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Date: Apr 14 2021
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EMERGING AMERICA HISTORY eNEWS Vol. 8, Issue 9 for April 14, 2021 IN THIS ISSUE News Events @ Emerging America  New at the Library of Congress Professional Development Events Other Resources   Inclusion in Civics and History - Easterseals  #TeachDisabilityHistory Campaign

 

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Date: Mar 31 2021
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EMERGING AMERICA HISTORY eNEWS Vol. 8, Issue 8 for March 31, 2021 Educating for American Democracy  Disability History and Civics Extension

The Learning Disabilities Association of America (LDA) and Emerging America proudly endorsed the Educating for American Democracy Roadmap (EAD) and drafted the EAD Roadmap Disability History and Civics Extension. We are eager to involve additional educat…

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Date: Mar 24 2021
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EMERGING AMERICA HISTORY eNEWS Vol.
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Date: Mar 18 2021
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Amazing and student-empowering teacher-created lesson plans have been the result each time we offer this course! 

Our online graduate-level one-credit course, Accessing Inquiry for Students with Disabilities through Primary Sources, offered in a one-month self-scheduled span from July 9 to August 8, provides an opportunity to expand your comfort with finding and using primary sources to…

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Date: Mar 10 2021
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EMERGING AMERICA HISTORY eNEWS Vol. 8, Issue 6 for March 10, 2021 IN THIS ISSUE News Events @ Emerging America  New at the Library of Congress Professional Development Events Other Resources   Accessing Inquiry for English Learners through Primary Sources begins April 9 

Meet Massachusetts re-licensure requirement for 15 hours of professional development on teaching ELs–focused on t…

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Date: Mar 9 2021
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January, 2021 (last update, March 9, 2021)

At Emerging America, we focus on resources for teachers of History, Social Studies, and Civics. On this regularly updated page, we feature resources for teachers of those subjects who are designing curriculum in the context of the pandemic, both for students learning from home, and for students navigating a changing environment no matter where teachin…

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Date: Feb 24 2021
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EMERGING AMERICA HISTORY eNEWS Vol.
Emerging America logo against vista of sky, river, distant mountains.
Date: Feb 10 2021
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EMERGING AMERICA HISTORY eNEWS Vol. 8, Issue 4 for February 10, 2021

 

IN THIS ISSUE News Events @ Emerging America  New at the Library of Congress Professional Development Events Other Resources Emerging America Blog post: Humanity Worth Defending: Disability History in State Standards 2021

 

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Date: Feb 8 2021
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“If you believe people have no history worth mentioning, it is easy to believe they have no humanity worth defending.”     - William Loren Katz, Historian  

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Date: Feb 5 2021
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by Laurie Risler

 

In the classroom I am continually reminded that the most important question to teach students to ask is, “Whose voice is missing?” I also remind myself to ask, “How do I make all voices central to the curriculum and not only add them in the periphery?”  For too long the voices missing have been the voices of women and people of color. At History’s Mysteries we…