EMERGING AMERICA HISTORY eNEWS Vol. 7, Issue 14 for April 22, 2020
- Today (April 22) is the last day to Register for Accessing Civic Engagement with Disabilities webinar - April 29 - 3:30-4:45pm EST.
- Earth Day & the Coronavirus - from the California History & Social Science Project. https://chssp.ucdavis.edu/current-context/earth-day.pdf Examines climate change and the current pandemic.
- Teaching Tolerance: Supporting LGBTQ Students During Social Distancing Resource to support a key, vulnerable group of students.
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Engaging Youth in 2020.
Earth Day 1970, a Youth-Led Movement.
Screen cap from The First Earth Day, American Experience, PBS.
EVENTS @ EMERGING AMERICA - Info & Registration.
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
- 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. $30. 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.
Library of Congress Teacher Blog http://blogs.loc.gov/teachers/
Office Hours for April 14th and 16th Baseball Resources and LOC 201: Finding Resources
Teaching the Legislative Process with Primary Sources Using Congress.gov
Jason Reynolds, National Ambassador for Young People’s Literature, Presents New GRAB THE MIC Newsletter
Using Item Records to Explore Interesting Research Rabbit Holes
- George Washington’s Mount Vernon - Thursday Webinars (May 7-June 11) - Scholars series speak each week about a different aspect of Washington's life and legacy - Information and Registration
- April 29 - 12pm (Webinar) - Right Question Institute: Online Workshop: The Question Formulation Technique for Research - Information and Registration
- Primary Source - Online Summer Courses
OTHER NEW RESOURCES FOR TEACHING ONLINE
See Resources for Education During a Pandemic for complete list.
- Jackie Robinson Institute - Online Resources
- George Washington’s Mount Vernon - Online Learning
- PBS Learning Media - Ken Burns in the Classroom
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