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News and Events Year by Year: 1900-2013

News and Events Year by Year: 1900-2013
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Teaching with Historic Places--a Program of the National Park Service Featured this month: Civics in America Happy 2016! At the start of this election year, Teaching with Historic Places is highlighting its lessons about Civics in America. These lessons teach government topics and the histories of American citizens taking individual or collective action: from serving in elected office to engaging in philanthropic efforts; from volunteering in a citizens' militia to fighting for basic rights. Many of the featured lessons also feature service learning activities to engage students in their communities and government. NEW! (Photo depicts students at the historic New Kent School in 1970, after integration) Lessons featuring Civil Rights & Racial Healing In the wake of violence and racist terrorism, students need ways to explore and talk about the roots of both injustice and heroic struggle against it. Preserve America Find TwHP lessons featuring historic sites in Preserve America Communities.

Ressources pour la thèse et au-delà | Méthodologie, outils et astuces du (jeune) chercheur A Learning Center for Young Astronomers The StarChild site is a service of the High Energy Astrophysics Science Archive Research Center (HEASARC), Dr. Alan Smale (Director), within the Astrophysics Science Division (ASD) at NASA/GSFC. StarChild Authors: The StarChild Team StarChild Graphics & Music: Acknowledgments StarChild Project Leader: Dr. Laura A.

1) “la vérité sur l’histoire à l’école” ou les mensonges du Figaro Rédacteurs : Laurence De Cock, Eric Fournier, Guillaume Mazeau 1979 : depuis quelques années, une réforme des programmes d’histoire peine à s’instituer. A l’école primaire, les activités d’éveil ont remplacé les cours disciplinaires et, dans le collège unique à peine naissant, le ministre René Haby tente de faire admettre un enseignement de sciences sociales qui mêle histoire, géographie et économie. L’association des professeurs d’histoire-géographie s’alarme dès 1976 de cette dissolution disciplinaire. C’est le rôle d’une association corporatiste d’exercer une vigilance sur les changements d’une discipline. En octobre de la même année, Alain Decaux, féru d’histoire, fait une conférence à Vichy. Il suffit parfois d’un mélange de narcissisme, de machisme et d’un bon réseau relationnel pour faire éclater une véritable controverse. Le cadre des lamentations est désormais posé. Le Figaro magazine publie donc un dossier au titre tonitruant : « Qui veut casser l’histoire de France ?

Professional Development The course, based on promising results produced by the professional development model delivered in the Verizon Innovate Learning Schools, includes five modules developed around ISTE standards. Course modules are designed to help teachers, administrators and tech coaches implement effective mobile learning initiatives in their schools and classrooms. Continuing Education Units (CEUs) from Johns Hopkins University will be offered to teachers completing the Verizon Mobile Learning Academy courses. Mobile Learning (Mobile Devices, Apps,Tablets) I have an iPad – Now What? Touch tablets—iPad and Android—are the consumer electronic with the fastest adoption rate ever. Partner: ISTE Mobile Devices in the Science ClassroomPresenter: Ben and Jared Science and technology form a natural bond that allows for the creation of a better learning environment for students and teachers. Parent Engagement and Mobile LearningPresenter: Monica Burton iPad for BeginnersPresenter: Chris O'Neal Pedagogical Practices

Un pas de plus dans l’eugénisme : à propos du DPN dans le projet de loi de bioéthique Le diagnostic prénatal (DPN) tend à détecter in utero les affections dont pourrait souffrir l’embryon. Il se distingue du diagnostic pré implantatoire (DPI) qui recherche les affections dont pourrait être atteint l’embryon in vitro. Ces deux pratiques contenaient dès l’origine un germe d’eugénisme qui n’a pas manqué de se développer et à l’encontre duquel le projet de loi relatif à la bioéthique n’ose pas aller. En effet, pourquoi rechercher les maladies affectant un enfant non encore né ? Pour le soigner ? - Rééquilibrer l’information délivrée aux femmes sur la trisomie 21 ; - Desserrer la contrainte du dépistage généralisé ; - Organiser un débat national sur la question de l’eugénisme ; Cet appel est plus nécessaire que jamais lorsque l’on prend la mesure de la réforme engagée. Actuellement, l’article L. 2131-1 du Code de la santé publique dans sa rédaction dispose que « Art. La nouvelle rédaction de ce texte appellerait de nombreuses observations critiques. Like this: J'aime chargement…

