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Race, Riot, and Rebellion: A Bibliography This morning on the other side of the Atlantic, I woke up early in preparation for a seminar on William Otter, whose History of My Own Times closes the list of our readings in my Revolutionary America class. Essentially, Otter was a brawling, violent, white man in the 1800s, living variously in New York, Pennsylvania, and Maryland. He jumped from job to job while engaging in various aggressive “sprees” against African Americans, Irishmen, and anyone else who seemed a likely candidate before becoming a burgess of Emmitsburg, Maryland.[1] And instead of getting up to prep this morning, I remained in bed, glued to the #BaltimoreUprising and #BlackLivesMatter hashtag on Twitter, as, I’m sure, were many of you during the late hours of the night. During times like these, it’s part of our jobs as historians to acknowledge that different types of violence have specific meanings that change over time. And so Juntoists have compiled a bibliography for our mutual education. Alexander, Michelle.

Mount Olympus In Greek mythology, Mount Olympus was the dwelling of the Olympian Gods and it was created after the Titanomachy, the battle during which the Olympians defeated their predecessors, the Titans. The peak Mytikas was then called Pantheon and was the venue where all the fiery discussions among the deities took place. There was also a place where the Throne of Zeus was located. The twelve Olympians that resided at Mount Olympus were Zeus, Hera, Poseidon, Athena, Apollo, Artemis, Hestia, Demeter, Hermes, Aphrodite, Ares and Hephaestus. Apart from the gods, the foot of the mountain was also the place where the nine Muses lived.

eClips™ NASA eClips™ are short, relevant educational video segments. These videos inspire and engage students, helping them see real world connections. Full Site Located: Grades K‑5 The Our World program supplements existing elementary learning objectives not only in science, technology, engineering and mathematics, but also in reading, writing, and visual and performing arts. US History Presentation US History Colonial America (1690 - 1754) The Early Republic (1754 - 1837) Teachers Homepage - National Geographic Education This website would like to remind you: Your browser (Firefox 17) is out of date. Update your browser for more security, comfort and the best experience on this site. Educators! The American Ritual of Racial Killings What strikes me most about the recent videos of black men dying and dying and dying is the repetition. They all seem familiar—as in: We’ve heard it before, and before, and then well before even that. The scenes splashed across the news have become almost ritualistic, prayerful; they have a narrative potency that seems to move of its own accord, an agency exceeding that of the humans involved, whether police or suspects, victims or bystanders. We all know the words, we all sing along. In North Charleston, South Carolina, the death of Walter Scott began with a litany like so many before it: He reached for my weapon, a struggle ensued, I feared for my life, the weapon discharged.

Mount Olympus Olympus' highest peak, Mytikas Every year thousands of people visit Olympus to admire its nature, to tour its slopes, and reach its peaks. Organized mountain refuges and various mountaineering and climbing routes are available to visitors, who want to explore its nature. The usual starting point for it is the town of Litochoro, on the eastern foothills of the mountain, 100 km from Thessaloniki, where, in the beginning of every summer, the Mountain Olympus Marathon terminates.

"Bringing the Common Core to Life" : Resources : Race to the Top : NYSED On April 28, participants engaged with a leading author and architect of the Common Core State Standards (CCSS), David Coleman, to understand how the Core Standards for College and Career Readiness build on the work New York State has done in developing a standards-based system and their specific implications for teachers and instructional leaders state wide. Details about the presentation (94 KB)Slide show to accompany the webinar The webinar is now divided into sections for easier viewing. Teaching World History & Geography - Conceptual Frameworks What to teach: conceptual frameworks This is the second component of a world history and geography body of knowledge to be taught in school: ....... chronological narrative .......

Three Men Who Shot Black Lives Matter Protesters Emerged From Internet’s Racist Swamps Talk of 'dindus' dominates rant. The white supremacists who showed up to a Black Lives Matter protest Monday night in Minneapolis and shot five African-American participants were not there just by coincidence. As more facts emerge in the case, it’s now beginning to appear that not only was the attack a carefully planned attempt to disrupt the demonstration, but the men who participated in the shootings had conversed on websites and in chatrooms where racist and other far-right extremist ideology flourishes. Indeed, the men began networking in real life as a result of their Internet hatemongering.

Family tree of the Greek gods Key: The essential Olympians' names are given in bold font. See also List of Greek mythological figures Notes External links Five-Minute Film Festival: Twitter in Education I think it's fair to say that Twitter can no longer be dismissed as a trivial passing fad. Though I had dabbled with a personal account, my entire opinion changed when I started my @VideoAmy account and dove in to the conversations educators were engaged in. While some people certainly do tweet about what they're having for breakfast, teachers, administrators, and educational organizations use Twitter in a whole different way -- making smart use of those 140 characters to share resources, wisdom, and inspiration.

50 Incredible, Historical Speeches You Should Watch Online You hope that your professors will be good speakers who can keep your interest for at least the length of a class period, but more often than not, you’ll have a teacher or two each semester who drones on and on and doesn’t make you feel passionate about the subject. They could take tips from these speakers who have inspired thousands or even millions of people around the world, some even long after they’ve died. Here are 50 incredible, historical speeches you should watch online. Commencement Addresses These commencement speakers include presidents, a professor, political strategist and industry leader.

The Past, Present, and Future of the Black Lives Matter Network - Pacific Standard You won’t see Cathy Hughes or her son Alfred C. Liggins III named in recent headlines about Michael Brown and Ferguson, Missouri. Sherrard Burton, Lee Bailey, and brothers Tuckett and Michael Waite have not been commanding candidates’ attention about how their presidencies will make black lives matter. We don’t associate these folks and others like them with the more visible, more vociferous, and more technologically mediated fight for racial justice that many dub the “new civil rights movement.” But we should know their names; they represent the many Web designers, software engineers, and digital and media entrepreneurs of color whose pioneering work in the early days of the Internet powerfully contributed to today’s digital movement. What’s new about the present movement is that a new generation of activists comprises its front lines.

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