7 Apps for Student Creators Creation-based tasks promote higher-order thinking, encourage collaboration, and connect students to real-world learning. Whether you're teaching in a project-based learning classroom, engaging students with authentic assessments, or committed to pushing students to analyze and synthesize, providing opportunities for creation is a must. Students who are "making" to demonstrate their learning can produce content that is shareable and valuable. World Wonders Project Loading Explore stories from around the world Circular forms. Sun and Moon by Robert Delaunay Top Resources for College Students: From Financial Aid to Study Tips Are you a high school graduate or even an adult looking to obtain a college degree? Looking for college can be difficult, but with the right resources, your job may be a bit easier. Whether your perils are in finding the right college degree program, understanding and managing your financial obligations, managing your academics, or just balancing your life, we have a list of resources you need to succeed. Check out this list of great articles that will demystify commonly asked questions as a college student: Finding the Right School College Admissions 101: Interview with a Program Manager: In this interview, you'll hear important insight into the college admissions process that includes what to look while researching colleges, common questions, college success strategies, and more.
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How All 50 States Got Their Names Alabama Before Europeans landed on American shores, the upper stretches of the Alabama River in present-day Alabama used to be the home lands of a Native American tribe called – drum roll, please – the Alabama (Albaamaha in their own tribal language). The river and the state both take their names from the tribe, that's clear enough, but the meaning of the name was another matter. Despite a wealth of recorded encounters with the tribe – Hernando de Soto was the first to make contact with them, followed by other Spanish, French and British explorers and settlers (who referred to the tribe, variously, as the Albama, Alebamon, Alibama, Alibamou, Alibamon, Alabamu, Allibamou, Alibamo and Alibamu) – there are no explanations of the name's meaning in the accounts of early explorers, so if the Europeans asked, they don't appear to have gotten an answer. An un-bylined article in the July 27, 1842 edition of the Jacksonville Republican put forth the idea that the word meant “here we rest.”
University Writing Center Indiana University–Purdue University Indianapolis Indiana University–Purdue University Indianapolis IUPUI Search University Writing Center Globe Game LP-Education World Subjects Social Studies --Geography Grade K-23-56-89-12 [facebookbadge] Brief Description Map game challenges students to develop geography skills. DISS 3 Home Page This Database contains data, software, texts and elaborations prepared by researchers of the Istituto Nazionale di Geofisica e Vulcanologia. The intellectual property rights of the Database are owned by the Istituto Nazionale di Geofisica e Vulcanologia. Except where otherwise noted, all Database contents are: © INGV 2005-2009 - Istituto Nazionale di Geofisica e Vulcanologia - All rights reserved.
40 Maps That Will Help You Make Sense of the World If you’re a visual learner like myself, then you know maps, charts and infographics can really help bring data and information to life. Maps can make a point resonate with readers and this collection aims to do just that. Hopefully some of these maps will surprise you and you’ll learn something new. A few are important to know, some interpret and display data in a beautiful or creative way, and a few may even make you chuckle or shake your head. If you enjoy this collection of maps, the Sifter highly recommends the r/MapPorn sub reddit.
An Illustrated Guide to Space Maps Nebra Sky Disc, Germany, 1600 BC. (Photo: Rainer Zenz/WikiCommons CC BY-SA 3.0) With its patinated bronze background and shiny gold sun, moon and stars, the 3600-year-old Nebra Sky Disc is worth gazing at for its beauty alone. Plagiarism What this handout is about This handout explains what plagiarism is and outlines steps students can follow to avoid plagiarizing. What is plagiarism? At UNC, plagiarism is defined as “the deliberate or reckless representation of another’s words, thoughts, or ideas as one’s own without attribution in connection with submission of academic work, whether graded or otherwise.” (Instrument of Student Judicial Governance, Section II.B.1.). Because it is considered a form of cheating, the Office of the Dean of Students can punish students who plagiarize with course failure and suspension.
Egypt's Pyramids: Monuments with a Message Activity 1. Messages in Stone Now that the students know where the pyramids are and how big they are, ask them what these great structures tell us about the ancient Egyptians by observing and analyzing the following tomb artifacts from University of Memphis Museum 40 more maps that explain the world Maps seemed to be everywhere in 2013, a trend I like to think we encouraged along with August's 40 maps that explain the world. Maps can be a remarkably powerful tool for understanding the world and how it works, but they show only what you ask them to. You might consider this, then, a collection of maps meant to inspire your inner map nerd. What is Plagiarism? — Plagiarism.org - Best Practices for Ensuring Originality in Written Work Many people think of plagiarism as copying another's work or borrowing someone else's original ideas. But terms like "copying" and "borrowing" can disguise the seriousness of the offense: According to the Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary, to "plagiarize" means to steal and pass off (the ideas or words of another) as one's ownto use (another's production) without crediting the sourceto commit literary theftto present as new and original an idea or product derived from an existing source