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Congress for Kids - Interactive, Fun-filled Experiences About the Federal Government

Congress for Kids - Interactive, Fun-filled Experiences About the Federal Government

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United States (U.S.) Constitution for Kids — Activities, Quizzes, Puzzles, & More U.S. Constitution Activities Welcome to the Fun Zone at Constitutionfacts.com where you'll find U.S. A Guidebook for Social Media in the Classroom Is Social Media Relevant? Take the Quiz Before we talk social media, let's talk about the relevance of social media by taking a quiz. Which of the following is most likely to be true? ☐ Should we teach letter-writing in the classroom? 7 Responsibilities You Have As An American - John Hawkins You hear a lot about "rights" in America. You have a right to an attorney. You have a right to remain silent. You have a right to free speech, a right to "keep and bear arms," a right to "due process," and a right to have "equal protection under the law." Cruel and unusual punishment? Unreasonable search and seizure?

Elementary Lessons for Primary and Secondary Sources Primary and Secondary Sources LA GLEs: 46, 47, 48, 49, 50, 51 Needed prior to first lesson Some examples of primary and secondary sources (photographs, clothing, news articles, photographs of buildings, people, clothes, and activities; and maps, diaries, articles of clothing, advertisements, magazines, etc.

Favorite Severe/Profound Websites? - A to Z Teacher Stuff Forums Hey SPED Teachers, I'm always searching for new ideas for my classroom. I always find lots of interesting Kindergarden and Preschool classroom pages online. But it is so hard to find websites geared towards working with Severe/Profound. My question is: What are your favorite websites to get activity ideas for our students with severe/profound/multiple disabilities... EconEdLink [Note to teacher: The reading ability of your students will determine how you use the flash file. Older students will be able to open the file and read it it independently. For younger students, project the flash file using an LCD projector or television monitor and read the text to students. Regardless of how the information is presented, be sure to emphasize the ABCs of savings by pointing out A is for Aim, B is for Bank, and C is for Coins and Currency.

2015's Top 10 Legislative Issues to Watch 2015 is over. Instead of reading about the past, check out 2016's issues to watch. States and localities will spend much of their time this year grappling with troublesome new realities and trying to work out their relationship with Washington. New realities are a given in any governmental year, but the 2015 crop includes some unusually potent ones. Legislators will be dealing with widespread water shortages, dwindling transportation funds, the emergence of new drugs that threaten to blow up Medicaid budgets, and revised pension accounting rules, among other challenges. There will be passionate debates about how to regulate the hospitality and taxi industries, and about how to safely transport the oil and gas pouring out of North Dakota and Canada.

Teaching About Global Climate Change Teaching About Global Climate Change Teaching About Global Climate Change provides free, online professional development modules for geography and social studies teachers at middle and high school levels. The modules provide information and materials for teachers who are preparing to teach about global climate change. The modules include: Conflict Resolution and Peace Teachers can use these quotes from famous individuals to facilitate student reflection on the importance of conflict resolution. Objectives Students will read and interpret quotes to their peers Students will learn to paraphrase Students will grow more comfortable sharing with their peers Students will increase their listening, summarizing and paraphrasing skills Materials Teacher cuts quotes into individual strips of paper

When teaching students about the U.S. Constitution, Supreme Court decisions, and legislation, planning games and fun activities is always a good idea to keep the topic interesting. Many times students may not find this information that relavent or important, but when the students are able to play a game or do a fun activity then the students may become more interested in the topic and information needed for understanding. When planning a game the class should be divided into teams to help with the competitive aspect of the game. This will help students to want to pay attention and learn from the game experience. Students could also be provided a study sheet with the information in the game, this will help students who may not be able to follow along on a fast paced game. by teresa8sant Jul 31

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