This post appeared in edited form in the Daily Hampshire Gazette column Chalk Talk, on November 18, 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…
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…
Updated 07-12-2022Link 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…