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Important Change: This resource will be chargeable on a per-school basis from 14th January 2013. Click here for more information Welcome to Museum Box, This site provides the tools for you to build up an argument or description of an event, person or historical period by placing items in a virtual box. What items, for example, would you put in a box to describe your life; the life of a Victorian Servant or Roman soldier; or to show that slavery was wrong and unnecessary? You can display anything from a text file to a movie. You can also view and comment on the museum boxes submitted by others.

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Gettysburg Address (1863) Perhaps the most famous battle of the Civil War took place at Gettysburg, PA, July 1 to July 3, 1863. At the end of the battle, the Union's Army of the Potomac had successfully repelled the second invasion of the North by the Confederacy's Army of Northern Virginia. Several months later, President Lincoln went to Gettysburg to speak at the dedication of the cemetery for the Union war dead. The Differentiator Try Respondo! → ← Back to The Differentiator School and Teacher Donations lets you share your classroom needs with a thriving community eager to help. Supporters have brought teachers' ideas to life in more than half of all U.S. public schools. How it works Choose the exact items you need and describe how they'll benefit your students.

Best Online Interactive Museum Exhibits for Students Feb28 Today’s post is another teacher freebie gathered to help enrich learning through multimedia web tools. These links provide your students opportunities to virtually experience some of the world’s finest art, science, and historical museums. Some sites are image galleries, some are learning games, and others are unique multisensory journeys through the past. The Technology Integration Answer...Well Almost Earlier this year our district adopted the TPACK model of technology integration. What is TPACK you ask? Basically, it takes the approach that planning for technology integration shouldn't be an event. It should be something that adds to what we are already doing.

Vilet Lester Letter - Duke Special Collections Library Vilet Lester letter to Miss Patsey Patterson August 29th 1857 Bullock County, Georgia. Vilet Lester to Patsey Patterson, August 29, 1857.Vilet Lester writes to her former mistress, Patsey Patterson, briefly describing her chain of owners since she left the Patterson's. She inquires about others she has left behind, in particular her daughter, whom Lester's new owner has agreed to buy in order to reunite them. (from the Joseph Allred Papers, Special Collections Library, Duke University). Gapminder – some teaching ideas Updated 4/2/07Gapminder is a BRILLIANT way to analyse development indicators. A range of development data can be plotted on a map or chart and animated over time. Gapminder website Here are some suggested activites to introduce the Gapminder site to students Download an illustrated guide to Gapminder (Word doc) Thanks very much to Val Vannet who produced the first version of this document.

Royal Society The story of the Royal Society is the story of modern science. Our origins lie in a 1660 ‘invisible college’ of natural philosophers and physicians. Today we are the UK’s national science academy and a Fellowship of some 1,600 of the world’s most eminent scientists. Nullius in verba The very first ‘learned society’ meeting on 28 November 1660 followed a lecture at Gresham College by Christopher Wren.

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