EMERGING AMERICA HISTORY eNEWS Vol. 7, Issue 29 for October 21, 2020
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Lisa Schur and Doug Kruse, researchers at the Rutgers University School of Management and Labor Relations, address the history and current trends in voting by people with disabilities in this article from the NY Times.
EVENTS @ EMERGING AMERICA - Info & Registration.
Preview of Winter-Spring 2021 courses - enrollment opens soon.
- Accessing Inquiry for Students with Disabilities through Primary Sources
- Accessing Inquiry for English Learners through Primary Sources
- America and World Fascism: From the Spanish Civil War to Nuremberg and Beyond
- The Right to Privacy: "The Most Valued and Comprehensive Right"
- History’s Mysteries
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 - (No Login Required to View Albums!)
- Primary Source Album: U.S. education of Deaf students shaped by English Learner expert born elsewhere
- Primary Source Album: Dust Bowl Out of the Dust Depression Era
- Primary Source Album: Campaign Ephemera - Buttons, posters, etc.
- Primary Source Album: 9/11
- Primary Source Album: Choosing and Using Primary Sources with Students in K-2
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Library of Congress Teacher Blog http://blogs.loc.gov/teachers/
- Photography as a Window into Historic Protests (featuring Zoom-In strategy)
- Compare and Contrast Student School Experiences with Library of Congress Primary Sources
- Voting by Mail: It’s Nothing New
- Jason Reynolds October Grab the Mic Newsletter
EVENTS (online unless otherwise noted)
- Oct. 22 - 8pm Eastern Time - Reconsidering William Cooper’s Town - Alan Taylor - American Antiquarian Society. Info & Registration.
- Oct. 25 - 4pm - Massachusetts Governor’s Awards in the Humanities Celebration
- Nov. 11, 17, & 18; Dec. 2 & 9 - Making the Case for Elementary Social Studies - Webinar Series - inquirED
- Jan. 5 - Dec. 22 - Tiananmen 1989: Our Shattered Hopes - Asia for Educators
What can we learn about how people have secured equitable political representation in the United States by examining case studies from Lowell’s past and present?
Tsongas Industrial History Center’s webinar series explores how underrepresented communities have fought for equitable representation and overcome barriers to civic participation. Historians and educators share content on a civics topic and discuss how to adapt it for the classroom. Companion primary documents and writing prompts. Info and registration: http://uml.edu/tsongas/civics
- Oct. 27, 6:30-7:30 pm Eastern Time - Becoming a Citizen and the Importance of Voting: The Immigrant Experience
- Nov. 10, 6:30-7:30 pm Eastern Time - Lowell’s Immigrant Communities and the Push for Equitable Voting Representation
- Nov. 17, 6:30-7:30pm Eastern Time - Activating Youth Voices
Centering Indigenous Sovereignty on Stolen Land Though History and Strategy with Northeast Farmers of Color Land Trust
Oct. 21, 5-6:30pm Eastern Time - Stephanie Morningstar, Executive Director of the Trust, to learn about the history and effects of land dispossession and strategies the Trust is exploring to repair colonial harm by working alongside Indigenous communities to listen and learn through open conversations with respect to their wishes for land in their territories. Part of Karuna Center for Peacebuilding's local history and dialogue series, Erasure and Restoration: An Exploration of Past and Present in the Kwinitekw Valley's Indigenous Communities. https://www.karunacenter.org/erasure-and-restoration/
- Building Democracy for All - Bob Maloy and Torrey Trust
- Election 2020 Choice Board - from Building Democracy for All (see previous item)
- U.S. Census web page on voting patterns offers tons of great data in easy-to-access graphs and interactives!
- Join the iCivics Educator Network
- NewsFeed Defenders - Media Literacy - iCivics
- Presidential Elections Lesson Plans - Citizen U - Barat Foundation
- National Council for History Education has a NEW WEBSITE! www.ncheteach.org
- Queer America - LGBTQ+ Month - Teaching Tolerance
- Smithsonian National Museum of Asian Art Virtual Field Trips
- Free Virtual Lessons from Social Studies School Service
- The Twenty-Fifth Amendment - Lesson - Bill of Rights Institute
Also See Resources for Education During a Pandemic for compilation.
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