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Do you have what it takes?

May 8th, 2015 · No Comments · Content - Social Studies

To be a spy that is.  Test your skills (with primary documents) during the American Revolution.  Do you have the skills to bypass the British and deliver the letter to Paul Revere?  Test your skills here.  This would be great for fifth or seventh graders. For the complete post from TeachersFirst, please click here.

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New England ( from a 17th-19th century view)

April 28th, 2015 · No Comments · Content - Social Studies

If you are looking for interactives sites centered on 17th-19th century New England, be sure to visit American Centuries.  Here you will an online museum filled with fashion, current events, and even life in the classroom! For the complete post from TeachersFirst, please click here.

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Paper Slide Videos

April 23rd, 2015 · No Comments · Content - Social Studies

  These are created in one class period with Ms. Hauge’s students.  I shared a sample paper slide with them and also used Lodge McCammon’s How To video   .

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Got PARK?

April 23rd, 2015 · No Comments · Content - Social Studies

I love this PSA for two reasons.  First, it is a great example of a public service announcement that would connect with our students.  And second because it introduces a new Find Your Nation Park program from the Park Service.  For all the information, please see the post here on Free Technology for Teachers.

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