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Social Studies Chat

Social Studies Chat

Digital Citizenship As more of our life happens online, Internet skills are crucial to living responsibly. What are the skills needed to navigate today's Internet society? How can parents and educators teach themselves, their families, and their communities about important topics like identity protection, fraud detection, and digital citizenship? Welcome to ThinkB4U! There is still much to be done to achieve high levels of digital literacy for everyone. 3 Great Websites for Free Public Domain Pictures to Use in Class March 18, 2014 Below are three websites I am adding to the list of the best platforms for public domaine pictures. You can use these resources to download and print pictures and images for free. Students can also use them to search for pictures to use in their multimedia projects. 1- Pixabay On Pixabay you may find and share images free of copyrights. Pics4Learning is an open project where anyone ( particularly photographers ) can join in and add their photos. This is a search engine for free photos.

Chrome Dojo - AmplifiedIT What kind of Chrome Ninja are you? Join our Dojo White BeltGreen BeltBlack BeltChromeBook MasterChrome Geek Install Chrome Learn about Security on Chrome Find out what makes Chrome Different Why sign in to Chrome Use the address bar (omnibox) Sync tabs across devices Customize Chrome with Themes All things Bookmarks Manage multiple users on Chrome Keyboard Shortcuts 20 Things I Learned Back to Top 6 powerful interactive history sites Colonial House What was it like to live in 1628 Colonial America? To find out, go to this interactive site by PBS and discover the people, food, clothing, houses and ways of life for Colonists, indentures servants, and Native Americans. The site contains a variety of learning activities including audio, video, quizzes, maps, dress the colonist, and an interactive journey across the ocean. Annenberg Learner I have shared this awesome site previously for these posts about math and science and their collection of interactive history activities is second to none. BBC Interactive History Content The BBC always seems to have terrific content and this site is no exception. NAACP Interactive Timeline This terrific site shares the history of the Civil Rights Movements through the history of the NAACP itself. This interactive site from the History Channel brings the American Civil War to you in a series infographics which identify key details about America's most tragic war.

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