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History eNews from Emerging America - April 29, 2020

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Published on Wed, 04/29/2020

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

EMERGING AMERICA HISTORY eNEWS Vol. 7, Issue 15 for April 29, 2020

 

NEWS

 

Civic Action: Campaign for Civil Rights for People with Disabilities

 

Screen cap from Crip Camp, 1972 New York City street protest, from the excellent new documentary film on Netflix. 2020.  https://cripcamp.com/ 

Learn more about the campaign to pass the 1990 Americans with Disabilities Act at the Google Arts and Culture online exhibit:  Ed Roberts, the Disability Rights Movement and the ADA. 

EVENTS @ EMERGING AMERICA - Info & Registration.

Contact rcairn@collaborative.org.

 

HISTORY AND CIVICS EDUCATION COURSES

PDPs / OR optional grad credit available from Westfield State University.  

  • America and World Fascism: From the Spanish Civil War to Nuremberg and Beyond - Instructor: Kelley Brown. Scholars Peter Carroll and Sebastiaan Faber. PDPs or 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. PDPs or 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:

Library of Congress Teacher Blog http://blogs.loc.gov/teachers/

  • Office Hours for April 21st and 23rd: Primary Source for Science Classrooms and Crowdsourcing the Library of Congress
  • Earth Day at Fifty: April 22
  • Now Online: More Presidential Papers Collections to Spark New Student Research Opportunities

 

OTHER EVENTS

 

SUMMER 

  • 2020 National Council for the Social Studies Summer Seminar (Online) - Registration and Information 

    • Session 1 - Monday, July 20 - 12-3PM

    • Session 2 - Tuesday, July 21 - 12-3PM

  • Online Summer courses from Mars Hill University. 

    • Engaging Strategies - an introduction to teaching with primary sources for all age groups and content areas 

    •  Civil Rights Act - Teaching about the time period through primary source documents for middle school and high school teachers.

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RESOURCES

 

OTHER NEW RESOURCES FOR TEACHING ONLINE

See Resources for Education During a Pandemic for complete list.


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Karen Albano

History eNews Editor, Emerging America
Karen Albano began working with the Emerging America program in 2015. She is currently the editor of the weekly History eNews, and has contributed to many facets of the Emerging America program, including developing curriculum, improving the accessibility of the website to educators, and overseeing social media outreach.