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"Civil Disobedience" excerpt seminar

"Civil Disobedience" excerpt seminar

Discovering Jamestown.  Lesson plans and an Electronic Classroom adventure.  Nice site for elementary and middle school aged kids.

Lesson plans and an Electronic Classroom adventure. Nice site for elementary and middle school aged kids.

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In today's culture we tend to rely on technology more than needed. I thought this was a good list of how kids may take advantage of technology and what it is meant to be used for. "Technology is a tool, not a learning outcome.

Plagiarism #UALVoice

Kate Hart: Citing Sources: A Quick and Graphic Guide to Avoiding Plagiarism. Harry Potter characters give examples of what is/isn't plagiarizing :) This would look great in my classroom

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In the animated Vox video "The Myth of Race, Debunked in 3 Minutes," journalist Jenée Desmond Harris explains that the nebulous concept of race is a contrived social construct, but does not have an...

Vox Explains Race as a Contrived Social Construct Rather than a Biological Determination

In the animated Vox video "The Myth of Race, Debunked in 3 Minutes," journalist Jenée Desmond Harris explains that the nebulous concept of race is a contrived social construct, but does not have an...

Library of Congress - Exploring the Early Americas:  The Jay I. Kislak Collection - features selections from the more than 3,000 rare maps, documents, paintings, prints and artifacts that make up the Jay I. Kislak Collection at the Library of Congress.  This is divided into three major themes:  Pre-Contact America; Explorations and Encounters; and Aftermath of the Encounter.  Use & cite maps, documents, paintings, etc. from this site to write a detailed summary about exploration of the…

The discovery of these American Civilizations led to Empires competing for land in the area, leading to conflicts between warring powers. Pirates also flourished during this time, capturing Spanish Galleons.

50+Ways - Flickr Five Frame Stories

50+Ways - Flickr Five Frame Stories

Well, first citizenship, which is formally defined as “the quality of an individual’s response to membership in a community.” This makes citizenship far more complex than a simple legal matter, but rather one that consists of self-knowledge, interaction, and intimate knowledge of a place, its people, and its cultural history.

Awesome Digital Citizenship Graphic for your Classroom ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning. An example of technology using still imagery.

FREE materials from Stanford Univ. to teach media literacy to teens. #free #highschool #middleschool

Teach Your Child to Read - FREE materials from Stanford Univ. to teach media literacy to teens. - Give Your Child a Head Start, and.Pave the Way for a Bright, Successful Future.

Cortes Letters Abridged

Cortes Letters Abridged

The Federalist Papers Archive teachingamericanhistory.org

The Federalist Papers Archive teachingamericanhistory.org

Ethnocentrism Video - video defines ethnocentrism.  Note an example of ethnocentric behavior that you have witnessed in your life in your community or in school.  How might you change this?

Ethnocentrism Video - In elementary school, I witnessed ethnocentrism in the form of prejudice, but it died off when people realized we are all equal.

A secret agreement among pirate hunters, signed by Captain William Kidd, 1696. (Gilder Lehrman Collection)

A secret agreement among pirate hunters, signed by Captain William Kidd, (Gilder Lehrman Collection)

John Winthrop, "A Model of Christian Charity" & Roger Williams, A Key into the Language of America

John Winthrop, "A Model of Christian Charity" & Roger Williams, A Key into the Language of America

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