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Test Your Geography Knowledge on the GeoBee Challenge App

Test Your Geography Knowledge on the GeoBee Challenge App | History and Social Studies in Seconday Education | Scoop.it
The GeoBee Challenge iPad app from National Geographic is an excellent app that students can use to test and develop their knowledge of world geography. The contains more than 1300 questions about ...
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Obama on Ukraine: Russia on "the wrong side of history" - CBS News

Obama on Ukraine: Russia on "the wrong side of history" - CBS News | History and Social Studies in Seconday Education | Scoop.it
Boston Globe Obama on Ukraine: Russia on "the wrong side of history" CBS News President Obama on Monday condemned Russia for being "on the wrong side of history" in the Ukrainian conflict and urged Congress to work with him on a package of...
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Embattled Industrial Museum looks for support in the history - Allentown Morning Call

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Embattled Industrial Museum looks for support in the history Allentown Morning Call Harper Seabourne and Cindy Reiss, of Allentown, look at objects as the Museum of Industrial History holds an open house to show its artifacts for the public at...
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Geography of Ukraine

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The NY times has put together an excellent map resource to help us understand the Geography of Ukraine and the current crisis in the region.The maps show the areas of Ukraine which are in favor of the incursion by Russia.
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High School English/ESL/Social Studies Teacher Wanted!

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Shenzhen, China (Apply to this job: High School English/ESL/Social Studies Teacher Wanted! in Shenzhen, China http://t.co/DSWsZ21IVn #job)
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Why Americans Should Care about Venezuela's Fight for Freedom

Why Americans Should Care about Venezuela's Fight for Freedom | History and Social Studies in Seconday Education | Scoop.it
While the uprising in Venezuela is getting lots less news coverage than the turmoil in Ukraine, the outcome is of equal importance — if not more — to the United States. (Why should Americans care about what's happening in Venezuela?
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Chisolm's Trail cowboy culture to hit social studies textbook - Cuero Record

Chisolm's Trail cowboy culture to hit social studies textbook - Cuero Record | History and Social Studies in Seconday Education | Scoop.it
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Chisolm's Trail cowboy culture to hit social studies textbook. Submitted by crecord2010 on Tue, 03/04/2014 - 10:26am.
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Today in History: March 3

On this day in history: Beating of Rodney King; Alexander Graham Bell born; Star Spangled banner becomes National Anthem. (March 3)
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Book on Losing British Generals Wins American History Prize - New York Times (blog)

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Book on Losing British Generals Wins American History Prize New York Times (blog) The prize, whose previous winners include Robert Caro, Drew Gilpin Faust and Gordon Wood, comes with a $50,000 cash award and an engraved medal, which will be...
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Catholics: History and Meaning of Ash Wednesday and Lent

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On Wednesday, over a billion Catholics around the world will celebrate Ash Wednesday, the official beginning of Lent in the faith, without any idea of the history or meaning behind the celebration. While Catholicism seems to ...
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Putin, Tilting at History - New Yorker (blog)

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New Yorker (blog) Putin, Tilting at History New Yorker (blog) All in all, the Russian leader gave the impression that he is comfortable with the situation his forces have established on the ground, that he is unlikely to buckle to Western...
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The history of Ukraine: its territory, identity and geography explored in light of the crisis | History Extra

The history of Ukraine: its territory, identity and geography explored in light of the crisis | History Extra | History and Social Studies in Seconday Education | Scoop.it
- Anti-government demonstrations in Kiev’s Independence Square have been persistent since last November, prompting violent responses from riot police armed with truncheons and tear gas.
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Today in History for March 6th

http://smarturl.it/AssociatedPress Highlights of this day in history: Alamo falls to Mexican forces; Michelangelo born; Walter Cronkite retires. (March 6) Th...
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“Crimea and Punishment” | Geography Education

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Comments on the Media Coverage of the Recent Events in Crimea "As was the case 160 years ago, Crimea has once again become 'the tinderbox', potentially ready to ignite a pan-European conflict.
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Misreading Putin, and history - Washington Post

Misreading Putin, and history - Washington Post | History and Social Studies in Seconday Education | Scoop.it
Misreading Putin, and history Washington Post One hundred years after a spark in Central Europe ignited a conflagration from which the world has not yet recovered and from which Europe will never recover, armed forces have crossed an international...
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Visitation teacher wins top social studies award - East Side Review

Visitation teacher wins top social studies award - East Side Review | History and Social Studies in Seconday Education | Scoop.it
Visitation teacher wins top social studies award
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Second-grade teacher Molly Hickok of Visitation School is being praised for her creativity and innovative teaching methods and activities.
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Textbooks are out, iPads are in for fifth-grade Souderton Area School District social studies - Souderton Independent - Montgomery News

Textbooks are out, iPads are in for fifth-grade Souderton Area School District social studies - The old approach to fifth-grade social studies in the Souderton Area School District was teachers lecturing to students with lessons centered around a...
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Social Studies Documentary

A simple Mini-Documentary pulled together for a Social Studies class. I do not claim to own any of the pictures used to enhance the experience of the audio.
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Social Studies teacher earns top honors - The Sun

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Social Studies teacher earns top honors
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Osceola High School Social Studies instructor Pam Kaiser will be honored by the Wisconsin Council for Social Studies as the Distinguished Teacher of the Year.
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Today in History for March 4

On this day in history: Franklin D. Roosevelt sworn in as president, Ronald Reagan takes responsibility for the Iran-Contra affair, the AAA is born in 1904. ...
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The history of the Cold War - CNN

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The history of the Cold War
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The end of World War II set the stage for the Cold War, the struggle between communism and capitalism that pitted East against West and pushed the world to the brink of nuclear war.
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The 160-Year Christian History Behind What's Happening in Ukraine - ChristianityToday.com

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Yet the war's causes seem to belong to a strictly pre-modern era, and Orlando Figes' excellent recent history calls this The Last Crusade.
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Crimea's Complicated History in Brief - Voice of America

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Katherine Gypson. March 05, 2014. Crimea is a strategically located region on the Black Sea with a complicated history.
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Free Technology for Teachers: Create Your Own Geography Games With These Free Tools

Free Technology for Teachers: Create Your Own Geography Games With These Free Tools | History and Social Studies in Seconday Education | Scoop.it
Create Your Own Geography Games With These Free Tools via Free Technology for Teachers - One of ... http://t.co/YnS5g7Rd6U
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World’s Most Powerful Wind Turbine Swings Into Gear | EcoWatch

World’s Most Powerful Wind Turbine Swings Into Gear | EcoWatch | History and Social Studies in Seconday Education | Scoop.it
Geography: World’s Most Powerful Wind Turbine Swings Into Gear http://t.co/DYZyPlA0GP http://t.co/HqQYY4kp1j
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