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Deborah Baillesderr

Big History Project - 36 views

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    "JOURNEY THROUGH 13.8 BILLION YEARS"
Tricia Hunt

How to Teach with Technology: Social Studies | Edutopia - 74 views

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      I find that having a "back channel" conversation during a presentation to actually do the opposite.  I am so busy commenting on what was just presented that I miss what is being talked about next.
  • "I think it's a good idea to use Skype (10) for learning about other states and countries.
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      I like the idea of Skyping with people from other countries.  I could get the kids to come up with a list of questions first.  My biggest question is HOW do I connect/find someone from another country?
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  • For more information on Lykowski's Global Explorers Project (including rubrics and other resources), go to Global Explorers (13).
  • FreePoverty is a geography game that presents you with a city or landmark. You have a short amount of time (5-10 seconds) to locate it on a map. The closer you are to the target, the more cups of water are donated to people in need around the world. (FreePoverty is seeking a nonprofit organization to work with to help turn the site's revenues into water donations.)
Carmen Marty

Google Cultural Institute - 22 views

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    One word..Awesome!
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    Collections from museums around the world.
Deborah Baillesderr

UH - Digital History - 10 views

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    US History resource - nice
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    Lots of American History resources for variety of topics
Elizabeth Kahn

Science and Technology of WWII - 59 views

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    Interactive website from the National WWII Museum in New Orleans with STEM resources for teaching the science and technology of WWII. 
Glenda Carmack

The Living Room Candidate - 0 views

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    Political ads should be studied and dissected to separate truth from the sensational 
Doug Brunner

Kidipede - History for Kids - Homework Help for Middle School Social Studies - 133 views

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    A good general history site covering ancient civilisations from across the world. http://ictmagic.wikispaces.com/History
Beth Panitz

BrainPOP | September 11th - 47 views

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    Free resource explaining the September 11 terrorist attacks on America to kids.
Jennifer Carey

The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History . Home - 57 views

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    If you aren't familiar with the institute, they have loads of free resources for US History teachers at all levels - including primary sources, images, and lesson plans. You can also apply, for free, to be an associated institution which will give you access to even more material!
Jennifer Carey

Animaps - Create and view beautifully informative animated maps, for free! - 96 views

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    This online mapping tool lets you make an timed animated route and add photos, text and links at various positions along the journey. Feels a bit like a map-based PowerPoint and timeline. http://ictmagic.wikispaces.com/PSHE,+RE,+Citizenship,+Geography+&+Environmental
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    Animaps extends the My Maps feature of Google Maps by letting you create maps with markers that move, images and text that pop up on cue, and lines and shapes that change over time.
Jenine Owens

Qtopia - 57 views

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    Free resources for learning
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    Qtopia is an online learning platform that offers thousands of ready-to-use activities, motivating games, avatar features, online homework access with automatic grading, in-classroom review modes, and the ability for educators to use 'as is' or completely customize the learning experienc
Deborah Baillesderr

USA Geography - Map Game - Geography Online Games - 131 views

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    USA map to practice states & capitals
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    Great site to help students with states, capitals, landforms, etc.
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