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History eNews from Emerging America - June 17, 2020

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Published on Wed, 06/17/2020

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

EMERGING AMERICA HISTORY eNEWS Vol. 7, Issue 20 for June 17, 2020

NEWS

 

Join the Orientation for History's Mysteries in July!  

Teach This New Free Elementary K-5 Curriculum In-Person or Remotely 

Register

2nd Grade History's Mysteries lessons menu (from pilot test)
Screencap of the pilot 2nd Grade Unit page.

More than 60 teachers piloted Emerging America piloted History's Mysteries in spring 2020, both in person and remotely. Curriculum details

EVENTS @ EMERGING AMERICA - Info & Registration.  Contact rcairn@collaborative.org.

HISTORY AND CIVICS EDUCATION COURSES

  • Teaching the History’s Mysteries K-5 Curriculum. New K-5 curriculum available online in July. Info & Register for orientation and professional development led by program creators, Laurie Risler & Kelley Brown. $50. Earn 10 PDPs by teaching a unit in fall and participating in Nov. 12 reflection webinar.
    • July 16 & 23 - ONLINE

 

  • Teaching Civic Knowledge, Skills, and Dispositions in Today's Classroom: A Teacher Leadership Institute - Emerging America is collaborating again with the Western Mass Writing Project to offer this excellent program!  Earn 4 graduate credits from UMass Amherst. Info & Register. Karen Pleasant and Simon Leutz are co-leading the institute with a writing specialist from WMWP. 
    • Meets online July 6-17 and bi-weekly September to December.

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/

  • Using Primary Source Sets in Remote Learning Environments
  • Online Education Events June 9th and 10th: A Look Back at a Year of Adventure and Finding Resources on LOC.gov
  • Jason Reynolds: GRAB THE MIC June Newsletter
  • K-12 Music Education Resource Guide Now Available
  • A Grateful Milestone For Us: Our 1000th Post
  • A Chance to Be Curious and Practice Wonder: My Year at the Library of Congress
  • Online Education Events June 16th and 17th: 20th Century Political Cartoons and Primary Sources and Picture Books

 

NEW RESOURCES FOR TEACHING ONLINE

See Resources for Education During a Pandemic for complete list.

 

OTHER EVENTS

 

RESOURCES TO ADDRESS 2020 CIVIL RIGHTS 

 

 


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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.