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Humanities Resources - Cornerstone College (Mt Barker, SA) The Scale of the Universe 2. 40 Maps That Will Help You Make Sense of the World. If you’re a visual learner like myself, then you know maps, charts and infographics can really help bring data and information to life.

40 Maps That Will Help You Make Sense of the World

Maps can make a point resonate with readers and this collection aims to do just that. Hopefully some of these maps will surprise you and you’ll learn something new. A few are important to know, some interpret and display data in a beautiful or creative way, and a few may even make you chuckle or shake your head. If you enjoy this collection of maps, the Sifter highly recommends the r/MapPorn sub reddit. 26 Pictures Will Make You Re-Evaluate Your Entire Existence. NatGeo Mapmaker Interactive.

Creative Routines. “We all have the same 24 hours that Beyoncé has” and its various iterations took the web by storm in late 2013 as the megastar became the figurehead of not only having it all, but being able to somehow do it all too.

Creative Routines

How do creatives – composers, painters, writers, scientists, philosophers – find the time to produce their opus? Mason Currey investigated the rigid Daily Rituals that hundreds of creatives practiced in order to carve out time, every day, to work their craft. Some kept to the same disciplined regimen for decades while others locked in patterns only while working on specific works. Creative Routines Poster. 40 Maps That Will Help You Make Sense of the World. If you’re a visual learner like myself, then you know maps, charts and info graphics can really help bring data and information to life.

40 Maps That Will Help You Make Sense of the World

Maps can make a point resonate with readers and this collection aims to do just that. Hopefully some of these maps will surprise you and you’ll learn something new. A few are important to know, some interpret and display data in a beautiful or creative way, and a few may even make you chuckle or shake your head.

British War Poetry-WWI. Back to Modern History SourceBook Siegfried Sassoon (1886-1967):"How to Die" Link to Collected Poems [At Columbia] Wilfred Owen (1893-1918):"Anthem for a Doomed Youth" Link to Collected Poems [At Toronto] Wilfred Owen: "Dulce et Decorum Est"Herbert Read (1893-1968): "The Happy Warrior"W.N.Hodgson (1893-1916): "Before Action"Wilfred Gibson (1878-1962) "Back"Link to Collected Poems [At Columbia] Philip Larkin (1922-1985): "MCMXIV" Link to Poems [At Hooked.net]

British War Poetry-WWI

V I K I N G S : T H E   N O R T H   A T L A N T I C   S A G A. Prehistory-1500s. Tip: Press ctrl and F (or Command and F on a Mac) to perform a keyword search of this page.

Prehistory-1500s

To keyword search all Best of History Web Sites pages use the search engine located on each page. Pre-Colonial Web Sites The Sport of Life and Death: The Mesoamerican BallgameThe Sport of Life and Death was voted Best Overall Site for 2002 by Museums and the Web and has won a slew of other web awards. Historica Canada. The Best of the Humanities on the Web. Explorers Theme Page.

Explorers Theme Page This "Theme Page" has links to two types of resources related to the study of explorers.

Explorers Theme Page

Students and teachers will find curricular resources (information, content...) to help them learn about this topic. In addition, there are also links to instructional materials (lesson plans) which will help teachers provide instruction in this theme. Please read our disclaimer. Four Directions Teachings.com - Aboriginal Online Teachings and Resource Centre - © 2006 - 2012 All Rights Reserved 4D Interactive Inc., a subsidiary of Invert Media Inc. To read the PDF Format files you will need Acrobat Reader: Teachers Resource Kit: Download here (PDF Format) - Download in HTML Format Audio mp3 (All Narration): Listen to the Audio Our Collection of Digitized Photos: Click here We are always aiming to make our sites the best they can be and would like to hear your feedback on this educational and interactive site.

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Send us an email by clicking here to let us know what you like, dislike, feel we should expand upon, etc. To read the PDF Format files you will need Acrobat Reader: Teachers Resource Kit: Download here (PDF Format) - Download in HTML Format. THE BIG MYTH. World History : HyperHistory. Horrible Histories on BBC1. Aboriginal Perspectives. Gapminder: Unveiling the beauty of statistics for a fact based world view. Play online, learn online and feed the hungry.

