Talking History is an oral history website produced by SUNY Albany for the purpose of sharing history lessons and audio artifacts. Every week Talking History publishes two audio segments about various historical topics.
Air travel fascinates me which is why The Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum is one of my favorite museums. One of my good friends recently took his kids there during spring vacation and judging by the Instagram pictures his kids liked it.
The Benefits Of Learning Through Field Trips by Steve Berer, musexplore.net If you are going on a field trip, it is important to prepare your students by developing their visual literacy, and by integrating the trip actively into your curriculum.
Read and follow those who participated in the First World War, watch and follow their stories in real time on Facebook. 10 real people are telling their stories, their experiences, their hopes, fears and humour daily on Facebook. Follow them and talk to them to find out more.
In the past I've shared a handful of infographics and videos designed to help students understand the size of the universe and the scale of objects within it. How Big Is Space? is another good infographic to add to that list.
Mystery Science is a relatively new service that is offering nice science lessons for elementary school students. The lessons on Mystery Science feature a series of videos and images arranged around a science subject.
A cloudy day in Woodstock, Maine.It is a rainy day here in Maine today. We need the rain so I'm not complaining. The weather has reminded me of some good resources for teaching and learning about the water cycle.
In the Web age, being an exquisite wordsmith sadly no longer guarantees people are going to read you write. The writer today must also master photography, SEO, coding, and how to extract money from commissioning editors loathe to help out.
When I first started teaching in Los Angeles in the early 2000s, my third and fourth grade students organized a protest against a school-wide balloon release because they had just learned about the ways deflated balloons can harm marine life.
The lack of indictments against the police officers who were involved in the deaths of Mike Brown in Ferguson, MO and Eric Garner in New York City have brought about a wide range of emotions, conversations, protest and actions. Because this is such an important conversation teachers want to have with their students, below are ADL lessons on Ferguson, related curricula and additional anti-bias resources and strategies to help you discuss this topic with your students.
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Last night on the Free Technology for Teacher Facebook page I posted a set of resources for art lesson plans. That post reminded me of a couple of sources of free art history books that together offer nearly 700 books.
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