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History eNews from Emerging America - April 22, 2020

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Published on Wed, 04/22/2020

Emerging America logo against vista of sky, river, distant mountains.

EMERGING AMERICA HISTORY eNEWS Vol. 7, Issue 14 for April 22, 2020

 

NEWS

 

Engaging Youth in 2020. 

Earth Day 1970, a Youth-Led Movement.

Screen cap from The First Earth Day, American Experience, PBS. 

https://www.pbs.org/wgbh/americanexperience/features/earth-days-first-earth-day/

 

 

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

 

  • 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. $30. 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

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

  • Office Hours for April 14th and 16th Baseball Resources and LOC 201: Finding Resources

  • Teaching the Legislative Process with Primary Sources Using Congress.gov

  • Jason Reynolds, National Ambassador for Young People’s Literature, Presents New GRAB THE MIC Newsletter

  • Using Item Records to Explore Interesting Research Rabbit Holes

 

OTHER EVENTS: 

  • George Washington’s Mount Vernon - Thursday Webinars (May 7-June 11) - Scholars series speak each week about a different aspect of Washington's life and legacy - Information and Registration 
  • April 29 - 12pm (Webinar) - Right Question Institute: Online Workshop: The Question Formulation Technique for Research - Information and Registration

 

SUMMER

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OTHER NEW RESOURCES FOR TEACHING ONLINE

See Resources for Education During a Pandemic for complete list.  

 


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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.