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American Panorama

American Panorama

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Mapping American History Introduction Mapping American History, a First Year Seminar, will challenge you to write, research, and analyze historical sources in increasingly sophisticated ways. You will constantly be writing and receiving feedback on your work from your peers, writing specialists, and your professors. The class project is designed to focus your attention on a single place, using that focus to see how that place has changed over time using a variety of sources and methods.

Nearpod Blog This post was previously published on Megan Endicott’s blog, Endicott Spot. Finding ways to maximize the potential of every moment of class time, reach each and every student, and engage them in a meaningful activity seems like the most difficult task in the world. Luckily, the team at Nearpod is consistently working to improve their product to reach learners of all ages and abilities in ways that inspire imagination and curiosity. As a member of the Fulton County Vanguard team, I have the opportunity to work with the teachers in my elementary school as a coach to seamlessly integrate technology into the classroom. Nearpod is the tool my teachers gravitate toward, from kindergarten through fifth grade.

British Museum uses Google Street View technology to put thousands of objects online and curate Museum of the World The world will be able to tour the British Museum online thanks to a new alliance between curators and Google© British Museum Neil MacGregor, the Director of the British Museum, says a new Street View tour allowing access to the museum’s permanent gallery and more than 4,500 objects represents a modern version of the age of Enlightenment during which the museum was founded in 1753. The Admonitions Scroll dates from the 6th century© British Museum One of the most important Chinese scrolls in the British Museum’s collection – the 6th century Admonitions Scroll, which is usually only visible for a few months each year due to their fragility – has been vividly rendered for a global audience as part of the partnership with the Google Cultural Institute.

ProjectWriter Students Join now to get your very own Boomer. Get writing on BoomWriter today and you could be a published author! Join Now Monk system for word search in handwritten manuscript collections The Monk system is developed at the University of Groningen by a research group at the Artificial Intelligence institute ALICE, under supervision by prof. dr. Lambert Schomaker. In cooperation with the Dutch National Archive we have created methods for accessing historical archive collections which are difficult to process by traditional OCR methods, for example due to their historical character types or due to the fact that the material is handwritten. The system consists of two major components: (1) a setup for the storage and web-based annotation of scanned page images and parts thereof; (2) a set of (handwriting and text) recognition algorithms as well as retrieval and search methods.

Pre-writing - Inspired Writing - How To Video Build a Wall to: generate topics to write about, starter sentences, small moments, interesting adjectives.... Include images, links, video to better describe/explain what you added to the community wall. Use this tool for any or all the parts of the writing process to capture your notes and/or media. Use it to show sequence of events in a story (first, second, third...). Try it as a whole class "Word of Day using it in a sentence".

Esri Data & Maps ArcGIS ArcGIS Sign In Sign Out Esri Data & Maps America's History in the Making — Historical Thinking Skills Interactives This series of interactive activities introduces and models the Historical Thinking Skills defined by the National Center for History in the Schools. The interactives each model a specific skill or set of skills, such as analyzing historical artifacts or using primary sources to develop a thesis. The first five interactives conclude with "Classroom Extensions," which give teachers hints on how they can teach using these skills in their classrooms.

A Multilingual Lexicon for a Multilingual Discipline – #LexiconSE (beta) A Lexicon of Scholarly Editing The Babel of Scholarly Editing In November 2009, the topic of the annual conference of the European Society for Textual Scholarship was Texts beyond Borders: Multilingualism and Textual Scholarship (19-21 November 2009). The logo of the conference was Peter Brueghel the Elder’s image of the Tower of Babel, the so-called little version (kept at the Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen in Rotterdam). At this and following conferences, the need was expressed by several members of ESTS to create a lexicon of scholarly editing similar to undertakings in different disciplines and editorial traditions, and in different linguistic areas, a nice example being the French Dictionnaire de critique génétique (edited by Daniel Ferrer, Lydie Rauzier and Aurèle Crasson). Given the divergence of traditions, languages and contexts, such an undertaking is almost ‘doomed to fail’ from the start – to quote Samuel Beckett.

Passive Voice & Active Voice: Top 5 UFO Conspiracy Theories - ESL Video Synopsis of English / ESL Video Wake up from the matrix & see the truth about UFOs. Teach intermediate learners passive voice & active voice using this eye-opening ESL video about UFO conspiracy theories. Title of English / ESL Video Import info to your map - My Maps Help You can pull lots of geographical info into a map all at once. Here's how: Step 1: Prepare your data

American Legislation Project A compilation of public domain online sources for state sessions laws, journals, reports, and statutory compilations, from 1800-1920. Sessions laws encompass all of the legislation passed in a single session of a state legislature, usually published annually or biennially. Journals and reports record the proceedings and at times the deliberations of the legislative sessions. About every ten years, many states published systematized compilations or revisions of all statutes currently then in force. Nineteenth century legislation is in the public domain, and thus many volumes have been digitized and posted by Google Books (or the Hathi Trust). Google Books's metadata, however, is notoriously complicated or inaccurate.