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Date: Jan 13 2021
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EMERGING AMERICA HISTORY eNEWS Vol. 8, Issue 2 for January 13, 2021 NEWS

Western Mass Social Studies Leaders PLC - Jan. 20, 3:30-5pm Eastern. All welcome to open discussion. Contact rcairn@collaborative.org for zoom link. 

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Date: Jan 6 2021
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EMERGING AMERICA HISTORY eNEWS Vol 8, issue 1 for January 6, 2021 NEWS

The Massachusetts Legislature passed and Governor signed $1.5 million in funding for Civic Engagement! 

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Date: Dec 18 2020
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December 18, 2020 Update: Newly added to the Kindergarten unit: Mystery #4, HOW DOES A TRADITION BECOME A HOLIDAY? about Juneteenth. 

                                         

"What has excited my kids most is the chance to be detectives. They look forward to the days of the week when they get to hunt for clues."

-2nd Grade Teacher

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Emerging America logo against vista of sky, river, distant mountains.
Date: Dec 16 2020
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EMERGING AMERICA HISTORY eNEWS Vol. 7, Issue 33 for December 16, 2020

 

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Date: Dec 2 2020
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EMERGING AMERICA HISTORY eNEWS Vol. 7, Issue 32 for December 2, 2020 NEWS

TONIGHT: Dec. 2 , 7pm Eastern Time - Free WGBH webinar: Teach Diverse Stories with Primary Sources and Artifacts. 

Emerging America logo against vista of sky, river, distant mountains.
Date: Nov 18 2020
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EMERGING AMERICA HISTORY eNEWS Vol. 7, Issue 31 for November 18, 2020

 

African-American woman seated at hearing table, speaking, microphone clipped to floral striped dress, her face and indistinct objects above counters behind her reflecting bright lights.
Date: Nov 4 2020
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EMERGING AMERICA HISTORY eNEWS Vol. 7, Issue 30 for November 4, 2020 NEWS The Library of Congress is offering Virtual Workshops for Students.  The Mass Dept. of Elementary & Secondary Ed (DESE) opened a new History & Social Science resource page.  The page has a new Civics Project Guidebook 2.0, including for Remote Learning and Civics Projects.  Nov. 16 - DESE-led “Civics Proje…
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Date: Oct 21 2020
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EMERGING AMERICA HISTORY eNEWS Vol. 7, Issue 29 for October 21, 2020

 

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Date: Oct 7 2020
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EMERGING AMERICA HISTORY eNEWS Vol. 7, Issue 27 for October 7, 2020 NEWS

RECOMMENDED: Northeast Regional Conference for the Social Studies (NERC) 2020 will be online!

Colorful book cover shows a drawing of a girl, blonde hair falling over a sky blue sweatband on her forehead, pulling herself forward with her arms on a grey stone step, only her head, shoulders and arms visible. Blurred crowds are visible on both sides of her. Above her are the words "All the Way to the Top".
Date: Oct 2 2020
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Pairing Picture Books with Primary Sources: Primary Source Sets from Missouri School Librarian Tom Bober Feature Disability History Bober’s new Primary Source Podcast compliments his KnowledgeQuest blog posts on picture books and primary sources

People familiar with the work of Emerging America will know that our Accessing Inquiry project and clearinghouse of resources offers one of the best…