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History revision for GCSE, IGCSE, IB and AS/A2 History. My book of daily historical accounts, 366 Days, is now available to purchase from Amazon.

History revision for GCSE, IGCSE, IB and AS/A2 History

Mr Allsop History . com is a FREE History revision website containing GCSE History revision, IGCSE History revision, A Level History revision and IB Diploma History revision podcasts and videos. It is regularly updated with new episodes of my popular GCSE History revision podcasts, IGCSE History revision podcasts and revision PowerPoints. Greatest AFL Coaching Sprays.

Episodes. The Undercurrent — News. Satire. Centred. Research Guides. Sammy J's Playground Politics - Episode 7 How to Make an Immigration Detention Centre. The simple riddle that 50% of Harvard students get wrong. 46 Rare History Photographs You Won't Find In Textbooks. Subscribe Share on FacebookShare on Twitter Share Tweet.

46 Rare History Photographs You Won't Find In Textbooks

Welcome to WonderWord the World’s greatest Word Search Puzzle. Indigenous Education Resources. Indigenous Education Resources Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander viewers are warned that the following may contain images and voices of deceased persons.

Indigenous Education Resources

Sites are Australian unless specifically indicated otherwise. They may be suited to either/both Indigenous Education or Indigenous Studies. They may apply to several curriculum areas. Resources cover all areas from Dreamtime stories to specific Careers advice, Indigenous readers to film guides, statistics to webquests. Listed individual resources are suitable for teacher use with all education levels unless specifically indicated otherwise. HSI: Historical Scene Investigation. Questions Learners Should Be Addressing Every Day at School. I believe it is every educator’s responsibility to help insure that learners are addressing the following questions during each school day: What questions am I asking today?

Questions Learners Should Be Addressing Every Day at School

What answers am I seeking today? A Film Blog: Book Review: The Reason Why (1953, Cecil Woodham-Smith) Note: An early version of this article originally appeared on Amazon.com.

A Film Blog: Book Review: The Reason Why (1953, Cecil Woodham-Smith)

My reason for posting this here will become apparent, if a) you noted my recent hints about researching a larger, in-depth article; b) you know the book's connection with a certain movie. Cecil Woodham-Smith (1896-1977) was born of an Irish family in Wales. Marrying a London solicitor, Woodham-Smith busied herself raising children and writing potboiler novels, before becoming an historian. After finishing an acclaimed biography of Florence Nightingale (1950), she remained fascinated with the Crimean War, especially the Charge of the Light Brigade. Several years of further research resulted in The Reason Why (1953). The Reason Why recounts the Light Brigade's fate at Balaclava (October 25th, 1854) with unparalleled style.

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What's Wrong With Google Telling Me Everything?

Even on #edchat last night the topic centered around moving kids away from thinking Google has all the answers to thinking critically. First let me clarify. I use the term Google Searches loosely.

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Tarr's Toolbox. Miscellany. UTSA's College of Liberal and Fine Arts Magazine. By Cindy Tumiel Four hundred years have passed since William Shakespeare penned his last play.

UTSA's College of Liberal and Fine Arts Magazine

Yet his prose, plots and characters are as alive today as they were when the plays were originally staged during the late sixteenth and early seventeenth centuries. Shakespearean works are required reading for high school English students and a course or two for college students who study writing or literature. Home. 7 GEOGRAPHY. 8 GEOGRAPHY. 9 GEOGRAPHY.

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11 & 12 GEOGRAPHY. Geography. GEOGRAPHY. HUMANITIES SITES GENERAL. 7 HISTORY. 8 HISTORY. 9 HISTORY. 10 HISTORY. 11 HISTORY. 12 HISTORY. 11 PHILOSOPHY. Revolutions. History. History. History. Alpha History: Because the past matters. Maps Of War: Visual History Of War, Religion, & Govt. How to teach history. There is no single 'best' way to teach history.

How to teach history

Research suggests that good history teachers know the content, use a variety of approaches, explicitly teach the skills of historical inquiry and analysis, tailor learning opportunities to suit their students' stage of development, and encourage deep understanding. Activities There is room for a range of teaching and learning activities in the history classroom: a story well-told by the teacher, a museum display (actual or digital), model-making, the construction of timelines, comprehension and source analysis activities, oral history interviews, site studies, simulated excavations, problem-solving exercises, role plays and debates.

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F. came home two weeks into the school year:I’d like to talk with you about how we can make reading time more challenging for Ruby. When can we meet? Four Corners - Home. Four Corners 50 Years - Home. Welcome to a celebration of 50 years of ABC Television’s premier News and Current Affairs program, Four Corners. This website is a celebration of our history, which is not only TV programs, it is the successful collaboration of people: executive producers, reporters, researchers, editors, producers, crews and administrators, all of whom have played a significant role in the program’s history, identity and success, from 1961 to the present day. Four Corners’ reports have explored cultural and social change, political upheaval, conflicts, disasters and terrorism, with an eye on national and international events.

This website will showcase the key stories, people and events we have covered over the past 50 years, and will stand as a living archive to five decades of vigorous reporting on ABC TV.

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Educational Videos and Games for Kids about Science, Math, Social Studies and English. Three Easy Ways to Visually Compare the Sizes of States and Countries. One of the ways that I like to help students understand the size of a country or state is by showing them comparisons to states and countries with which they are familiar. For example, if I want my students to get a better sense of how big Utah is, I compare it Maine. The following three websites all make it easy for students to quickly compare the size of countries, states, and provinces. Comparea.org offers a simple way to compare the size of countries, states, provinces, and cities. Learning games: Geography of Europe. Worldmapper: The world as you've never seen it before. Relaxing Music. Age of Distraction: Why It’s Crucial for Students to Learn to Focus.

Digital classroom tools like computers, tablets and smartphones offer exciting opportunities to deepen learning through creativity, collaboration and connection, but those very devices can also be distracting to students. Flinders Ranges Research and South Australian History. Scootle - Home. Easy test makers. Blog Archive » The Web’s third frontier. Everyone realizes that the web is entering a new phase in its development. One indication of this transition is the proliferation of attempts to explain the changes that are occurring. Functional explanations emphasize the real time web, collaborative systems and location-based services.

Technical explanations argue that the interconnectivity of data is the most significant current development. Subjects. Inspirational Teaching Videos: Covering Common Core, Math, Science, English And More. Content Curation. iPad. Broadcast Yourself. 7 Secrets of the Super Organized. A few years ago, my life was a mess. So was my house, my desk, my mind. Then I learned, one by one, a few habits that got me completely organized. Am I perfect? Productivity Strategies. SweetSearch4me. Search DuckDuckGo. Education Technology - theory and practice: Pearltrees for teachers.

Students Home Page. Where Learning Happens. Diigo - Better reading and research with annotation, highlighter, sticky notes, archiving, bookmarking & more. Rumsey Historical Map Collection. The David Rumsey Map Collection was started over 25 years ago and contains more than 150,000 maps.

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