American History in VOA Special English There are 246 fifteen-minute programs and 5 four-minute programs. That is about 62 hours of listening. About 'The Making of a Nation' Radio Program Introduction and Overview of 'The Making of a Nation' (You may skip this one.) 1400s-1500s 1600s-1776
The Student as Historian: An Interactive TAH Webinar The life & age of woman. Stages of woman's life from the cradle to the grave  I think that this was a great learning experience. It really got me to think about my own practices in teaching. I just wrapped up two webinars with teachers participating in a Teaching American History (TAH) Grant workshop hosted at Davis School District, Utah. We held separate one-hour sessions for elementary and secondary teacher focusing on Common Core strategies for using documents to let your students be the historian in your classroom.
The Best Sites For Learning About The World’s Different Cultures I’ve compiled several “The Best…” lists that sites where you can learn about the geography, data, languages, and holidays of different countries around the world. Those resources are important, but I think it’s like learning the words, but not the music, of a song. So I thought I’d develop a separate list just focused on helping students learn about the cultures of different countries, and would love to hear additional suggestions. You might also be interested in The Best Travel Photographs Of The Year. Here are my choices for The Best Sites For Learning About The World’s Different Cultures (and are accessible to English Language Learners): Culture Crossing is a unique resource for information about different countries.
The Presidential Inauguration 2017 Background US Presidential Election, 7- 2016 presidential candidates Basic details of each candidate’s background Where the Candidates Stand on 2016’s Biggest Issues What happens when … and Mr Trump, the President- PBS NewsHour A 9-hour news programme from the election night US election: A wild ride (2:53) 19 months in 170 seconds -highlights of the campaign What went Songs Children Around the World: School and Daily Life Global rating average: 0.0 out of 50.00.00.00.00.0 These websites describe what going to school is like in different countries of the world. Includes typical school schedules, photographs, interviews with students, slideshows, and general information about different school systems. There are also websites that go through the daily life of children and teenagers in other countries. Grades Links
Must-See New York – Top NYC Attractions, Landmarks, Statue of Liberty, Empire State Building top attractions by nycgo.com staff Central Park. Photo: Julienne Schaer • Times Square. Obama talks about climate change as he walks a trail in the Everglades MIAMI, Fla. — President Barack Obama spoke about climate change during his first visit to the Florida Everglades Wednesday. He said the global threat is putting the national park in danger. Before his speech, the president and park rangers walked the Anhinga Trail, the national park’s most popular tourist stop. They passed baby alligators and a pair of black vultures. The birds are famous for eating the rubber off visitors’ vehicles. Obama said he could think of “no better place” to spend Earth Day than the River of Grass, as the Everglades is called.
Access VG1: Extra text: English in Jamaica The story of how English came to Jamaica is closely connected to one of the most shameful chapters in the history of the British Empire: the slave trade. The British conquered Jamaica from Spain in 1692 and the island soon became a producer of sugar. Harvesting sugar cane requires a lot of manpower, more than the British could supply themselves. The local population was no use – they had already been wiped out. The solution was found over the ocean in West Africa. For over 200 years thousands of slaves were brought over the Atlantic to toil under the beating sun in Jamaican sugar plantations.
Street View, Then & Now: New York City's Fifth Avenue With this public domain remix, you can compare the photos from the 1911 Fifth Avenue from Start to Finish collection with 2015's Google Street View. Use your keyboard's arrow keys, click on the markers on the map, or use the controls on the screen to move up and down Fifth Avenue. This website works best with Chrome or Safari. From The New York Public Library Digital Collections: Best New York attractions from Freedom Tower to Central Park Whether you're entertaining out-of-town guests or simply want to revisit iconic NYC spots, make sightseeing easier by consulting our definitive guide to New York’s best sights and top attractions. We've compiled our favorite sights in the city, featuring the NYC parks, art museums, culture spots and historical venues. Sights like the Empire State Building and the Statue of Liberty are perennial favorites, but we’ve also highlighted newcomers and lesser-known New York City attractions such as popular flea markets and Smorgasburg.
USA Geography - Map Game - Geography Online Games "I stumbled upon your fun interactive geography games from a link on the Massachusetts Geographic Alliance Website. Since then, your games have become quite a hit with my competitive colleagues!" --Candice Gomes, Education Outreach Coordinator, Boston Public Library Sheppard Software's geography games were featured in the Boston Public Library's 2006 Exhibition on Mapping!
25 maps that explain the English language by Libby Nelson on March 3, 2015 English is the language of Shakespeare and the language of Chaucer. It's spoken in dozens of countries around the world, from the United States to a tiny island named Tristan da Cunha. It reflects the influences of centuries of international exchange, including conquest and colonization, from the Vikings through the 21st century. Here are 25 maps and charts that explain how English got started and evolved into the differently accented languages spoken today.
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