EMERGING AMERICA HISTORY eNEWS Vol. 7, Issue 10 for March 25, 2020
- MOVED ONLINE - April 29 - 3:30-4:45pm EST - Accessing Civic Engagement with Students with Disabilities. Register.
- POSTPONED - Massachusetts Civic Literacy Conference scheduled for May 5 - postponed to early fall.
- Teaching Tolerance - Speaking Up Against Racism Around the New Coronavirus
- MORE RESOURCES FOR TEACHING ONLINE - below.
How will students with disabilities in your community fully participate in Civic Engagement Projects?
Webinar April 29 - 3:30-4:45pm EST. Register.
EVENTS @ EMERGING AMERICA - Info & Registration.
HISTORY AND CIVICS EDUCATION COURSES
PDPs / OR optional grad credit available from Westfield State University for 15-hour courses.
- Accessing Civic Engagement with Students with Disabilities. Launching the discussion. Introducing resources, strategies, and tools. Facilitators: Rich Cairn & Alison Noyes. Register.
- April 29 - 3:30-4:45pm EST - 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. PDPs or 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:
- Check out many great resources posted in the TPS Teaching Online with Primary Sources group:
- Various sources for online lessons using primary sources
- Quick and Easy Online Teaching Tool Guide
- List of Web Meeting and Webinar Tools
- Comparison to the Home Front
- Connecting government responses to a health crises in 1894 to the Coronavirus Pandemic
- The sad story of Typhoid Mary - who did not isolate
- Leverage KidCitizen Episodes for Distance Learning
- Believe in the Power of Your Own Story: Connect Your Story to America’s Story
- Using the Question Formulation Technique Online with Google Docs
- Insider Post - Primary Source Teachers Wear the Crown
Library of Congress Teacher Blog http://blogs.loc.gov/teachers/
Expanding Historical Narratives about Rosa Parks Using Primary Sources
- March 25 - 6-7pm. Coronavirus: Maintaining Healthy Schools and Preparing for Online Learning. Facing History webinar expert panel. Info & Register.
- March 26, 2020 4-5pm Coronavirus: Teaching Complex Current Events and Supporting Student Well-Being. Panel of Facing History, PBS NewsHour Extra, and the AFT. Info & Register.
- March 25 - 10 AM - History of New York - Weekly Webinars: Grade 2 History and Geography - Information about weekly Zoom sessions
- March 26 - 7pm - Primary Source - Opening Minds. Inspiring Change. Annual Spring Benefit - Information and Registration
RESOURCES FOR TEACHING ONLINE:
- Teaching Tolerance: Teaching Through Coronavirus: What Educators Need Right Now
- Facing History and Ourselves:
- iCivics - A love letter to educators and parents during school closures.
- Preparing to Take School Online: 10 Tips to make it work.
- Flip grid app. Free. Promotes active student participation during online learning.
- inquiRED - Together When Apart: Tips for Distance Learning
- MCN Guide to Virtual Museum Resources - [A vast list!’ - RC]
- Mikva Challenge - Online Civic Engagement Resources.
- Re-imagining Migration - Many online resources!
- Constitutional Rights Foundation - Civic Action Projects Student Discussions.
- National History Day YouTube Channel - Webinars related to teaching virtually
- New York Historical Society Online
- Bill of Rights Institute - Over 3,000 Digitally Accessible Lessons and Activities
- Social Studies School Service - Currently being offered free
- Ford’s Theater - Online Resources
- #HistoriansGuideto2020 - Collection of resources on the 2020 national election. Curated by Washington Post, includes student-view.
- #sschat - Regular teacher-lead professional development in Twitter.
- Massachusetts Student Government Day - http://www.doe.mass.edu/scholarships/sgd/
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