EMERGING AMERICA HISTORY eNEWS Vol. 8, Issue 16 for July 28, 2021
IN THIS ISSUE
- Events @ Emerging America
- New at the Library of Congress
- Disability History Resources & Updates
- Other Professional Development Events
- Other Resources
“Does ‘Free Speech’ mean I can say whatever I want?” – Grade 5 Mystery
Join us August 11 from 4:00 - 5:30 pm for an Introduction to Elementary Inquiry using History’s Mysteries.
“The Women's March was a worldwide protest on January 21, 2017, to advocate legislation and policies regarding human rights and other issues, including women's rights, immigration reform, healthcare reform, reproductive rights, the natural environment, LGBTQ rights, racial equality, freedom of religion, and workers' rights”
- Library of Congress
- Teaching with Primary Sources Micro-credential Library is open from the National Education Association. Thanks to the Barat Foundation and partners. Info.
- Inquiry with Primary Sources
- Multidisciplinary Civics with Primary Sources
- Culturally Relevant Pedagogy with Primary Sources
- Universal Design for Learning with Primary Sources
- The American Lawyers Alliance will recognize Teacher of the Year Kelley Brown and two others in a virtual award ceremony August 11, 2021, at 11:00 a.m. Central Time. Zoom link.
- Next issue of History eNews is August 11. Submit items to email@example.com by August 3.
EVENTS @ EMERGING AMERICA - Info & Registration.
Mark your calendars for these Emerging America courses and workshops. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
HISTORY AND CIVICS EDUCATION COURSES
PDPs / OR optional grad credit available from Westfield State University.
Introduction to Elementary Inquiry Using History's Mysteries - ONLINE
- August 11, 4-5:30pm Eastern Time. Info
- History’s Mysteries are ready-to-use K-5 curriculum units featuring student investigation of primary sources
- Each unit includes three or more mysteries, each fully addressing an engaging topic for grades K-5
- Webinar is an opportunity for teachers to become familiar with History’s Mysteries and ask authors Kelley Brown and Laurie Risler questions.
A PREVIEW OF FALL OFFERINGS (Registration will open in mid-August)
ONLINE - Accessing Inquiry for English Learners through Primary Sources (1 graduate credit)
Develop a Mystery for Your Own Classroom - History's Mysteries Institute (3 graduate credits)
EMERGING AMERICA WEBINARS & CONFERENCES
See complete list of short webinars, poster presentations, and more.
- July 29, 7:30pm Eastern Time. - Rich Cairn - Empowering Learners through History and Civics of People with Disabilities. NCHE Critical Conversations series. Info.
Contact Rich Cairn email@example.com to schedule Accessing Inquiry and other professional development workshops remotely in your school district or region in 2021.
NEWS FROM THE LIBRARY OF CONGRESS
- Create Your National Book Festival Experience
- Library of Congress Magazine - July-August - Travel Posters.
- Of the People Initiative - Grants to Support Individuals and Organizations - Funded by Mellon Foundation
TPS Teachers Network - Teachers with interest in working with primary sources are welcome to join this network. Featured this week - (log in to see DISCUSSIONS; no log-in needed for ALBUMS):
- INSIDER POST: TPS Goes Back to the (Physical) Classroom
- DISCUSSION: History’s Mysteries: Wampanoag Artifacts
You may link directly to these resources.
- ALBUM: Book Backdrop: The First Amendment in Action
- ALBUM: Lesson: Bridge Discovery (Quadratic Equations)
- ALBUM: Can Everyone Vote?
- ALBUM: Primary Sources and Picture Books: Horse Power: How Horses Changed the World by Jennifer Thermes
- ALBUM: The Suffrage Movement - The Right to Vote - and Equal Rights Amendment
- ALBUM: Book- Separate Is Never Equal
- ALBUM: Final Lesson Plan - The First Amendment Is First For A Reason
Library of Congress Teacher Blog http://blogs.loc.gov/teachers/
- Inspiring the E(ngineering) in STEM by Exploring the Construction of Pop-up Books
DISABILITY HISTORY RESOURCES & UPDATES
- Celebrate Disability Pride Month - Learning for Justice
- Understanding the Americans with Disabilities Act
- Access for All
- The Kennedy That Changed the World - Eunice Shriver-Kennedy, founder of Special Olympics and advocate for people with disabilities. - JFK Library
- August 3-4 - Equity Summit - National Council for History Education. Info.
- August 3, 10, or 17 - 7:30 Eastern Time each day. Learn to Use the Kidcitizen Editor. Info.
- August 7, 1-3pm Eastern Time - outdoors at Historic Northampton - Pioneer Valley History Network meeting - research update on Black Lives in the Connecticut River Valley. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org
- August 18, 4:00-5:30pm Eastern Time - Writing the First Draft Of Justice: The News Media and the Justice System - Discovering Justice and the Moakley Courthouse. Info.
- September 13 - Online course begins - Medieval Africa and Africans - National Humanities Center. Info.
- September 21-22 - Online - Civics Policy Cummit - CivXNow-iCivics. Info.
- December 1-4 - Houston - Association of Educational Service Agencies (AESA) Annual Conference. Info.
- Advocate for BIPOC Mental Health This Year - Learning for Justice
- Economic Summaries for Areas of New England
- Which Came First: Literacy or Social Studies? How Primary Sources Can Bridge the Divide - Elise Langa and Salika A. Lawrence - Excelsior (2021).
- French & Indian War - Mount Vernon
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