Collection Connections - Literature and Poetry - Themed Resources Historical context and ideas for integrating individual digital collections of primary sources into instruction. American Life Histories: Manuscripts from the Federal Writers' Project, 1936-1940 (Summary and Teaching Resources) The life histories, in combination with fictional novels, can engage students in the study of themes such as loss of innocence, consequences of failure, or corruption and its consequences. American Women: A Gateway to Library of Congress Resources for the Study of Women's History and Culture in the United States (Summary Only) Search this collection using the terms "author", "poet" or "literature". American Notes: Travels in America, 1750-1920 (Summary Only) This collection presents over 250 books documenting the travel in America. Authors include James Fenimore Cooper, William Cullen Bryant, Charles Dickens, Washington Irving, Benjamin Henry Latrobe, Frederick Law Olmsted, and Robert Louis Stevenson. The Zora Neale Hurston Plays (Summary Only) Top

- Themed Resources Exhibitions, special presentations, lesson plans and other materials gathered from throughout the Library of Congress for selected curricular themes. Abraham LincolnExplore the life of the sixteenth president of the U.S. through photographs, his correspondence, speeches and expert commentary from the Library of Congress. AdvertisingThe rise of consumer culture traced through branding and product information. Asian Pacific AmericansOfficial documents, newspapers, photos, poems, maps, images, and Webcasts chronicle the experiences and accomplishments of Asian Americans in the United States. BaseballCulture, change and history, including Jackie Robinson's groundbreaking role, through baseball cards, songs, and historical documents. Civics and GovernmentThe evolution and functioning of the U.S. Civil RightsThe African-American struggle for full citizenship from abolition, Reconstruction and the Jim Crow laws, continuing to Brown v. Top

Before You Post Your Work...Do You Need Permission? | COOL Schools | Web Honor Roll Before You Post Your Work...Do You Need Permission? Internet law is constantly being rewritten and/or revised. In order to stay within the law, it is necessary to be aware of current guidelines. The links below will be helpful to educators and students engaged in Internet research or web posting. Letter of Request Student templates for permission to use web graphics and other media. Connect2Texas About the Fair Use| U.S. Copyright Office U.S. Copyright Office Fair Use Index Welcome to the U.S. The Fair Use Index tracks a variety of judicial decisions to help both lawyers and non-lawyers better understand the types of uses courts have previously determined to be fair—or not fair. The Fair Use Index is designed to be user-friendly. Although the Fair Use Index should prove helpful in understanding what courts have to date considered to be fair or not fair, it is not a substitute for legal advice. We hope you find the Fair Use Index a helpful resource. Please note that the Copyright Office is unable to provide specific legal advice to individual members of the public about questions of fair use.

The Educator's Guide to Copyright and Fair Use A five-part series When it comes to copyright law and the application of fair use exceptions, ignorance is definitely not bliss! Learn how to educate yourselves and your students and avoid making a costly mistake! You really did plan to find time over the summer to familiarize yourself with the latest information on copyright law. So now you have a student who wants to include audio of a Beatles song in a multimedia presentation about the 1960s, another who wants to include the poem "Casey at the Bat" in a report on the World Series, and a third who wants to post photographs of Biden and Obama to the class Web site. What's an educator to do? Click Part 1: Copyrights and Copying Wrongs below to begin. Who Said That? Article by Linda Starr Education World® Copyright © Education World

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