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Thinking like a historian

October 16th, 2014 · No Comments · Content - Social Studies

Historical Thinking Skills Interactives is an interesting site from Annenberg’s American History- you can have your students explore artifacts, reading maps, even curating exhibits. For the complete post at TeachersFirst, please click here.

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Teaching the Civil War?

October 14th, 2014 · No Comments · Content - Social Studies

Teaching the Civil War hosts a series interactive maps.  From railroad, to industry to agriculture- these would be great for students to view and explore. For the complete post at TeachersFirst, please click here.  

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The 5 Themes

October 13th, 2014 · No Comments · Content - Social Studies

While working in Google Classroom today with Mrs. Langella’s class, we had time to create a video about the five themes of geography.  Our process was similar to paper slides- then I put everything into iMovie and added transitions.  Special thanks to her class for all their help!    

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Who says history can’t be cool?

October 8th, 2014 · No Comments · Content - Social Studies

That’s the guiding principle behind Stuff You Missed in History Class.  Thought podcasts, you students can explore a variety of history topics- from the colonization of Australia to the real impact of the cultural revolution in China. You can search by topic. For the complete post from TeachersFirst, please click here.

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