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Edmodo Scavenger Hunt Video Playlist I finally decided to do something that I been putting off for too long - finishing my scavenger hunt videos (I only had three left to record, and it took me less than 5 minutes - shesh) and adding the last 8 mini-videos to my MentorMob playlist. So I did it today! I decided to do an edmodo scavenger hunt because some of my students will be familiar with edmodo (because I had them last year and we used it) and some of my students have most likely never heard of it (Some of my students last year did talk about it to students who weren't in my class). I decided to break the scavenger hunt into steps (18 to be exact) and include a checklist on paper so my students could check it off as they go and get a visual of their progress. Most of the videos are under 2 minutes (Step 12 or 13- can't remember which - is 5 minutes). Create your own Playlist on MentorMob! On a side note, I love mentor mob. I'm going to be working on Unit C - Pronouns and continuing to create my flipped class units.

American History Why Study History? - American Historical Association By Peter N. Stearns People live in the present. They plan for and worry about the future. Any subject of study needs justification: its advocates must explain why it is worth attention. Historians do not perform heart transplants, improve highway design, or arrest criminals. In the past history has been justified for reasons we would no longer accept. History should be studied because it is essential to individuals and to society, and because it harbors beauty. History Helps Us Understand People and Societies In the first place, history offers a storehouse of information about how people and societies behave. History Helps Us Understand Change and How the Society We Live in Came to Be The second reason history is inescapable as a subject of serious study follows closely on the first. The importance of history in explaining and understanding change in human behavior is no mere abstraction. History, then, provides the only extensive materials available to study the human condition.

Edmodo Watch this video on another page You can start using Edmodo in your classroom in no time at all! Follow these three simple steps to create a Teacher Account: Navigate to www.edmodo.com and select the “I’m a Teacher” button to create your free Account.Fill out the registration form and select the “Sign Up” button to complete the sign up process.Check your e-mail for a confirmation to view the next steps for setting up your Edmodo Account. Note: If your school or district has signed up for an Edmodo subdomain, read more about how to join your school or district's Edmodo site! Supreme Court Says Police Can Take DNA Samples WASHINGTON — The police may take DNA samples from people arrested in connection with serious crimes, the Supreme Court ruled on Monday in a 5-to-4 decision. The federal government and 28 states authorize the practice, and law enforcement officials say it is a valuable tool for investigating unsolved crimes. But the court said the testing was justified by a different reason: to identify the suspect in custody. “When officers make an arrest supported by probable cause to hold for a serious offense and they bring the suspect to the station to be detained in custody,” Justice Anthony M. Justice Antonin Scalia summarized his dissent from the bench, a rare move signaling deep disagreement. But the Fourth Amendment forbids searches without reasonable suspicion to gather evidence about an unrelated crime, he said, a point the majority did not dispute. The case featured an alignment of justices that scrambled the usual ideological alliances. Monday’s ruling, Maryland v.

Wikis These four friends are going on a camping trip. They need to bring the right supplies because they're backpacking. The group needs to plan and plan well, so coordination is key. They're all computer users, so they start planning with an email. It's start with one, but then becomes a barrage. Email is not good at coordinating and organizing a group's input. The important information is scattered across everyone's inbox. There is a better way. Most wikis work the same. The buttons are really important. Here are our camping friends and here is a wiki website. Once you're finished editing, you click save and the document becomes a webpage once again, and is ready for the next person to edit it - easy! Edit - Write - and Save. Mary signs up for a wiki site and then sees the new site for the first time. Now it's John's turn. Henry visits the wiki, clicks edit and he can edit the page. Frank saves the page and realizes something awesome. But wait!

France in the year 2000 In this section of the site we bring you curated collections of images, books, audio and film, shining a light on curiosities and wonders from a wide range of online archives. With a leaning toward the surprising, the strange, and the beautiful, we hope to provide an ever-growing cabinet of curiosities for the digital age, a kind of hyperlinked Wunderkammer – an archive of materials which truly celebrates the breadth and variety of our shared cultural commons and the minds that have made it. Some of our most popular posts include visions of the future from late 19th century France, a dictionary of Victorian slang and a film showing the very talented “hand-farting” farmer of Michigan. With each post including links back to the original source we encourage you to explore these wonderful online sources for yourself. Check out our Sources page to see where we find the content.

Sojourn to the Past » Education Links Journey Details Itinerary Speakers Sign-Ups and Forms Get Involved Photo Gallery Doing a research paper on the Civil Rights Movement or a Civil Rights Leader? King Papers Project and the Liberation Curriculum website The King Papers Project is the most extensive collection of Dr. King’s writings, speeches and sermons. Thousands of documents have been made available online! Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee website This site covers SNCC from its birth in 1960 until 1966, when John Lewis was replaced by Stokely Carmichael as chairman. Sovereignty Commission website The Commission investigators toured the state of Mississippi and compiled reports on civil rights activists. Timeline of the Civil Rights Movement website This timeline showcases key events in civil rights history beginning in 1472. Our Documents website Here you can find 100 historical documents, from Plessy v. Don’t forget the resources available through the museums we visit during the 10 day journey. -Karen, Parent

Edmodo founders, Nic Borg and Jeff O'Hara Guide to the Constitution We the People of the United States, in Order to form a more perfect Union, establish Justice, insure domestic Tranquility, provide for the common defense, promote the general Welfare, and secure the Blessings of Liberty to ourselves and our Posterity, do ordain and establish this Constitution for the United States of America. Article I: Legislative Essays » Section 1 All legislative Powers herein granted shall be vested in a Congress of the United States, which shall consist of a Senate and House of Representatives. Section 2 The House of Representatives shall be composed of Members chosen every second Year by the People of the several States, and the Electors in each State shall have the Qualifications requisite for Electors of the most numerous Branch of the State Legislature. When vacancies happen in the Representation from any State, the Executive Authority thereof shall issue Writs of Election to fill such Vacancies. Section 3 Section 4 Section 5 Section 6 Section 7 Section 8 Section 9 G°.

Project Based Learning You remember what it was like in school. IT WAS BORING! You sat in class, memorized as much as you could and tried to pass a test at the end. But is that good enough? These days school can be more interesting and effective by focusing students on work that matters. Most adults live in a world of projects. Let’s take a look at this Project Based World. Claire came out of the project looking like a rock star and she learned a lot about green products. The world needs more Claires. The answer is Project Based Learning or PBL. Here’s what I mean. Mr. After dividing the class into teams, he got them started on the project. The project teams showed off their final work to an enthusiastic audience of parents and their children at a nearby elementary school. His students practiced critical thinking, collaboration and communication. I'm Lee LeFever, and this has been Project Based Learning Explained by Common Craft.

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