EMERGING AMERICA HISTORY eNEWS Vol. 7, Issue 13 for April 15, 2020
- REGISTRATION OPEN! America and World Fascism: From the Spanish Civil war to Nuremberg and Beyond - ONLINE course - Summer. Info & Register.
- Massachusetts Dept. of Elementary & Secondary Education seeks an ELA/Literacy Content Specialist with a special focus on serving grades pre-K-5 English Learners. Apply now.
- Online Office Hours for Library of Congress Education - Every Tuesday & Thursday - 2pm
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Mobilizing ALL Learners to Make a Difference
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Symbol of the Neurodiversity Movement
I first learned of this symbol from a pin worn by a teacher at the National Council for the Social Studies conference in Austin. Sample the emerging discussion with this Psychology Today article: What Is Neurodiversity? - Rich Cairn, History eNews Editor
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HISTORY AND CIVICS EDUCATION COURSES
PDPs / OR optional grad credit available from Westfield State University.
- Accessing Civic Engagement with Students with Disabilities. Launching the discussion. Introducing resources, strategies, and tools. Facilitators: Rich Cairn & Alison Noyes. FREE. Register.
- April 29 - 3:30-4:45pm EST - ONLINE
- NEW! America and World Fascism: From the Spanish Civil war to Nuremberg and Beyond. Instructors: Peter Carroll, Stanford Univ.; Sebastiaan Faber, Oberlin College; Rich Cairn, Emerging America; Kelley Brown, Easthampton High School. $40. PDPs or (with extra fee) 1 graduate credit. Register.
- June 30 to July 28 - ONLINE
- Accessing Inquiry for Students with Disabilities through Primary Sources - Instructors: Rich Cairn & Alison Noyes. Meets state PD requirement, with attention to teachers of History and Social Science and the Humanities. $80. PDPs or (with extra fee). 1 graduate credit. Register.
- July 6-31 - ONLINE
NEW RESOURCES AT THE LIBRARY OF CONGRESS
- TPS Teachers Network - Teachers with interest in working with primary sources are welcome to join this network.
Featured this week - YOU MUST LOGIN FIRST FOR THESE LINKS TO WORK:
- Check out many great resources posted in the TPS Teaching Online with Primary Sources group.
- Free Films from the Library of Congress
- How the U.S. Census Drove Computing Technology
- Remote Learning during the 1940’s polio epidemic
- Cartography during the contagion
- TPS #2 Choice Board
- Making Sense of the Coronavirus Through Storytelling and Media Making
Library of Congress Teacher Blog http://blogs.loc.gov/teachers/
Cartography of Contagion
Three Questions with Juliana Mestre, Spring 2019 Teaching with Primary Source Intern
- April 22 - 4pm(Webinar) - Scientific Literacy, Citizenship, and History: Analyzing Primary Sources from the Library of Congress - Registration
- April 30 - 7-8pm(Webinar) - National Council for History Education: "From Get Tough to Get Cute": Pac-Man and Women in the Early Video Game Industry - Registration
OTHER NEW RESOURCES FOR TEACHING ONLINE:
We will list only notable NEW resources here each week. See Resources for Education during a Pandemic (link here) for complete list.
- Embrace Race - Disproportionate Race Impacts of COVID-19
- Historic Deerfield: The Fear of Cholera in 19th Century Deerfield
- Our American Voice: Civic Action and Engagement Choice Board
- History Tech
- Library of Congress - “The Great Influenza” John M. Barry Discussion with David Rubenstein
- Smithsonian - Interactive Digital Experience of the complex history of Native Americans in the United States
- Massachusetts Historical Society - The Case for Ending Slavery
- National Council for the Social Studies - Earth Day Resources
- The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History - Using Gilder Lehrman Lesson Plans for Younger Learners and Their Siblings: Colonial and Revolutionary America
United States Census 2020 - Response Rates Map
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