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America: A Narrative History, 8e: W. W. Norton StudySpace

America: A Narrative History, 8e: W. W. Norton StudySpace
US History Tours powered by Google Earth. This new format traces historical developments across time, touching down on locations vital to our nation's heritage and development. Points of interest in each tour launch primary and multimedia sources. Download Tours: To download: Windows users: right-click, "save link as"; Mac users: ctrl+click, "save as". If you haven’t done it already, download Google Earth™ and install it on your computer. Related:  TAIS Social Studies

Five Ways to Visually Explore Wikipedia Wikipedia is one of the first places that students often go to get some background information on a topic they're researching. Besides just going to and entering a search, there are some other ways to explore the content of Wikipedia. Here are five ways that students can visually explore Wikipedia's content. Wiki Mind Map is a resource for visually exploring Wikipedia. Wiki Mind Map is essentially a search engine for Wikipedia articles that uses the Google Wonder Wheel concept. Wikihood is a neat way to explore the world in your web browser. Wiki Field Trip is a neat website for exploring Wikipedia entries about places around the world. The Full Wiki offers an interesting mash-up of Google Maps and Wikipedia entries. One of the standard layers in Google Earth is the Wikipedia layer.

NationStates | create your own country World Digital Library Home IWitness | IWitness - Education through Genocide Testimony IWitness... Connects students with the past. Engages them in the present. Motivates them to build a better future. With video testimony, multimedia activities and digital resources, IWitness helps facilitate active learning. The Willesden Project 14-year-old Holocaust survivor Lisa Jura’s universal story of bravery and resilience transforms classrooms around the world in an interdisciplinary and multisensory learning experience from USC Shoah Foundation and Hold On To Your Music Foundation. Explore » Meet Holocaust Survivor Pinchas Gutter With Dimensions in Testimony, students and educators can ask questions that prompt real-time responses from a pre-recorded video of Pinchas—a virtual conversation, redefining inquiry-based education. Dimensions in Testimony is supported by in-depth learning resources and available in the IWitness beta website, on desktop and mobile devices with no login required. Learn More » Support for your virtual classroom Learn More » 2020 - 2021 Webinars Learn More »

Stats about all US cities - real estate, relocation info, house prices, home value estimator, recent sales, cost of living, crime, race, income, photos, education, maps, weather, houses, schools, neighborhoods, and more Modern Faith, America in the 1920s, Primary Sources for Teachers, America in Class, National Humanities Center Trinity Church, New York City, 1916 4. Modern Faith The world's awry, undone! The Wayfarer, 1919 One year after the end of World War One, a religious drama opened in New York City that attracted full audiences for weeks. In its myriad forms, the search for "modern faith" in the Twenties reflected two concurrent drives—the need to affirm human goodness, hope, and salvation after the apocalyptic world war, and the struggle to accommodate modernity with traditional and revered belief systems. How Americans addressed this question is sampled in the commentary excerpted here. Discussion Questions Which two of the following were major components of the search for "modern faith" in the 1920s? Framing Questions How was modernity defined in the Twenties? Printing Collected commentary on modern faith 9 pp. Supplemental Sites Images: – Trinity Church and graveyard, New York City, photograph, ca. 1916 (detail). Answer to discussion question #1: b, c. American History Best U.S. History Web Sites Library of Congress An outstanding and invaluable site for American history and general studies. Contains primary and secondary documents, exhibits, map collections, prints and photographs, sound recordings and motion pictures. The Library of Congress American Memory in particular is an outstanding resource for American history and general studies. Center for History and New Media: History Matters A production of the American Social History Project/Center of Media and Learning, City of University New York, and the Center for History and New Media, George Mason University, History Matters is a wonderful online resource for history teachers and students. Teaching American History This is a wonderful collection of thoughtful and thorough lesson plans and other resources on teaching American history. National Archives and Records Administration The NARA offers federal archives, exhibits, classroom resources, census records, Hot Topics, and more.

Project management software, online collaboration: Basecamp History Assessments Beyond the Bubble unlocks the vast digital archive of the Library of Congress to create History Assessments of Thinking (HATs). Explore over 130 easy-to-use assessments that measure students' historical thinking rather than recall of facts. There are 10 “flagship” assessments, each marked with a ribbon. Flagship assessments (e.g., The First Thanksgiving) have extended features, including annotated sample student responses and “Going Deeper” videos that provide insights into the assessments and ideas for how to use them. The rest of the assessments are “alternative version” assessments (e.g., Napoleon’s Retreat). Click here for a complete list of HATs.