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Thanksgiving Recipes Across the United States - Karen Van Guilder Little grew up in Knoxville, where Thanksgiving always included old-school American brussels sprouts, boiled into submission and doused in butter. “I was the only one who ate them,” she said, “but I was always the weird kid who would eat anything.” Fast forward to last December, when Ms. Little and her husband, Andrew Little, a chef, opened Josephine in Nashville. New Course - Google Drive and the Common Core and more New Course - Google Drive and the Common Core Over the last few months I have had the good fortune to introduce many educators to using Google Drive to help their students meet Common Core Standards in English Language Arts. All of those introductions have come in the form of in-person workshops. After many requests for this and after much planning I am now offering Google Drive and the Common Core as a three hour webinar series.

All Exhibitions - Exhibitions The richness and variety of the Library’s exhibitions reflect the universal and diverse nature of the Library’s collections. Four major themes underlie most of the exhibitions—the presentation of great libraries and written traditions; the exploration of America’s past and character; the examination of world cultures and history; and the celebration of events, individuals, and works that shaped the twentieth century and beyond. See Current Exhibitions at the Library Now By Title (in alpha order) 1492: An Ongoing Voyage August 13, 1992–February 14, 1993

How to publish on iTunes. Step 1 - create an iTunes Connect account 35 Flares Twitter 29 Facebook 4 Google+ 2 Pin It Share 0 35 Flares × This is the first in a series of guides aimed at enabling Book Creator users to publish their books in the iBookstore. >> Step 2: Install iTunes Producer>> Step 3: Add your book to iTunes Producer What you’ll need: An Apple IDA Mac running OS X v10.6 or higherA valid email accountDigital rights to the book you want to publish Before we get started, it’s worth saying that the advantage of using Book Creator for iPad to create your book is that you will own the digital rights to the book, plus all the formatting and technical requirements for publishing an ebook on the iBookstore are taken care of for you.

Getting Kids Engaged with Primary Sources I vividly remember being disappointed during my first year of teaching: my students weren’t nearly as excited about primary source documents as I was. Primary source documents, as you know, offer readers a unique, real-world perspective, and I thought my kids would love delving into them. I soon learned that my disappointing results weren’t due to the documents that I’d selected, but rather how I was having students use them. That first year, they weren’t doing anything but reading them. Today, Web-based tools enable students to discover more primary sources than ever before and engage them in dynamic ways. The following items are some of my favorites. Reading Like A Historian The Reading Like a Historian curriculum engages students in historical inquiry. Each lesson revolves around a central historical question and features sets of primary documents designed for groups of students with diverse reading skills and abilities. This curriculum teaches students how to investigate historical questions by employing reading strategies such as sourcing, contextualizing, corroborating, and close reading.

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning: Two Great Tools for Creating Interactive Timelines January 29, 201 In today’s post I am sharing with you two important web tools that you can use with students in class to create interactive timelines. These timelines can include a wide variety of multimedia materials including: text, images, video, maps and many more. And in the case of Silk, there is even the possibility to invite collaborators to help with editing. Also, both of these apps are available for iPad users. 1- MyHistory Lab Day! « Lisa’s Over the last few years of developing a technique I’m happy with in discussion forums (see Discussion Goodness from 2009), I’ve also been experimenting with something similar in the classroom at San Elijo. I’ve done it for three semesters now, and I’m happy with it too. The idea is that every two weeks, we have “Lab Day”. On that day, everyone who has a laptop has to bring one (a smartphone is OK, just not as good for searching images), and Media Services brings me a batch of old clunker PCs without batteries for everyone else. There are cords all over the floor, and students arranged in small groups.

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