NOVA - Official Website The 100-Year-Old Idea That Could Change Flight Inspired by birds, bats, and the Wright brothers, engineers are building the next breakthrough in aviation. From NOVA Next | Feb 22, 2017 Teachers Easy Guide on How to Evaluate Web content for Classroom Inclusion As our students grow dependant on Internet being a primary source for their information, it becomes of urgent necessity that we, as teachers and educators, should know how to evaluate web content and decipher credible resources from spam and irrelevant ones. Regrettably enough, some of the teachers who are using technology in their instruction still don't come to grips with the mechanisms used to sift through internet content. There is a crude analogy to this situation . A teacher who does not evaluate the web content he shares with his students is like a person driving a car without having a driver license, he can still drive his car but he does not know the real dangers he is putting himself to in doing so. Update : This article is available for download in a Slideshare presentation below
15 Games To Teach Kids About Social Issues - EasyBib Blog Incorporating games into the classroom is a great way to engage students and increase motivation. But how can social studies and history teachers use games to help students better understand social issues? Our guest contributor and expert on game-based learning, Dr. 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! Take our survey for a chance to win a $50 Amazon gift card. Xpeditions is now archived in National Geographic Education's new website—natgeoed.org If you liked Xpeditions, you'll love the new media-rich natgeoed.org.
Nimbus - Welcome to Nimbus Capture! How to Create Screenshot There are 3 ways to capture your screen: a) With the help of the button in your address bar b) With the help of the context menu; c) With the help of a hot key that you yourself assign in the program settings. At the moment the addon allows capturing the whole Web page, the whole browser window, the part of the browser that you see on your screen or a selected section of the screen as well as creating your own model from scratch.
Gettysburg Address (1863) Perhaps the most famous battle of the Civil War took place at Gettysburg, PA, July 1 to July 3, 1863. At the end of the battle, the Union's Army of the Potomac had successfully repelled the second invasion of the North by the Confederacy's Army of Northern Virginia. Several months later, President Lincoln went to Gettysburg to speak at the dedication of the cemetery for the Union war dead. Speaking of a "new birth of freedom," he delivered one of the most memorable speeches in U.S. history. At the end of the Battle of Gettysburg, more than 51,000 Confederate and Union soldiers were wounded, missing, or dead. Many of those who died were laid in makeshift graves along the battlefield.
Connecting the Newsroom and the Classroom The map below, created by web designer Lewis Lehe, shows abortion rates by state as well as the dizzying patchwork of various state abortion restrictions (note that these are just some of the many state restrictions in place). Select a category tab on the right, and then mouse over each state to see what its restrictions are. In the graph under the map, you can also see the number of abortions in each state per 1,000 women (aged 15 – 44), To compare different states, click on one state and then mouse over (but don’t click) another. Hit the “Compare US Total” button to show the selected state against the national rate. Note that the ‘viability’ of a fetus is generally considered to start at 24 weeks. 4 Great Video Resources for Middle and High School Classrooms Videos are a great way to engage students while also bringing a variety of voices and perspectives into your instruction. Both captivating and informative, video is unique among other digital media in the way that it can so readily transcend the walls of your classroom. As the amount of video content on the Web expands, there is of course lots of great educational content that can help you bring the world to your students.
Vilet Lester Letter - Duke Special Collections Library Vilet Lester letter to Miss Patsey Patterson August 29th 1857 Bullock County, Georgia. Vilet Lester to Patsey Patterson, August 29, 1857.Vilet Lester writes to her former mistress, Patsey Patterson, briefly describing her chain of owners since she left the Patterson's. She inquires about others she has left behind, in particular her daughter, whom Lester's new owner has agreed to buy in order to reunite them. CultureTalk CultureTalk by Region and Country About CultureTalk CultureTalk features video clips of interviews and discussions with people from many different countries and of many different ages and walks of life. Some interviews and discussions are in English; more are in the language(s) of the countries involved. Translations and/or transcripts are given for all non-English video clips.
Best Sites for Primary Documents in World History Common Core offers an incentive for teachers to use historic documents to build literacy skills in a content area while empowering students to be the historian in the classroom. But document-based (DBQ) instruction in this context requires four key elements to be successful: The right documents. Knowing how to look at them. Letting students discover their own patterns, then asking students to describe, compare and defend what they found. Download & Streaming : Moving Image Archive by Internet Archive collection eye