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Gettysburg Animated Map « Back to Maps | More on Gettysburg » « View All Animated Maps | More Animated Maps: JavaScript and Adobe Flash 9 are required to view the CWPT Animated Maps. Watch our animated map of the Battle of Gettysburg, produced by Wide Awake Films. Learn more about this important Civil War battle in Pennsylvania. American Revolution: Early Colonial Era 1000 A.D. -Leif Ericson, a Viking seaman, explores the east coast of North America and sights Newfoundland, establishing a short-lived settlement there. 1215 - The Magna Carta document is adopted in England, guaranteeing liberties to the English people, and proclaiming basic rights and procedures which later become the foundation stone of modern democracy. 1492 - Christopher Columbus makes the first of four voyages to the New World, funded by the Spanish Crown, seeking a western sea route to Asia. On October 12, sailing the Santa Maria, he lands in the Bahamas, thinking it is an outlying Japanese island. 1497 - John Cabot of England explores the Atlantic coast of Canada, claiming the area for the English King, Henry VII.

BCcampus OpenEd Resources Clinical Procedures for Safer Patient Care Faculty reviewed Adopted Ancillary Resources Author(s): Glynda Rees Doyle, British Columbia Institute of Technology, Jodie Anita McCutcheon, British Columbia Institute of TechnologyDate: Dec 14, 2018Description: This open educational resource (OER) was developed to ensure best practice and quality care based on the latest evidence, and to address inconsistencies in how clinical health care skills are taught and practised in the clinical setting. The checklist approach, used in this textbook, aims to provide standardized processes for clinical skills and to help nursing schools and clinical practice partners keep procedural practice current. Each skill/procedure is covered in a chapter that has learning...

Teaching With Documents Skip Navigation. Teachers Home > Teachers' Resources > Teaching With Documents American Slave Narratives From 1936 to 1938, over 2,300 former slaves from across the American South were interviewed by writers and journalists under the aegis of the Works Progress Administration. These former slaves, most born in the last years of the slave regime or during the Civil War, provided first-hand accounts of their experiences on plantations, in cities, and on small farms. Their narratives remain a peerless resource for understanding the lives of America's four million slaves. What makes the WPA narratives so rich is that they capture the very voices of American slavery, revealing the texture of life as it was experienced and remembered.

Open Educational Resources Utah's Open Textbook Projects Utah has geared up to begin providing teachers, students, and parents with materials to support the Utah Core Standards, instruction, and teaching. Created by groups of content and teaching experts, including university faculty, district and school specialists, teachers, and USOE staff. Science Utah’s first OER project was science. USOE has been working with science for over several years.

How All 50 States Got Their Names Alabama Before Europeans landed on American shores, the upper stretches of the Alabama River in present-day Alabama used to be the home lands of a Native American tribe called – drum roll, please – the Alabama (Albaamaha in their own tribal language). The river and the state both take their names from the tribe, that's clear enough, but the meaning of the name was another matter. Texas State Historical Association (TSHA) The new Texas Almanac 2014-2015 is here! Known as "the source of all things Texan," the Texas Almanac is the go-to guide for all subjects relating to Texas industries, commerce, history, government, sports, and other vital aspects of the Lone Star State. And it can be yours when you order your copy today! Packed with articles, hundreds of full-color photographs, maps, and data, the 752-page Texas Almanac is heralded as the premier reference guide for everything Texan.

KERIS Purpose Support the substantial enhancement of public education by shifting the knowledge-centered system to an activity-centered, teaching-learning support system and thus cultivating creative thinking and cooperative problem-solving ability. Direction Re-organize the educational information service based on participation, openness, sharing and cooperation, and reinforce the foundation to share and distribute educational information and facilitate its use through a grand consortium between private and public institutions. Systematically Manage teachers’capabilities for ICT-enabled education by establishing a lifelong management system for their teaching/learning experiences and enhancing the field-based use of ICT in education by operating the Cyber Home Learning Service to improve the academic performance of students Major Tasks

Forty Remarkable Native American Portraits by Frank A. Rinehart from 1899. - Flashbak Flashbak Frank Albert Rinehart was born in Lodi, Illinois in 1861. At some point in the 1870s he and his brother moved to Colorado and started working at a photography studio in Denver. When he was about twenty, Frank and his brother formed a partnership with the famous Western photographer William Henry Jackson. It was under Jackson that Rinehart perfected his, not inconsiderable professional photography skills. However Frank also became particularly interested in Native American culture. In 1898 Rinehart was commissioned to photograph the Indian Congress, which was held in conjunction with the Trans-Missisippi and International Exposition, and the Native American personalities who were attending it.

History on Trial The Pocahontas Archive Did she, or didn't she? Save John Smith, that is. High School eLearning North Carolina has a wide variety of online resources for high school students to get ahead. North Carolina Virtual Public School offers high school credit to students who want to complete Core courses, Advanced Placement courses, and Honors courses online. Learn and Earn Online is a dual credit program, offering both high school and college credit.

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