EMERGING AMERICA HISTORY eNEWS Vol. 7, Issue 9 for March 18, 2020
- National Council for the Social Studies (NCSS) Resources for Navigating COVID-19
- NCHE Virtual Conference - March 20-21. "NCHE is disappointed not to hold our in-person conference this year, but we are excited for the virtual conference that will take its place." Join presentations from top scholars, educator-led workshops, exhibits, and keynote sessions, including historians Jill Lepore, Adam Hochschild, and Elliott West. Online events will put the current pandemic in historical context. Register through NCHE website! Verification of professional development hours will be supplied.
- Library of Congress launches Spanish language digital crowdsourcing project.
- NERC50 postponed to one day conference in Fall 2020
- iCivics - Canceled Civics Project Showcase scheduled for May 21, 2020 at Worcester Technical High School.
- All Emerging America face-to-face events for spring are cancelled or moving online. Watch eNews for updates.
RESOURCES FOR TEACHING ONLINE:
- Library of Congress TPS Teachers Network TPS Teaching Online with Primary Sources (details below).
- iCivics Tips for virtual learning.
- Selected Online Exhibits and Activities for Students:
- Teaching Civics online - games and activities: supported by Library of Congress: http://emergingamerica.org/programs/civics-education.
- Library of Congress Online Exhibitions - hundreds of rich, well-researched, primary source-based sites.
- World Digital Library - 19,147 captivating items from 193 countries.
- National Archives Online Exhibits and DocsTeach online teaching tools.
- Radical Equality: Utopian Abolitionism, Steamboat Barnet, and Forge of Innovation: The Springfield Armory - Online exhibits from Emerging America.
- Ellis Island Virtual Tour.
- Lower East Site Tenement Museum - Virtual Tour.
- Perkins School for the Blind - Virtual Museum.
The Hidden Worlds of the National Parks - Online visits and exhibits.
Emerging America Online Exhibits
HISTORY AND CIVICS EDUCATION COURSES
EVENTS @ EMERGING AMERICA - Info & Registration.
PDPs / OR optional grad credit available from Westfield State University.
Accessing Inquiry for Students with Disabilities through Primary Sources - July 6-31 - ONLINE 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.
Additional online events from Emerging America to be announced.
NEW RESOURCES AT THE LIBRARY OF CONGRESS
- TPS Teachers Network - Teachers with interest in working with primary sources are welcome to join this FREE network. YOU MUST BE LOGGED IN FOR THESE LINKS TO WORK:
- Check out many great resources posted in the TPS Teaching Online with Primary Sources group:
- The Greensboro Sit-in
- Pale Horse, Pale Rider - A Story of the Spanish Influenza
- Primary Sources and Picture Books: Manhattan: Mapping the Story of an Island
- NASA's Return to the Moon: The Artemis Generation, and education opportunities
Library of Congress Teacher Blog http://blogs.loc.gov/teachers/
Teaching with AHLOT: A Spanish Teacher Shares Her Classroom Tips
Jump into Spring with New Digitized Collections from the Library of Congress
- George Washinton’s Mount Vernon: Library on the Potomac
- Native Women Artists: https://americanart.si.edu/exhibitions/native-women-artists
- Mass Moments - Dorothea Dix Begins Her Crusade
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