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Entries Tagged as 'history'

Why are they heros?

November 25th, 2013 · No Comments · Classroom, Content - Social Studies

These are not superheros- but regular folks.  What amazing works did they accomplish?  While some of the portraits were familiar- others were new to me.For the complete post, please click here. (From TeachersFirst )

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What did George really say?

November 22nd, 2013 · No Comments · Content - Social Studies

FoundersOnline provides primary documents in the form of letters from our founding fathers. You can search author, period,  or topic.  For the complete post, please click here. (from TeachersFirst)

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Who knew history had labs?

September 26th, 2013 · No Comments · Content - Social Studies

  I know labs- investigations, observations, and drawing (sometimes a different) conclusion.  The folks at UMBC (University of Maryland Baltimore County) have taken history into the lab.  History Labs (or A Guide Approach to Historical Inquiry in theK-12 Classroom) outlines a step by step plan to help encourage critical thinking skills as opposed to the […]

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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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