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Deborah Baillesderr

Photos For Class - The quick and safe way to find and cite images for class! - 107 views

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    Creative commons photos properly attributed.
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    "Photos For Class Search now to download properly attributed, Creative Commons photos for school!" Age appropriate images Automatic citation Creative Commons
Michael Sheehan

12 Terrific World War II resources you may not have seen - 8 views

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    Explore the triumphs and tragedy of WWII with these 12 websites.
Gerald Carey

40 Maps That Will Help You Make Sense of the World «TwistedSifter - 75 views

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    "40 Maps That Will Help You Make Sense of the World" but you wouldn't want to use all of them in the classroom!
Doug Brunner

Google World Wonders Project - 126 views

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    Explore the world's wonders.
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    Amazing set of photos and much more detailed info, videos, etc. of over 100 places on earth - sorted by continent and country. Great for SS and more.
Ian Jenkinson

Searching the Web - 7 views

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    Weblinks on issues of interest to humanities studies.
Josh Flores

Common Core Curriculum Maps | - 152 views

    • Josh Flores
       
      Cross Curriculum with Social Studies
  • themes
  • literary forms
  • ...9 more annotations...
  • grasp the relationship between local concerns and universal questions
  • literature from around the world
  • Russian
  • Asian
  • African/Middle Eastern
  • flexibility
  • Latin American
  • select three out of the four
  • historical and cultural context
Josh Flores

12 Most Common Themes in Literature - Life123 - 121 views

    • Josh Flores
       
      First, begin with a wall poster stating the difference between Theme, Topic, and Plot
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      Narrow it down to 3-6 examples of a Theme Poster for a classroom resource.
  • Most Common Themes in Literature
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  • What Is a Theme?
  • differs from the plot
  • plot is what the characters do
  • a message
  • theme is the lesson or moral
  • describes an opinion about life, human nature or elements of society
  • Man Struggles Against Nature
  • Man Struggles Against Societal Pressure
  • Crime
  • Does Not Pay
  • Overcoming Adversity
  • The Importance of Family
  • balance
  • Human Beings All Have the Same Needs
  • Death
  • Sacrifices
  • Love is
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      Love: Use Romeo & Juliet movie poster? http://skyview.vansd.org/bquestad/rjhomepg.jpg
Josh Flores

The Innovative Educator: Developing an Authentic ePortfolio - 139 views

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      DANG!
  • real world
  • School shouldn’t be preparing you for more school. Should be preparing students for the world,
BTerres

Geocube - The world of Geography at your fingertips - 115 views

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    Geocube…… re-inventing the way to explore Geography The world of Geography at your fingertips and just a mouse click away! Geocube is an attractive online resource about Geography. Geocube is based on the principle of the Rubik Cube with six faces and 54 topics. It is a virtual and easily accessible website which is available online for free. Move the Geocube around with your mouse and explore the faces and topics.Geocube provides an accessible way to read, see and watch what Geography is and geographers do. This is a European initiative developed by HERODOT, the European Network for Geography in Higher Education and is available to anyone who is interested in Geography.
A Strang

Top 50 Web 2.0 Tools (50 Web 2.0 Tools Your Students Want You to Use) - 263 views

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    This is a great idea but the site itself gave me an instant headache because of the color combination, could it be toned down?
Trevor Cunningham

World Digital Library Home - 13 views

shared by Trevor Cunningham on 17 Sep 09 - Cached
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    World Digital Libary
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    It's happening!
anonymous

Perry-Castañeda Library Map Collection - UT Library Online - 0 views

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    "Google Earth (earth.google.com) works wonders but loves to crash on older computers. Try the University of Texas at Austin's renowned Perry-Castañeda Library Virtual Map Room for a wide array of PDF maps from around the globe."
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