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Martin Burrett

American girls read and write better than boys - 3 views

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    "As early as the fourth grade, girls perform better than boys on standardised tests in reading and writing, and as they get older that achievement gap widens even more, according to research published by the American Psychological Association."
Deborah Baillesderr

Colonial House . Interactive History | PBS - 42 views

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    Colonial Interactive history site.
Michael Sheehan

Colonial Williamsburg the Website - The best place to learn about Colonial life - 7 views

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    The best website out there when learning about Colonial America.
Michael Sheehan

Chronicling America - Huge Digital Newspaper Collection from L.O.C. - 1 views

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    Huge digital collection of historic newspapers by the Library of Congress!
Dana Huff

Books That Shaped America - National Book Festival (Library of Congress) - 3 views

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    The Library of Congress shares an exhibition of "Books that Shaped America." Librarian of Congress James H. Billington says that the list is "intended to spark a national conversation on books written by Americans that have influenced our lives, whether they appear on this initial list or not."
Steven Engravalle

Historic American Newspapers - Chronicling America (The Library of Congress) - 94 views

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    Search America's historic newspapers pages from 1836-1922 from Chronicling America (The Library of Congress).  Great for research.
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    Very nice, thanks for sharing.
Jon Tanner

Why Innovation Can't Fix America's Classrooms - Marc Tucker - National - The Atlantic - 1 views

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    This reinforces Scott McLeod's assertion (shared by many others) that we need to have a revolutionary change, not an incremental one.
Carol Mortensen

WWW.History - 75 views

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    "This feature is our annotated guide to the most useful websites for teaching U.S. history and social studies. We have carefully selected and screened each website for quality and provide a paragraph annotation that summarizes the site's content, notes its strengths and weaknesses, and emphasizes its utility for teachers. Information is provided on the type of website (Archive, Electronic Essay, Gateway, Journal, Organization, Syllabi/Assignments) and the type of resource (text, images, audio, and video). Browse sites by topic and time period or look through a list of some of our favorite sites on this page. The full search feature allows you to quickly locate WWW.History resources by topic, time period, keyword, or type."
Allison Haeussler

America on the Sidelines: The United States and World Affairs, 1931-1941 | EDSITEment - 36 views

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    Great interactive site for WWII
Anne McCormack

Faces of America | PBS Video - 42 views

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    Insightful series hosted by Henry Louis Gates, shows how our heritage can unite us or divide us.
Anne McCormack

For Educators | Faces of America | PBS - 20 views

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    Lesson plans that go with the PBS series "Faces of America" hosted by Henry Louis Gates.
Sharon Daniels

America in the 1930s - 0 views

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    Great site to narrow down or explore a topic
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