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Silkscreen-style poster text reads "PROTECT essential workers" over distant horizon behind fieldworker wearing "Hero" mask over nose+mouth, wide hat as green rows converge at horizon behind.
Date: Jan 27 2021
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The featured poster in our most recent eNews issue comes from a teacher-friendly album of downloadable and easy-to-share images, each accompanied by teaching notes. 

The album showcases Library of Congress new purchases of public service posters created by artists and posted by Amplifier.org. The posters include direct visual references to the public service propaganda posters of the 20…

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Date: Jan 27 2021
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EMERGING AMERICA HISTORY eNEWS Vol. 8, Issue 3 for January 27, 2021

 

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Emerging America announces a partnership with Maryland Humanities in offering two Accessing Inquiry courses this spring. (See below.) Teachers from ALL states are welcome! 

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Date: Jan 13 2021
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EMERGING AMERICA HISTORY eNEWS Vol. 8, Issue 2 for January 13, 2021 NEWS

Western Mass Social Studies Leaders PLC - Jan. 20, 3:30-5pm Eastern. All welcome to open discussion. Contact rcairn@collaborative.org for zoom link. 

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Date: Jan 6 2021
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EMERGING AMERICA HISTORY eNEWS Vol 8, issue 1 for January 6, 2021 NEWS

The Massachusetts Legislature passed and Governor signed $1.5 million in funding for Civic Engagement! 

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Date: Dec 18 2020
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December 18, 2020 Update: Newly added to the Kindergarten unit: Mystery #4, HOW DOES A TRADITION BECOME A HOLIDAY? about Juneteenth. 

                                         

"What has excited my kids most is the chance to be detectives. They look forward to the days of the week when they get to hunt for clues."

-2nd Grade Teacher

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Date: Dec 16 2020
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EMERGING AMERICA HISTORY eNEWS Vol. 7, Issue 33 for December 16, 2020

 

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Date: Dec 2 2020
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EMERGING AMERICA HISTORY eNEWS Vol. 7, Issue 32 for December 2, 2020 NEWS

TONIGHT: Dec. 2 , 7pm Eastern Time - Free WGBH webinar: Teach Diverse Stories with Primary Sources and Artifacts. 

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Date: Nov 18 2020
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EMERGING AMERICA HISTORY eNEWS Vol. 7, Issue 31 for November 18, 2020

 

African-American woman seated at hearing table, speaking, microphone clipped to floral striped dress, her face and indistinct objects above counters behind her reflecting bright lights.
Date: Nov 4 2020
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EMERGING AMERICA HISTORY eNEWS Vol. 7, Issue 30 for November 4, 2020 NEWS The Library of Congress is offering Virtual Workshops for Students.  The Mass Dept. of Elementary & Secondary Ed (DESE) opened a new History & Social Science resource page.  The page has a new Civics Project Guidebook 2.0, including for Remote Learning and Civics Projects.  Nov. 16 - DESE-led “Civics Proje…
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Date: Oct 21 2020
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EMERGING AMERICA HISTORY eNEWS Vol. 7, Issue 29 for October 21, 2020