Hark, a vagrant: 366. Images of the New World. Activity 1.

Images of the New World

Early English Ideas About the Natives of North America What did the arriving Europeans think of the people they encountered? The following activities will help students begin to formulate ideas about this key issue in early colonization. Just another WordPress.com site. Just another WordPress.com site. S online. Introduction - Moving Here, Staying Here. The Canadian Immigrant Experience. Welcome to Library and Archives Canada's (LAC) new online exhibition Moving Here, Staying Here.

Introduction - Moving Here, Staying Here. The Canadian Immigrant Experience

The Canadian Immigrant Experience. This ambitious project was developed with two key goals in mind. The first was to facilitate improved access for genealogists and other researchers to some of LAC's frequently used immigration documents, such as passenger lists and land grants. The Rebellions of 1837-1838. In 1837 and 1838, insurrections exploded in Lower and Upper Canada.

The Rebellions of 1837-1838

While moderates wanted to reform the political system, radicals yearned to fundamentally change society. HISTORICAL CONTEXTIt was an economically difficult time. The Patriotes Rebellion. Quebec 1837-1839. Canada in the Making - Constitutional History. This section deals with the period after the rebellions in 1837 and 1838. In the decade that followed, responsible government gradually came closer into being, until, at last, it became a reality in 1848. The Durham Report The Reaction: Britain The Reaction: Lower Canada The Reaction: Upper Canada The Path Forward: Sydenham's Instructions The Act of Union, 1840 Slipping Backward Lord Elgin Brings New Hope The Emergence of Cabinet Government Responsible Cabinet Government Tested: Lord Elgin Passes the Rebellion Losses Bill The Evolution of Cabinet Government Other Interesting or Important Documents The Durham Report The Durham Report was controversial in all quarters, and reinforced Durham's reputation as a radical.

It was strongly biased towards the English population of the Canadas, and made a number of recommendations. Essentially, these involved: A union of Upper and Lower Canada. Canadian Confederation. Fun Social Studies Ideas. What’s Here Many teachers have trouble making social studies interesting because they don’t understand or like the subject themselves. CrashCourse. Canadian History Portal - HCO. Home — Cultural Anthropology. British Columbia Museums Association - Teaching for Understanding. Secondary Social Studies Lesson Plans Table of Contents Preface • ii Acknowledgments • iv An Introduction to Teaching for Understanding History Some Central Concepts ................................................................9 The Teaching for Understanding Model ........................................11 Using This Guide ...........................................................................12 The Lessons Reading Gardens (Grade 9) ..........................................................15 Sunken Treasures (Grade 9) .........................................................29 The British Columbia of Emily Carr (Grade 10) ...............................42 Benefit or Blunder?

Dowload the Lessons: Lesson plans are in MS Word document format. British Columbia Heritage - Website Index. British War Poetry-WWI. Vancouver Art Gallery - Emily Carr. Social Justice 12 - Genocide. In groups of 2-3, students will research a past or current genocide and create a power point or Google or other presentation to teach the class. The presentation should be 20 minutes long (minimum).Only one topic per class. Topic choices: Cambodian Genocide; Kosovo Genocide; Rwandan Genocide; Armenian Genocide ; Burma Genocide; Rape of Nanking; Kurdish Genocide; Ugandan Genocide; Serbian Ethnic Cleansing; Ukrainian Genocide; Chinese Genocide (Under Mao) **Avoid the Holocaust since we will be studying it in class The power-point must include the following:The setting including mapsHistory of the conflictKey leaders and oppositional forcesGraphic photos throughout, of victims and perpetratorsInternational reactionHow your topic fits into the framework of the 8 stages of genocideWays this genocide could have been preventedYour personal reactions Accompanying documents A one-page word doc highlighting your key points.

BC Archives Time Machine. Educational Hip-Hop. Contact Us | Log In Social Studies U.S. History Grades 5 to 12 Ancient World History Modern World History. John Hunter: Teaching with the World Peace Game. Technapex Historical Adventures: Newcomer Teacher Invents Educational Role-Playing Game. Taylor Nix may be a newcomer to teaching—he introduced himself as a n00b in my interview with him—but his approach of using gaming in the classroom is something many veteran teachers trying to reach apathetic students should take note of.