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Emerging America logo against vista of sky, river, distant mountains.
Date: Oct 13 2022
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EMERGING AMERICA HISTORY eNEWS Vol.
A Native American man in traditional clothes sits with other veterans in a rough encampment.
Date: Oct 5 2022
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Update: Session slides and materials now available

Emerging America logo against vista of sky, river, distant mountains.
Date: Sep 22 2022
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EMERGING AMERICA HISTORY eNEWS Vol.
A woman in a wheelchair with an American flag, sunglasses, and a bullhorn rides down the middle of a rural highway followed by an elected official in a pickup truck.
Date: Sep 12 2022
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By Rich Cairn, Emerging America

At the end of the 2021-2022 school year, Emerging America widely promoted an online survey of teachers to discover how much U.S. students are taught Disability History. Though the response was small, the results offer intriguing insights. The survey will repeat in 2023 and 2024. 

The 36 respondents represented 12 states; 69% were from Emerging Ame…

Streetcar with surgical-mask-wearing conductor, waves goodbye to two men on street wearing hats & overcoats, one wearing improvised mask.
Date: Sep 11 2022
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We are approaching the third winter of education during a pandemic, now with the benefit of experience, vaccines, and the expectation that any school closures will be brief and that in-person learning will remain the norm. Still, the impact of COVID-19 as a teaching challenge that has propelled educators to develop a wide range of digital learning skills and strategies to meet learners where they…
Emerging America logo against vista of sky, river, distant mountains.
Date: Aug 17 2022
Author:
EMERGING AMERICA HISTORY eNEWS Vol.
One of two teachers points at something on a computer screen as they talk.
Date: Aug 9 2022
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Discussion that is always enlightening–sometimes challenging–between social studies teachers and teachers of English as a Second Language (ESL) and Special Education has been one of the most rewarding aspects of teaching Emerging America's Accessing graduate courses across the U.S. since 2016. Such opportunities are too rare. 

Speaking from their rich daily experience, teachers have sha…

Emerging America logo against vista of sky, river, distant mountains.
Date: Jul 13 2022
Author:
EMERGING AMERICA HISTORY eNEWS Vol.
Seven deaf students stand in front of old U.S. flag as they sign the National Anthem
Date: Jul 12 2022
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Updated 07-12-2022

Link to the Reform to Equal Rights curriculum web page. Opening in February, 2023. 

 

A Transformative Story for Humanity 

The disability rights movement has made enormous strides in the American story, going from a group whose very right to exist was questioned, to reconceptualization of the needs and rights of veterans with disabilities ... to a modern…

Poster shows a long-haired teacher's smiling face on a laptop screen. La Teacher.
Date: Jul 5 2022
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Pilot curriculum, join a PLC, and more

Inclusion strategies can energize instruction for all learners and expand opportunities for them to make a difference in their communities. Tap these powerful support resources to explore new ideas and tools in your classroom. 

 

Apply for a Learning for Justice Educator Grant Read about how teacher Wendy Harris used a Learning for Justice…
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