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Walter Antoniotti

Election 2016 - 2 views

These one-page 2016 Election Issues may be of interest. http://www.textbooksfree.org/Election%20Issues%202016.htm

education resources Learning teaching civics history political science

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Nigel Coutts

Learning from History - 17 views

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    There is an innate beauty and wonder in History. How might we ensure students receive the maximum benefit from their study of History? How do we encourage them to see History as more than content?
Dwayne Abrahams

6 Free Online Resources for Primary Source Documents | Edutopia - 45 views

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    "The Common Core Learning Standards describe the importance of teaching students how to comprehend informational text. They are asked to read closely, make inferences, cite evidence, analyze arguments and interpret words and phrases as they are used in a text. Primary source documents are artifacts created by individuals during a particular period in history. This could be a letter, speech, photograph or journal entry."
Suzanne Neuman

Lesson Plans - Search Education - Google - 45 views

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    The Google Search Education site includes "a series of lessons to help you guide your students to use search meaningfully in their schoolwork and beyond" (Lesson Plans, ¶ 1), plus A Google a Day Challenges in four categories: Culture, Geography, History, and Science. It also provides access to live and recorded training sessions.
darren mccarty

Study for the upcoming Advanced Placement Exams!! - 0 views

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    A collection of multiple choice games on topics across the curriculum, including maths, science and English. http://ictmagic.wikispaces.com/Cross+Curricular
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    Hundreds of practice games for your AP students!!
Tero Toivanen

Maps ETC Homepage - 29 views

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    Historic maps for students & teachers Welcome to ETC's collection of historic maps. Here you will find over 5,000 maps representing many different time periods. A friendly license allows teachers and students to use up to 25 maps in non-commercial school projects without further permission. All maps are available as GIF or JPEG files for screen display as well as in PDF for printing. Use the GIF or JPEG maps for classroom presentations and student websites. Use the PDF maps for displays, bulletin boards, and printed school reports.
Dimitris Tzouris

Historypin | Home - 32 views

  • materials and memories have been pinned by 48,557 users and 1,241 institutions
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    Pin your history to the world
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    This has SO much potential for the classroom! WOW!
Gaby K. Slezák

Web-based timeline software - create timelines - for schools - 84 views

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    "interactive timelines that include videos and image galleries, now you can thanks to a web service brought to you by ChronoFlo and Webalon. TikiToki makes creating online timelines as easy as possible. Sign up for our free, basic account and within almost no time, you could be creating a timeline of your life, of a historical event that interests you or of the life of a great musician or artist... the possibilities are endless."
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    Easy to use Timeline Creation Tool. Create beautiful timelines with different layers and 3D presentation. Price for teachers: $125 a year incl. one silver account incl. up to 25 timelines plus 50 bronze accounts for students to create their own timelines (up to 5 each). Free version: create one timeline only
Bruce Huddleson

DocsTeach - 1 views

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    access to more than 3,000 primary sources from the National Archives
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    Primary search tool from the National Archives. Create activities. Excellent!
atitzel

American Civil War Augmented Reality Project - 32 views

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    A fascinating project designed by teachers to use Augmented Reality to make history come alive. Help spread the word to make this a reality.
David Hilton

ERIC - Education Resources Information Center - World's largest digital library of educ... - 27 views

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    Enormous collection of scholarly articles on education research, many of them available for full-text download.
Michelle DeSilva

Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History Virtual Tour - 19 views

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    The comprehensive virtual tour allows the visitor to take a virtual, self-guided, room-by-room walking tour of the whole museum. The visitor can navigate from room to room either by using a floor map or by following blue arrow links connecting the rooms. Camera icons indicate hotspots where the visitor can get a close-up on a particular object or exhibit panel.
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    The comprehensive virtual tour allows the visitor to take a virtual, self-guided, room-by-room walking tour of the whole museum. The visitor can navigate from room to room either by using a floor map or by following blue arrow links connecting the rooms. Camera icons indicate hotspots where the visitor can get a close-up on a particular object or exhibit panel.
Kathleen N

Tweets from the beyond: John Quincy Adams Twittering - 0 views

  • Starting today, the Massachusetts Historical Society will be offering up excerpts from John Quincy Adams' line-a-day diary as tweets. The diary entries track Adams' voyage to Russia, which kicked off on Aug. 5, 1809. Two hundred years after Adams' journey began, accounts of his trip and his ensuing work as the first American ambassador to Russia will be chronicled daily on Twitter.
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    Starting today, the Massachusetts Historical Society will be offering up excerpts from John Quincy Adams' line-a-day diary as tweets. The diary entries track Adams' voyage to Russia, which kicked off on Aug. 5, 1809. Two hundred years after Adams' journey began, accounts of his trip and his ensuing work as the first American ambassador to Russia will be chronicled daily on Twitter.
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