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Expansion of Resources on Accessing Inquiry Page

Published on Fri, 02/09/2018

A desktop contains a textbook, ipad, historic map of immigration routes, and the Library of Congress analysis tool.
Primary sources in a variety of formats support inquiry in a lesson immigration.

Accessing Inquiry, Emerging America’s initiative dedicated to supporting good teaching for ALL learners, has newly expanded online resources, and a new web page, Classroom Materials for Accessibility.    

The new page has links to resources for

  • accessible curriculum,
  • primary sources for
    • immigration history
    • disability history 
  • alignment of immigration and disability topics within common grade 4-10 US history topics

Classroom Materials for Disability also has links to model lessons and classroom activities, and to reading recommendations.

Alison Noyes

Manager, Emerging America
Alison Noyes is the manager of the Emerging America program at the Collaborative for Educational Services, where she leads the English Learner Collaborations project funded by a Library of Congress grant to the Massachusetts Council for the Social Studies.