Ms. De Santis’ Blog

My Mission: Achieve strong academic skills, Build self-efficacy, Cultivate conscientious citizenship.

Ms. De Santis’ Blog

Entries Tagged as 'Content – Social Studies'

Can you be the new ice king?

January 22nd, 2015 · No Comments · Content - Social Studies

How much ice?  Sawdust? Where should you sell it?  Play the Nova The Ice Trade Game!  Based on a true economic experience, your students can try their skills as ice sellers. For the complete post from TeachersFirst, please click here.

[Read more →]

Tags:

Everyone talks about it..

January 15th, 2015 · No Comments · Content - Social Studies

  You guessed it – the weather.  Here is an email I recently got from Emily Gibbons- “I was on the NOAA website (http://www.noaa.gov/) and they had a cool piece about Marine Snow, and I started clicking around and discovered that, much like Wonderopolis, DE, and similar sites, they have daily facts and info! Just […]

[Read more →]

Tags:

If King Tut had social media?

January 14th, 2015 · 2 Comments · Content - Social Studies

What would he post? Who would be his friends?  Caileigh Giovenco’s  students just produced this Fakebook page.  Want to see the entire page?  Just click here.  

[Read more →]

Tags:

Where are we now?

December 20th, 2014 · No Comments · Content - Social Studies, Content- Cross Discipline

Here is a series of maps from the Washington Post with a wide variety of data.  The site is call 25 Maps and charts that explain America today.  The imagine I selected how the inbound (where my sister lives) and outbound (where I live) population shifts. This might be interesting not only in helping students […]

[Read more →]

Tags: