12 Apps for Students of Any Age | Goodkin It’s that time of year again that every student dreads, no matter what age. So what could make returning back to school a little more fun? Some great iPhone and iPod apps that actually are helpful and fun to use. We have compiled a list of twelve super helpful iPhone and iPod apps for every student from elementary school all the way to college. Take a look at these great apps and download some of them to get your student excited about school this year and on the path to a successful educational career. Elementary/Primary School Wheels on the Bus No elementary school student should be without this cute and educational app Wheels on the Bus. Fractions Helper Although your third, fourth, or fifth grader may not think so right now, fractions can be fun with the Fractions Helper app. Word Magic This app is best at helping students build their vocabulary! Middle School Dictionary.com There’s no need to carry around those heavy, clunky paper dictionaries any longer. High School College
Teaching With Documents: Lesson Plans Skip Navigation. Teachers Home > Teachers' Resources > Teaching With Documents Lessons by Era More Lesson Plan Resources Primary Source Research & Classroom Resources DocsTeachFind and create interactive learning activities with primary source documents that promote historical thinking skills. Analysis Worksheets Teaching With Documents: Lesson Plans This section contains reproducible copies of primary documents from the holdings of the National Archives of the United States, teaching activities correlated to the National History Standards and National Standards for Civics and Government, and cross-curricular connections. Teaching with primary documents encourages a varied learning environment for teachers and students alike. PDF files require the free Adobe Reader. Teachers > Connect With Us Primary Sources DocsTeach Visits & Workshops Other Resources
Harry Ransom Center Lesson Plans Guide to the Collections The web version (2010) of the Ransom Center's Guide to the Collections (2003) contains information relating to the collections in a considerably revised and updated version. The printed guide is no longer available for purchase. Please note that this Guide is a narrative summary of our collection strengths, not a catalog. To search the Guide, enter a term below; to browse, click on one of the Areas of Study in the right-hand menu. The Library Chronicle Online The Library Chronicle of the University of Texas at Austin was published between 1943 and 1998. The journal was published in three series (1943-1969; a New Series [1970-1989]; and volumes 20-27 [1990-1997]). Most of the Library Chonicle for this period is now available online in a full-text, keyword-searchable and browsable version, courtesy of Google Books and the Hathi Trust. Most individual hardcopy issues of the Chronicle are still available for sale from the Ransom Center.
12 Resources All Social Studies Te One of the things that some readers may not know about me is that I actually do have a day job and don't spend the whole day on the Internet. My day job is teaching high school social studies. For the last couple of years my teaching assignments have been US History and US Civics. In the past I've also taught World Studies courses. Over the last few years I've come realize that there are some websites and free resources with which every social studies teacher should be familiar. Here is my list. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12.
The Best Sites For Learning About The Constitution Of The United States | Larry Ferlazzo's Websites of the Day... Federal legislation requires schools in the United States to offer lessons related to the U.S. Constitution on U.S. Constitution Day — September 17th of each year. You might also be interested in The Best Resources For “Bill Of Rights Day.” Here are my choices for The Best Sites For Learning About The Constitution Of The United States: The Constitution Center has to be everybody’s first stop. Here are collections of the online lessons I used in my United States History classes last year on the Bill of Rights and on the Constitution. The Constitution For Kids has three “levels” of explanations about the U.S. The History Channel has many multimedia features related to the Constitution. How Stuff Works has many videos related to the Constitution. Here’s an interactive “learning object” from the Wisconsin Online Resource Center on Amendments To The Constitution. Here’s a bilingual (English/Spanish) glossary for the Constitution. Quiz Tree has some interactive quizzes on the Constitution. Mr.
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