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The Renaissance | The Rebirth of Europe |Society, Art and Architecture, Economy | Leonardo da Vinci

The Renaissance | The Rebirth of Europe |Society, Art and Architecture, Economy | Leonardo da Vinci | Classroom Ideas | Scoop.it
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Renaissance Faire Homepage

Everything for the Renaissance-Faire enthusiast, including Costumes, Language, History of Elizabethan England, and more.
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Every Castle - Castles, Palaces and Fortresses

Every Castle - Castles, Palaces and Fortresses | Classroom Ideas | Scoop.it
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Pictures and sites of many still-standing castles in Europe.

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Ducksters History: Renaissance Science for Kids

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Kids learn about science during the Renaissance. The inventions and technology of this time in history.
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Could be a great starting/launchig place for Renaissance project

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Weapons of the Middle Ages Video - Middle Ages - HISTORY.com

Weapons of the Middle Ages Video - Middle Ages - HISTORY.com | Classroom Ideas | Scoop.it
The middle class provided the foot soldiers of the Middle Ages, and these were their weapons.
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Top 10 Inventions of the Middle Ages - Listverse

Top 10 Inventions of the Middle Ages - Listverse | Classroom Ideas | Scoop.it
The middle ages (5th - 15th Centuries AD), often termed The Dark Ages, were actually a time of great discovery and invention. The Middle ages also saw majo
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Inventions in the Middle Ages

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Go to this site providing information about the facts, history of the Inventions in the Middle Ages. Fast and accurate facts about the Inventions in the Middle Ages. Learn about the history of the Inventions in the Middle Ages.
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The Middle Ages: Lessons Take Students Back in Time

Use these creative cross-curriculum ideas for exploring the Middle Ages with students at all grade levels.
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Education World: making own paper, 

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A.P. Giannini Middle School: Medieval Europe

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websites for middle age activities

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PALS: Tasks

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Clearinghouse for activities in grades 5-8.

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Tube Teaching: How to Create a YouTube Channel

Tube Teaching: How to Create a YouTube Channel | Classroom Ideas | Scoop.it

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Moushira Issa's curator insight, March 31, 2013 9:27 AM

Youtube is agreat educational tool.

Doug Joubert's comment, March 31, 2013 7:12 PM
Thanks, Gust!
F1 Deals's comment, April 2, 2013 3:27 AM
Nice Topic Thanks for shear with us.
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PowToon - Brings Awesomeness to your presentations

PowToon - Brings Awesomeness to your presentations | Classroom Ideas | Scoop.it
PowToon is a brand new presentation tool that allows you to create animated presentations and cartoon style videos just by dragging and dropping. (Awesome tool for creating animations and presentations!

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A Straightforward Guide To Using Pinterest In Education - Edudemic

A Straightforward Guide To Using Pinterest In Education - Edudemic | Classroom Ideas | Scoop.it
Wondering how to use Pinterest in education? Find out with this highly visual and simple look at how to use Pinterest (great for beginners!)

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Linda Buckmaster's curator insight, May 18, 2013 2:20 AM

I am a huge fan of Pinterest and will definitely try this out in my classroom; though Pinterest is not so well known in the UK.

Jan Schwartz's curator insight, May 18, 2013 1:32 PM

I admit to knowing nothing about Pinterest, but this makes it look interesting and useful.

Bonnie Bracey Sutton's curator insight, May 18, 2013 3:15 PM

Good guide

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Medieval Weapons

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ExperiLAND

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Experiland features science projects & science experiments aimed at kids grades 1 to 8 in the following main categories - Chemistry, Earth science & astronomy, Electricity & magnetism, Life sciences and Physics
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Make a guitar out of a shoebox

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Science in the Renaissance - Smarthistory

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Art history essay about science and faith in Renaissance Italy.
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ed tech teacher: best of history websites

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Best of History Web Sites, created by EdTechTeacher, is an award-winning portal that contains annotated links to over 1200 history web sites and activities.
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BBC - History: Middle Ages

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Turmoil, crisis and the creation of a state, from Magna Carta to the horrors of the Black Death.
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Middle Ages for Kids - Medieval Europe for Middle School Kids

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Kidipede Page/links for Middle Ages info - for kids.

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Science & Technology of the Medieval Era

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The Great Northern Medieval Fair offers jousting knights in shining armour and everything medieval. The best medieval festival in Ontario, near Collingwood.
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8 Excellent Free Timeline Creation Tools for Teachers ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

8 Excellent Free Timeline Creation Tools for Teachers ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Classroom Ideas | Scoop.it
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Create An Interactive, Label-Based Image Quiz!

Create An Interactive, Label-Based Image Quiz! | Classroom Ideas | Scoop.it

Thanks to Larry Ferlazzo for sharing this resource! ImageQuiz is a fantastic new website that lets users create image-based quizzes with ease. Just upload your image, choose a title, and begin tagging the loations of the labels.


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Shanika Journey's curator insight, February 23, 2013 4:03 PM

Cool tool for the non-techie people out there who want to use interactive images to teach others.

Dean Mantz's curator insight, February 25, 2013 1:22 PM

I appreciate Jim Lerman for sharing this post on his "Into the Driver's Seat" scoop.it page. 

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Which is the best mindmapping software? | Digital presentations in education

Which is the best mindmapping software? | Digital presentations in education | Classroom Ideas | Scoop.it

I track discussions about mind mapping on Twitter and in blogs, and I often hear or read the question "Which is the best mindmapping software?


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Louise Robinson-Lay's curator insight, April 14, 2013 5:35 PM

There are many excellent mind mapping software applications around. This survey gives overviews of some of the ones available.

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Tellagami for Story Telling

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"There are so many great screencasting apps that I use in my classroom.  Tellagami is a fantastic free iPad app takes it to another level by allowing users to create their own avatars and place themselves anywhere they’d like (I’m “standing” in my classroom now.)"


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Mike Burgermeister's curator insight, May 21, 2013 9:20 PM

I have used this app and it is easy and works well.