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WarMuseum.ca - History of the First World War - Battles and Fighting - 0 views

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    A very useful site for teaching about Canada's role in WWI
Daniel Ballantyne

Arab spring: an interactive timeline of Middle East protests | World news | guardian.co.uk - 12 views

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    A great tool for students to use to understand the sequence of events in the Arab Spring and to understand historical significance. 
    It would be interesting to ask students to compare international responses to the various uprisings and ask them to make a judgement about the fairness of each response.
Daniel Ballantyne

WW2 Tweets from 1939 (realtimewwii) on Twitter - 10 views

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    Day by day accounts & pics from WWII on twitter... could be a good discussion starter
Daniel Ballantyne

Prohibition: Home | PBS - 6 views

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    A great site for information and resources on Prohibition in the US.
Daniel Ballantyne

Prohibition: Watch Videos - A Nation of Drunkards | PBS - 7 views

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    An excellent series on prohibition America.
Daniel Ballantyne

Create timelines, share them on the web | Timetoast timelines - 9 views

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    A quick and easy timeline creator. 
Daniel Ballantyne

Behold | Search High Quality Flickr Images - 9 views

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    Search engine for creative commons images
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logolarge2.png (230×65) - 7 views

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    search engine for creative commons images
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    Oops! this is just the logo for behold... just ignore.
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OTR.Network Library (The Old Time Radio Network) - 7 views

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    A huge resource for historical radio programs. We have a group assignment where students create their own radio show and this would provide some good resources for demonstrating historical format, content and language.
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http://www.otffeo.on.ca/english/pro/resource_package.pdf - 12 views

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    Excellent PDF resource for teaching critical inquiry. Includes: lesson plans, blackline masters, and readings. 
    A very clear explanation and process for nurturing better quality thinking in the classroom from teachers and students.
Daniel Ballantyne

The World's Best Countries - Newsweek - 10 views

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    An interactive tool to explore rankings of various countries according to a number of criteria (education, health, economic performance etc.). Could be useful in discussing what makes a good country and how your own country measures up to others.
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Internet Detective | Home - 21 views

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    Great tool for teaching students how to evaluate websites.
Daniel Ballantyne

Historical Atlas of Canada Online Learning Project - 2 views

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    Good tool for displaying historic information on maps. Canada only.
Daniel Ballantyne

Stop Disasters - 9 views

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    Interesting web-based simulation of natural disasters. Students are expected to problem solve how to deal with prepping for a specific disaster with a limited budget. Obvious application in Geography classes but also could be used in History when looking at a specific disaster in history like Hurricane Katrina.
Daniel Ballantyne

Great Unsolved Mysteries in Canadian History - 6 views

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    A great website that uses primary sources to create critical thinking activities for students to solve. Recommended for upper level high school students.
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