosevelt’s First Inaugural Address is one of the most important speeches in United States History. Faced with the turmoil of the Great Depression, FDR laid out a plan for resurrecting the failing economy and the alleviating the suffering of the American people. FDR’s programs focused on…
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Date: Jun 11 2016
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HISTORY eNEWS Vol. 3, Issue 17 for June 8, 2016

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Congrats Gilder Lehrman’s Mass History Teacher of the Year, Susan Miller, Middleborough HS!

Study finds: Specialization by subject in elem. school: “... if anything, decreases student achievement [&] attendance, & increases… behavioral problems.” (Thanks Marshall Memo .)

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Date: Jun 10 2016
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The Library of Congress Student Discovery Sets (eBooks) are an exciting way for students and educators to explore digital primary source materials. Each Discovery Set literally puts eyewitness historical materials at student’s fingertips as each collection is now available on iPads for FREE! Students may touch, draw on and explore treasures from the Library of Congress’ vast collections. Tools in…
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Date: Jun 6 2016
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[caption id="attachment_9281" align="alignright" width="300"] Destitute pea picker illustrates migrant workers in California during the 1930s. Such images shed like on the so-called "Forgotten People" in the American media.[/caption] In an age when the media dictates and manipulates the public perception of essentially everything, the following lesson plans explores how media bias shaped historic…