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Date: May 2 2022
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How to empower students by participating in IEP and 504 team meetings

By Laurel Peltier, Collaborative for Educational Services

Emerging America has benefitted at key moments from Laurel's deep experience as a teacher and leader in support of students with disabilities. We are pleased to add her insights on ways that History and Civics teachers can support IEP and 504 teams to the Acce…

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Date: Apr 13 2022
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EMERGING AMERICA HISTORY eNEWS Vol.
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Date: Apr 3 2022
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In this blog post, we offer a variety of teaching resources, and invite you to plan to join us for the July course “Emerging America: Immigration Issues in Perspective for Diverse Students.”

 

President Roosevelt, touring Ellis Island

Streetcar with surgical-mask-wearing conductor, waves goodbye to two men on street wearing hats & overcoats, one wearing improvised mask.
Date: Apr 2 2022
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May, 2022 

We are coming toward the end of another year of education during a pandemic. This page is being updated less frequently, since by now we have more experience than we had when this resource was begun. Still, new resources are being published, and teachers around the US are facing circumstances that continue to change. Please forward anything you think will be of interest…

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Date: Mar 9 2022
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EMERGING AMERICA HISTORY eNEWS Vol. 9, Issue 3 for March 9, 2022

 

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Date: Mar 4 2022
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Updated 07-15-2022

By Leah Bueso

Civic Engagement Research Group, University of California, Riverside

 

“Disability is a natural part of the human experience and in no way diminishes the right of individuals to participate in or contribute to society.”

- Individuals with Disabilities Education Act of 2004 

The first time I read Congress’s state…

Emerging America logo against vista of sky, river, distant mountains.
Date: Feb 9 2022
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EMERGING AMERICA HISTORY eNEWS Vol.
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Date: Feb 7 2022
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Updated 05-21-2022

Read “Massachusetts Passes Genocide Education Legislation" by Emerging America's Rich Cairn in June's Abraham Lincoln Brigade Archives The Volunteer. 

In December 2021, Massachusetts became the 20th state to pass legislation requiring that every student learn about genocide. (See the Massachusetts law.) The law pointedly requires that students learn about hu…

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Date: Feb 2 2022
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Wendy Harris teaches at Metro Deaf School in St. Paul, Minnesota. She has been a classroom teacher for Deaf students of all ages since 2003 and currently splits her teaching duties between high school social studies and teaching braille and other skills to the school’s DeafBlind students ages 2-21.

Re-post of the lesson introduction from February, 2021

This school year [2020-2021], man…

Emerging America logo against vista of sky, river, distant mountains.
Date: Jan 12 2022
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EMERGING AMERICA HISTORY eNEWS Vol.