EMERGING AMERICA HISTORY eNEWS Vol. 7, Issue 8 for March 11, 2020
RESCHEDULED - We cancelled the April 13 Accessing Civic Engagement with Students with Disabilities face-to-face workshop in Hudson. Watch for an announcement of a one-hour webinar on the topic on April 29. Complete this short survey to express your interest in the webinar and to share questions and resources on access for ALL in civic engagement. http://bit.ly/AccessCivicsforALL2020
iCivics Report - What States Can Learn from How Illinois Implemented its 2015 Civic Education Law
Bill of Rights Institute - We The Students Essay Contest - due April 15.
The Smithsonian launched open access for millions of its objects - https://www.si.edu/openaccess/faq.
Civic Engagement Projects by ALL: How Will Your District Support Students with Disabilities?
Complete this short survey of interest, and share questions and resources.
People with Disabilities Gaining Political Clout Wikimedia Commons
Civil Rights activist, July Heumann, and U.S. Ambassador to Japan, Caroline Kennedy. (2014).
EVENTS @ EMERGING AMERICA - Info & Registration.
HISTORY AND CIVICS EDUCATION COURSES
PDPs / OR optional grad credit available from Westfield State University.
- WEBINAR Accessing Civic Engagement with Students with Disabilities - Presenter: Rich Cairn
- April 29
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:
Check out the excellent discussions in the Primary Sources and Culturally Relevant Pedagogy.
Curious George creators/Holocaust survivors Margret & Hans Rey
Library of Congress Teacher Blog http://blogs.loc.gov/teachers/
- March 14 - 9am-5pm - Historic Deerfield: From Suffrage to Stonewall: The Visual and Material Culture of Social Justice - Information and Registration
- March 17 - 7pm - American Antiquarian Society: "This Land Is Their Land" - Information and Registration
- March 18 - 8:30am-3:30pm - Facing History and Ourselves: The Persistence of Hate: Exploring Contemporary Antisemitism - Information and Registration
- March 19-21 - National Council for History Education: Past, Future, and Present - NCHE at 30 - Information and Registration
- March 23 - 7-8pm(Webinar) - Facing History and Ourselves: Responding to Hate in Your School: A Conversation with Eric Ward - Information and Registration
- March 24 - Reimagining Migration: Voices of Migration: A Framework and Testimony for the Classroom - Information and Registration
- March 26 - 7-8pm (Webinar) - Facing History and Ourselves: Teaching for Equity and Justice: A Conversation with Linda Darling-Hammond - Information and Registration
- March 28 - 10:30-11:30am - JFK Presidential Library: We Can Do It! American Women Through History - Information and Registration
- March 28 and March 29 - 9:30am-4pm - Old Sturbridge Village: Women’s History Weekend - Information and Tickets
- March 31 - 7-8pm (Webinar) - National Council for History Education: The Sword and the Shield: The Revolutionary Lives of Malcolm X and Martin Luther King Jr. - Information and Registration
- April 4 - 8:30am-5pm - Historic Deerfield: The Bitter and the Sweet: The Material Culture of Sugar in Early New England - Information and Registration
- April 7 - 7pm - American Antiquarian Society: "Patriot, Artisan, Entrepreneur, and Industrialist: Paul Revere's Ride to Rolling Copper” - Information and Registration
- April 8 - 8:30am-3:30pm - Facing History and Ourselves: Navigating Current Events in Your Classroom Forum - Information and Registration
- May 7 - 7pm - American Antiquarian Society: "Isaiah Thomas's Apprenticeship: The
- Labor and Value of Children's Literature" - Information and Registration
- May 21 - 7pm - American Antiquarian Society: "Pocahontas and the English Boys" - Information and Registration
- June 4 - 7pm - "Images in the Women's Suffrage Movement" - Information and Registration
- California History and Social Science Project - Summer Institutes 2020
- Library of Congress Summer Teacher Institute - Applications due March 23
- June 15-19, 2020 - Session 1 (Open Session)
- June 22-26, 2020 - Session 2 (Open Session)
- July 6-10, 2020 - Session 3 (Science, Technology and Engineering Focus)
- July 13-17, 2020 - Session 4 (Civics Focus)
- University of the Arts - Botanicals as Primary Sources - August 3-7 - Information and Registration
- Mikva Challenge: Summer Institute -
- Citizen U - Lesson Plans
- Teaching Tolerance -
- California History and Social Science Project - The Coronavirus, Animals, and Human Health
- Bill of Rights Institute - Votes for Women Lesson Plans
- iCivics - Election Headquarters
- The Immigrant Learning Center - Immigrant Resources and Information
- Reimagining Migration - Moving Toward a Framework for Opportunity
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