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Home. Browse Teaching Guides. The Wounds of Whiteclay. In a wild four hours of legal ping-pong Thursday, four Whiteclay beer stores went from flipping “Open for Business” signs to “Closed Until Further Notice.”

The Wounds of Whiteclay

The Collection. Mapping Prejudice. U.S. History in a Global Context – This Project Is Made Possible by a Grant from the Longview Foundation. Ecotopia2121-Ecofriendly cities of the future. Write a Letter to the Future. Known: social publishing for groups and individuals. In The Past Lane. Free Grammar Checker. Explore the history of disposability through object stories. Log In. Simple Book Production. Mapping Inequality. Lesson 2: Slavery's Opponents and Defenders. Cornell University.

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It describes the skills and competencies required to read, write and participate on the web. It can be found at The 2016 Dean's List: EdTech’s 50 Must-Read Higher Ed IT Blogs. In the ever-changing field of education technology, it’s important to stay up-to-date on industry happenings, and it’s even more important to understand current news in context. That’s where the Dean’s List comes in handy: It reintroduces higher ed stakeholders to a group of education technology thought leaders who share not-to-be-missed analyses of higher ed technology trends, challenges and opportunities.

While there are a few familiar names from the 2015 blogger roundup, this year’s list features plenty of new blood — bloggers who were either chosen by the EdTech editorial staff or nominated by readers. Did your blog make our list? Be sure to grab a Must-Read IT Blog badge and give your site an award for this momentous achievement! You can also bookmark this list as a launch pad for exploring new content on these blogs as they amass even more great posts throughout the year. The Value of Data Visualization. Meaningful Manageable Revision — Love Learning Ideas. Introduction to Archives: home page. Using primary sources can be highly rewarding and offers exciting opportunities for research but it requires a different set of skills to using secondary sources.

Introduction to Archives: home page

The aims of this website are: to teach young people the fundamentals of archival research, and to enable them to carry out such research independently. » The Color Line Zinn Education Project. The death of Crispus Attucks, remembered as the “first martyr” of the American Revolutionary War, during the March 1770 Boston Massacre.

» The Color Line Zinn Education Project

Although colonial law sought to prevent interracial relationships, Attucks’ mixed African and Wampanoag parentage illustrates the failure of colonial laws to fully discourage them. Photo credit: Bettman/CORBIS. Colonial laws prohibiting blacks and whites from marrying one another suggest that some blacks and whites did marry. Laws imposing penalties on white indentured servants and enslaved blacks who ran away together likewise suggest that whites and blacks did run away together. Beyond the Beat. Utopia. For thousands of years human beings have dreamt of perfect worlds, worlds free of conflict, hunger and unhappiness.


But can these worlds ever exist in reality? In 1516 Sir Thomas More wrote the first 'Utopia'. CSI: Dixie. Runaway Art: Interpreting Colonial Slave Ads. Artwork by Irais Vonilla, 7th grade social studies student at The School of Instructional Technology (MS 534K), inspired by a runaway slave ad.

Runaway Art: Interpreting Colonial Slave Ads

Today these primary documents serve as a painful reminder of our nation’s history, indicate the size and scope of colonial enslavement in the North, and provide evidence of ongoing, active resistance by individuals against the institution of slavery. They also form the basis for Historic Hudson Valley’s (HHV) interdisciplinary school program, Runaway Art: Interpreting Colonial Slave Ads. Working in partnership with The Center for Arts Education (CAE), HHV has created an arts-integrated curriculum module which will serve 14,000 students in New York City public middle schools over three years. Cornell University. Runaway Slaves in Britain.

The HistoryMakers. Primary Source Sets. Chronicling America. National Standards for Civics and Government. A.

National Standards for Civics and Government

What is civic life? What is politics? What is government? Why are government and politics necessary? What purposes should government serve? Lectures - Teaching Excellence & Educational Innovation. The success of your lectures depends as much on the planning as it does on the delivery.

Lectures - Teaching Excellence & Educational Innovation

There is a lot of information available on the factors that make lectures effective (Bligh 2000). Of course, lectures work best when they are in service of the appropriate learning objectives, such as: To transmit cutting-edge information which supplements or enhances readingTo promote understanding via explanations of particularly difficult conceptsTo respond to student misconceptions or difficultiesTo create or engage interest in a new areaTo synthesize information across a range/variety of materialTo persuade. Discussions - Teaching Excellence & Educational Innovation. (Some sections adapted from Davis, 1993; Brookfield and Preskill, 1999) Discussions can be an excellent strategy for enhancing student motivation, fostering intellectual agility, and encouraging democratic habits.

Discussions - Teaching Excellence & Educational Innovation

They create opportunities for students to practice and sharpen a number of skills, including the ability to articulate and defend positions, consider different points of view, and enlist and evaluate evidence. While discussions provide avenues for exploration and discovery, leading a discussion can be anxiety-producing: discussions are, by their nature, unpredictable, and require us as instructors to surrender a certain degree of control over the flow of information.

