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History eNews from Emerging America - April 15, 2020

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Published on Wed, 04/15/2020

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EMERGING AMERICA HISTORY eNEWS Vol. 7, Issue 13 for April 15, 2020

 

NEWS

 

Mobilizing ALL Learners to Make a Difference 

 

How will you engage diverse learners–including students with disabilities–in Civic Engagement Projects? What are your questions and challenges? 

Complete a quick survey to help shape resources to support full inclusion. 

Register for April 29 webinar.

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Symbol of the Neurodiversity Movement

 

I first learned of this symbol from a pin worn by a teacher at the National Council for the Social Studies conference in Austin. Sample the emerging discussion with this Psychology Today article: What Is Neurodiversity? - Rich Cairn, History eNews Editor

 

EVENTS @ EMERGING AMERICA - Info & Registration.

 

Contact rcairn@collaborative.org.

 

 

 

HISTORY AND CIVICS EDUCATION COURSES

 

PDPs / OR optional grad credit available from Westfield State University. 

 

  • Accessing Civic Engagement with Students with Disabilities. Launching the discussion. Introducing resources, strategies, and tools. Facilitators: Rich Cairn & Alison Noyes. FREE. Register
    • April 29 - 3:30-4:45pm EST - ONLINE
  • NEW! America and World Fascism: From the Spanish Civil war to Nuremberg and Beyond. Instructors: Peter Carroll, Stanford Univ.; Sebastiaan Faber, Oberlin College; Rich Cairn, Emerging America; Kelley Brown, Easthampton High School. $40. PDPs or (with extra fee) 1 graduate credit. Register
    • June 30 to July 28 - ONLINE
  • 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. $80. PDPs or (with extra fee). 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:

 

 

Library of Congress Teacher Blog http://blogs.loc.gov/teachers/

 

  • Cartography of Contagion

  • Three Questions with Juliana Mestre, Spring 2019 Teaching with Primary Source Intern

 

 

 

OTHER EVENTS: 

 

  • April 22 - 4pm(Webinar) - Scientific Literacy, Citizenship, and History: Analyzing Primary Sources from the Library of Congress - Registration 
  • April 30 - 7-8pm(Webinar) - National Council for History Education: "From Get Tough to Get Cute": Pac-Man and Women in the Early Video Game Industry - Registration

 

 

 

OTHER NEW RESOURCES FOR TEACHING ONLINE:

 

We will list only notable NEW resources here each week. See Resources for Education during a Pandemic (link here) for complete list.  

 

 

United States Census 2020 - Response Rates Map

 


 

EmergingAmerica.org History eNews welcomes YOUR news & events. 

 

Published Wednesdays; deadline Sunday noon. Archived at http://EmergingAmerica.org/blog

 

 

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Content created and featured in partnership with the TPS program does not indicate an endorsement by the Library of Congress.

 

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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.