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Hi Judith:
Reminder...I'd like to send a Thank You to some of the behind-the-scenes
folks at Am Mem.  Please grab me some e-mail addresses so I can thank the
plane/hotel person, etc.etc.

xx
d

Debbie Abilock
The Nueva School
6565 Skyline Blvd.
Hillsborough, CA 94010
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"It is important that students bring a certain ragamuffin barefoot
irreverence to their studies; they are not here to worship what is known,
but to question it."  (Jacob Bronowski)
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> -----Original Message-----
> From: American Memory Fellows [mailto:[log in to unmask]]On Behalf Of
> Judith K. Graves
> Sent: Wednesday, November 25, 1998 9:20 AM
> To: Multiple recipients of list AMFELLOWS
> Subject: where is everybody?
>
>
> Hi to everyone,
> Hate to admit it, but we've all been very busy.  Still, keeping connected
> is important.  So - here's what we've been doing....
>
> This last week was the National Council for the Social Studies conference.
> We had a booth on the exhibits floor and I gave a presentation
> with the ed.
> reps from National Archives and the Peace Corps.
>
> At the booth, we met many people who had just come on line and wanted to
> know what we had.  We gave away 2000 posters of Migrant Mother (ran out at
> 10:30 on Sunday).  The presentation was well received also.  Working with
> colleagues from other federal agencies was beneficial for the participants
> as well as for us.  Our materials are complimentary and it was good to
> demonstrate this to everyone.
>
> We did the presentation low tech - paper handouts and overhead
> transparencies!  For this audience and for the content of the presentation
> (Making a Difference with Primary Sources), it was the best method.
>
> If anyone has any "wish I had done it this way" or "glad I had this to
> show" or "thank goodness no one asked ....", please write.  We are in the
> process - this year - of developing workshop frameworks, both virtual and
> real-time.  The goal is for these to be available for Fellows, et al, to
> pull these things off our website to use in local, district, etc. staff
> development moments.
>
> Any tips from any of you would benefit all of you!
>
> Hope all is going well with the 98 Fellows and their lesson development.
> The 97 Fellows know exactly what you are going through!  If 98s have any
> questions or need any suggestions, please feel free to ask a question to
> the list.  I bet you'll find someone who's been there, done that, and
> figured out a way around it.  As the saying goes, the 97s have walked a
> mile in those moccasins!
>
> Happy Thanksgiving to everyone,
> Judy, m.h.
>
>
> At 07:13 AM 11/18/98 -0800, you wrote:
> >Hi Lydia, Mel, Marilyn and all our AMFriends,
> >I must admit that I've been one of those who has been lax about
> >corresponding.  Perhaps because Cynthia and I have been working to create
> >this unit at breakneck speed...and deliver it completely by the first
> >semester.
> >
> >We do want to tell you that America 1900 airs tonight and we
> couldn't have
> >*wished* for a better synchronicity with our project.  See their
> web site at
> >http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/pages/amex/1900/index.html
> >
> >We've asked the kids to create a newspaper or magazine from
> their month of
> >birth and this resource will be of tremendous help in giving them the
> >background and suggestions.
> >http://www.nueva.pvt.k12.ca.us/~debbie/library/curriculum/20c/190
> 0-1930/cale
> >ndar/cal2.html
> >
> >
> >> -----Original Message-----
> >> From: American Memory Fellows [mailto:[log in to unmask]]On Behalf Of
> >> LYDIA DIMARTINO
> >> Sent: Wednesday, November 18, 1998 6:06 AM
> >> To: Multiple recipients of list AMFELLOWS
> >> Subject: Re: 9th graders' oral histories found
> >>
> >>
> >> Congrats to Mel and Marilyn!!!   What a great idea for the
> conference to
> >> post happenings on the web, also!  I am going to suggest KETC do the
> >> same.
> >> I must admit, that I am more than a bit disappointed that the
> AM fellows
> >> have not been conferring, conversing and conniving? more online.  Where
> >> in the !!@$#% IS everybody, and what are you doing?  I realize that we
> >> are approaching (if not already IN) the busiest time of the year, but
> >> 1999 is just around the corner, and time is running out.
> >> Is there someplace else that I should be looking?
> >> Hope to hear what some of you have been up to.
> >> Lydia DiMartino
> >> Burgin Independent Schools
> >> 1998/1999 American Memory Fellow
> >>
> >>
> >> > ----------
> >> > From:         Mel Sanchez[SMTP:[log in to unmask]]
> >> > Reply To:     American Memory Fellows
> >> > Sent:         Tuesday, November 17, 1998 3:40 PM
> >> > To:   Multiple recipients of list AMFELLOWS
> >> > Subject:      Re: 9th graders' oral histories found
> >> >
> >> > Marilyn Frenz and I made our second presentation at a Technology
> >> > Conference in Monterey.
> >> >
> >> > See Marilyn and I present at:
> >> >
> >> > http://www.cholla.net/conf/tech.98/
> >> >
> >> > More details later,
> >> >
> >> > Mel
> >> > ==
> >> > Mel Sanchez
> >> > Santa Ana High School
> >> > 520 W. Walnut
> >> > Santa Ana, CA  92701
> >> > 714-567-4900
> >> > fax 714-567-4952
> >> >
> >> > _________________________________________________________
> >> > DO YOU YAHOO!?
> >> > Get your free @yahoo.com address at http://mail.yahoo.com
> >> >
> >>
> >
> -------------------------------------------------------
> Judith K. Graves
> Education Resources Specialist
> National Digital Library Program
> Library of Congress
> Washington, D.C.  20540-1320
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