Fortunately, careful planning can help us ensure that discussions are lively without being chaotic and exploratory without losing focus. Cognitive factors: Determine and communicate learning objectivesPlan a strategyAsk good questionsProvide direction and maintain focusBring closure. BALANCE - Tools for improving your news reading experience. Collections · HERB: Resources for Teachers. Trans-Atlantic Slave Trade. Primary Sources on the Web: Finding, Evaluating, Using. This brief guide is designed to help students and researchers find and evaluate primary sources available online.

Primary Sources on the Web: Finding, Evaluating, Using

Keep in mind as you use this website, the Web is always changing and evolving. If you have questions, please consult your instructor or librarian. Primary sources are the evidence of history, original records or objects created by participants or observers at the time historical events occurred or even well after events, as in memoirs and oral histories. Primary sources may include but are not limited to: letters, manuscripts, diaries, journals, newspapers, maps, speeches, interviews, documents produced by government agencies, photographs, audio or video recordings, born-digital items (e.g. emails), research data, and objects or artifacts (such as works of art or ancient roads, buildings, tools, and weapons).

These sources serve as the raw materials historians use to interpret and analyze the past. Additional Explanations and Examples of Primary Sources. Teaching and Learning in the Digital Age: Reconceptualizing the Introductory Survey Course. The Historical Marker Database. A timeline of wars of the United States. For most of its nearly two and a half century history, the United States has been at war. Some of these wars, like the American Civil War, were terrible and bloody and well-remembered. Others, like the Powder River War, were small and mostly forgotten. One was the result of an individual military officer disregarding orders and invading Mexico to retrieve stolen cattle.

The consistency of war, and the dissimilarities of the impact and cost of each war, tend to lead to framing war in terms of casualties. But the campaigns to subjugate the native nations of North America involved minescule casualties in comparison to the campaigns in Western Europe during the Great War and the Second World War. The American Yawp. What we teach, how we teach it, and why. …an edited pedagogy blog for college history instructors. Black Lives Matter Movement. Demonstrators filled the Mall of America rotunda and chanted “Black lives matter” to protest police brutality, Saturday, Dec. 12, 2014, in Bloomington, Minn. The group Black Lives Matter Minneapolis had more than 3,000 people confirm on Facebook that they would attend. Attendance figures weren’t immediately available. (AP Photo/The Star Tribune, Aaron Lavinsky) United Hood March protestors head towards fourth avenue after congregating in front of the Seattle Police Department Headquarters during the first United Hood March in downtown Seattle Friday, June 19, 2015.

People raise their hands in the middle of the street as police wearing riot gear move toward their position trying to get them to disperse Monday, Aug. 11, 2014, in Ferguson, Mo. Photos of Samuel DuBose hang on a pole at a memorial, Wednesday July 29, 2015 in Cincinnati, near where he was shot and killed by a University of Cincinnati police office. State Sanctioned. State Sanctioned A clearinghouse for information, analysis, and resources related to state sanctioned violence in the United States Teaching Resources for educators who address violence, racial violence, and/or state violence in the classroom. What Does It Mean to Think Historically? Introduction When we started working on Teachers for a New Era, a Carnegie-sponsored initiative designed to strengthen teacher training, we thought we knew a thing or two about our discipline.

The American Yawp. Looking Back on the Backwards Survey. Teaching Posted by W. Caleb McDaniel on August 17, 2015 In November 2012, I wrote a brief essay about my plans to teach my United States history survey backwards—by starting in the present and working my way back to 1848. Legacies of British Slave-ownership. A Visualization Of Every Nuclear Detonation From 1945 To Present.

Teaching Hidden History. The second languages of every part of the world. When Did Americans Lose Their British Accents? Civil War historical markers: A map of Confederate monuments, and Union ones too. Photo by Robert Swanson via Wikimedia Civil War Memorials For the full interactive version of this map, access this page on a larger device. Animated interactive of the history of the Atlantic slave trade. Source: For the full interactive version, use a larger device. - War Images (the art of propaganda - pictures to persuade ) 1988 - Family/Children. Democrat Michael Dukakis for president Lloyd Bentsen for vice president. Teaching with MinecraftEdu - MinecraftEdu wiki. Geography of the Post. History. 40 Maps That Explain The Middle East. Maps can be a powerful tool for understanding the world, particularly the Middle East, a place in many ways shaped by changing political borders and demographics.

Opening the curricular black box for students, faculty, and researchers. EdTPA. Pedagogy Unbound. Help and Advice for Students. Immigration to the US - , 1789-1930. About UDL. Slave Biographies. BackStory with the American History Guys. David Rumsey Historical Map Collection. - Sprint 2013. American Experience. The Virtual Historian. Peer Learning Handbook. MentorMob - Great Minds Share Alike - MentorMob.

Instructables - Make, How To, and DIY. Khan Academy. Historic Maps in K-12 Classrooms. Home: Digital Collections for the Classroom. Lower Mississippi Valley - Engineering Geology Mapping Program. Polymaps vector tile map of rivers. Storify · Find the best of social media. Free Online Course Materials. About.

Connexions - Sharing Knowledge and Building Communities. Milestone Documents  ·  Your primary source for historic texts and analysis. History Matters: The U.S. Survey Course on the Web. Digital History Reader. Digital History.