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History: Historical Figures

History: Historical Figures

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How To Start Integrating Coding Into Project Based Learning - from Kate Wilson - EdTechTeacher This post first appeared on Edudemic. True Project Based Learning (PBL) challenges students to acquire deeper knowledge of a concept by establishing connections outside their classroom. According to the research on PBL, the main tenets are to create real world connections, develop critical thinking skills, foster structured collaboration, motivate student driven work, and enable a multifaceted approach. Similarly, coding applies all of these core tenets as programs require logical thinking, team work, a variety of tools, and – most importantly – perseverance on the part of the student. Consider the potential of applying the challenges of coding to the proven successful tenets of PBL. Coding Application: Find a solution to a problem by creating an App or Website

The Royal Family The five sovereigns (six if Lady Jane Grey is included) of the Tudor dynasty are among the most well-known figures in Royal history. Of Welsh origin, Henry VII succeeded in ending the Wars of the Roses between the houses of Lancaster and York to found the highly successful Tudor house. Henry VII, his son Henry VIII and his three children Edward VI, Mary I and Elizabeth I ruled for 118 eventful years.

NOVA Injecting Stem Cells Directly Into the Brain Lets Stroke Patients Walk Again This technique could help repair stroke patients’ brains, bringing hope to those living with paralysis. From NOVA Next | Jun 7, 2016 Beauty in Physics, Synthetic Genomes, and More: Week in Review NOVA Next rounds up the best science stories for the week ending June 3, 2016. From NOVA Next | Jun 5, 2016 queen of England Elizabeth I Queen of England View Biographies Related ToCategoriesDates Elizabeth I, bynames The Virgin Queen and Good Queen Bess (born September 7, 1533, Greenwich, near London, England—died March 24, 1603, Richmond, Surrey), queen of England (1558–1603) during a period, often called the Elizabethan Age, when England asserted itself vigorously as a major European power in politics, commerce, and the arts. Although her small kingdom was threatened by grave internal divisions, Elizabeth’s blend of shrewdness, courage, and majestic self-display inspired ardent expressions of loyalty and helped unify the nation against foreign enemies.

Chronology The Turkic speaking Uighurs were one of many distinct cultural groups brought together by the trade of the Silk Route at Turfan in Chinese Central Asia. The Uighurs, primarily pastoral nomads, observed a number of religions including Manichaeism, Buddhism, and Nestorian Christianity. Many of the artefacts from this period were found in the 19 th century in this remote desert region of China. The Seljuks were another Central Asian nomadic group. They were the first Turkic dynasty to control Central Asia as far as the eastern Mediterranean. The Seljuks moved West in 1040 AD.

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King Henry VIII, the Mind of a Tyrant Upload Subscription preferences Loading... Heroes of History - The Heroic Monomyth As of July 1, 2013 ThinkQuest has been discontinued. We would like to thank everyone for being a part of the ThinkQuest global community: Students - For your limitless creativity and innovation, which inspires us all. Teachers - For your passion in guiding students on their quest. Partners - For your unwavering support and evangelism.

Life Vest Inside – Film “DFK2012 WorldWide Montage” “DFK2014 WorldWide Montage” “Official Song: Show You Care” “AOK Cards” “Voices of Kindness” “Season to Love” “DFK2013 Promo Video” “NYK Video” Enuma Elish: Babylonian Creation Myth Dennis Bratcher The Enuma Elish is a Babylonian or Mesopotamian myth of creation recounting the struggle between cosmic order and chaos. It is basically a myth of the cycle of seasons. It is named after its opening words and was recited on the fourth day of the ancient Babylonian New Year's festival. The basic story exists in various forms in the area. This version is written in Akkadian, an old Babylonian dialect, and features Marduk, the patron deity of the city of Babylon.

History Map Archive Browse the Map Archive The art and history of cartography, aka mapmaking, goes back to ancient times. Or at least what they thought it could look like. The Etymology Dictionary informs us that our English word map derives from the Latin word mappa, meaning napkin or cloth on which maps were drawn. The Map Archive This map collection is indexed chronologically and by continent. More on Being a 21st Century Educator What is all the buzz about 21st Century educating? I think it is more than just using technology in your classroom- though that is lots of fun. In 1995, I was a part of a research team that was integrating technology in the classroom to teach energy in the human body. We had video cameras, simulation programs, and a whole host of other instructional technology.

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