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Media History

September 23rd, 2013 · No Comments · Content - Social Studies, Content- Cross Discipline, Content-Art

If you need primary sources (magazines and newspaper) for media studies, then you might like Lantern.  Narrow your search by date, title, collection, format, and language.  All of these are in the public dominion and can be reused.  For the complete post from TeachersFirst, please click here.

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Exploring the past

September 19th, 2013 · No Comments · Content - Social Studies, Content-Art

  Teaching history or art of the ancient world?  Check out Geodia for a timeline and map.  Once you select a site, you can view artifacts from that era.  For the complete post from TeachersFirst, please click here.

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A picture is worth

September 17th, 2013 · No Comments · Content - Social Studies, Content-Art

A 1000 words- and these interactive images from PBS Learning Media will enable your students to create stories of their own.  Drawn from an exhibit at the Peabody Essex Museum in Salem, you can scroll across and zoom in on the artifacts. Art That Tells a Story is designed for grades 4-6 and includes related […]

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Jazz is to democracy..

September 15th, 2013 · No Comments · Content - Social Studies, Content- Cross Discipline, Content-Art

This interesting site using short videos to make comparisons between jazz and our basic democratic principles.  Let Freedom Ring is hosted by retired Judge O’Connor and Wynton Marsalis, this is an unusual combination of the arts and history.  For the complete post, click here on TeachersFirst.

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