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TED | Talks | List

TED | Talks | List | Humanities | Scoop.it
Here you will find the best talks and performances from TED conferences, TEDx and partner events -- and the best of the web. More than 700 talks are now available, with more added each week.
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This website contains many various "talks" from TED conferences to share knowledge, opinions, theories etc from all over the world. Great to show in class, or mention for students to watch in their own time for their interest or beneficial for research.

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dismantle white supremacy

reddit: the front page of the internet
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This sub-page of Reddit is dedicated to racism and international examples of it for those who are anti-racism, enabling them to discuss issues, get involved in the cause against racism. There are also a list of sub-anti-racism pages linked to this one for those who wish to be a part of, or simply explore specific types of anti-racism. This is useful to broaden students' knowledge on the topic and allow them to see that racism does still exist everywhere.

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History

reddit: the front page of the internet
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This sub-page of Reddit is devoted to all of international historical events in general. It allows for individuals to post about things that others may never have heard about before, sharing knowledge and discussing world events. This page also contains a list of sub-sections within history, to easily navigate if you were only interested in a specific topic or subject. Very useful in a classroom setting for students to explore their own interests within history.

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environment

reddit: the front page of the internet
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This sub-page of Reddit is for the purpose of environmental news and issues to be shared, discussed, explored, in order for more people to get involved. Resourceful in a class setting as students knowledge of international environmental issues can always be broadened.

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/r/worldpolitics/

/r/worldpolitics/ | Humanities | Scoop.it
reddit: the front page of the internet
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This sub-page of Reddit allows freedom of international political expression. It encases articles whereby individuals can discuss their opinions of issues. In a classroom setting this is a useful resource to have class/group discussions with and useful for research and allowing students to form their opinion on issues.

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The Creative Process

The Creative Process | Humanities | Scoop.it
reddit: the front page of the internet
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This sub-page of Reddit is for all of the creative minds out there (everyone), allowing individuals to dicuss their ideas, get others opinions on their work via posting their work for others to see, gain more knowledge of creativity and different ways to go about it etc. In my opinion it is very important for students to know how to express themselves creatively so this is very helpful resource whether it be in the classroom or an added activity for 'homework'.

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subreddit for history teachers

subreddit for history teachers | Humanities | Scoop.it
reddit: the front page of the internet
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This sub-page of reddit discusses the importance of History education. Once again, despite it being named for history "teachers", it aids in helping students to understand the importance for their own history education, and to see the teacher side of things. Students can identify interesting ways of learning history posted by others and notify their teacher about them to better his/her teaching.

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Education

reddit: the front page of the internet
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This sub-page on Reddit is a place for individuals to discuss the politics and current news in education. A resource in the classroom for students to know/discuss what is happening in the world of educators to understand a bit more about the school-life beyond the classroom

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RSPCA Australia | For all creatures great & small

RSPCA Australia | For all creatures great & small | Humanities | Scoop.it
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This website informs individuals of animal rights/cruelty, the various campaigns and how to get involved to help the cause. There is also a specific sub section dedicated to student involvement and student essays written in the past for the public to read student opinions and student perspectives on various issues.

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Australian Institute of Health and Welfare

Australian Institute of Health and Welfare | Humanities | Scoop.it
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This website is dedicated to the health and welfare of Australian individuals, encasing statistics to promote better health and wellbeing within the community. There are various articles and released statistics available to inform students of the current health situation in the country.

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headspace - Australia’s National Youth Mental Health Foundation

headspace - Australia’s National Youth Mental Health Foundation | Humanities | Scoop.it
Help and support for young people aged 12-25 at centres, online or over the phone covering mental health issues such as depression, anxiety, self-harm, suicide, eating disorder, illness, cannabis, psychosis, depression, substance use, schizophrenia,...
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This site is especially for younger people struggling with mental health issues, but can also be helpful to inform those who may not know the depths and variations of mental illnesses. The site is sectioned therefore easily navigated. A good resource to show students if they feel they need someone to talk to.

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Data & analysis

Data & analysis | Humanities | Scoop.it
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This is the Australian Census website, whereby individuals can search any statistics, enabling them to use such statistics to help explain arguments, have group discussions etc. It is very informative and easy to navigate for student use.

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Invisible Children

Invisible Children | Humanities | Scoop.it
Invisible Children exists to bring a permanent end to LRA atrocities.
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This site is devoted to cease the existence of the LRA and the well-known Kony. It is a great website as it is most informative of the issue and has a complete timeline inclusive with various articles and videos to support each addition. As well as being an informative look into the invisible children for a particular session/class, the site could be used to look at once a week for example, to follow the timeline updates and keep informed on this particular issue.

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Corruption: It is everywhere

reddit: the front page of the internet
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This sub-page of Reddit is based around the topic of corruption and its existence to this day. This page is used to share knowledge of corruption and discuss it among those who also interested in the topic. Once again, it is a useful resource for class discussions, independant research and gaining a broader knowledge base of the subject.

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Culture

reddit: the front page of the internet
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This sub-page of reddit is allocated for international discussion and sharing of various modes of culture. For teaching purposes, students are able to post their own cultural findings, explore others, discuss them and keep up to date with cultural events.

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Energy News and Discussion

Energy News and Discussion | Humanities | Scoop.it
reddit: the front page of the internet
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This sub-page of Reddit is used for the discussion and sharing of news and issues related to energy, useful to keep students in the loop of what is going on in the energy world and how to get involved in the saving of it. Could be used as a whole class activity/discussion.

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as deep as the world is wide

reddit: the front page of the internet
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This sub-page of Reddit allows individuals to post World Events, big or small, and discuss them. It promotes self expression and would be useful in a class setting to discuss and explore them further.

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Graffiti & Street Art

Graffiti & Street Art | Humanities | Scoop.it
reddit: the front page of the internet
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This sub-page of Reddit encases street art and graffiti articles, artists, posts/pieces, to inform individuals of the diverse international art that covers the streets. Students are able to navigate this page to have a broader knowledge base of art that covers the various corners of the earth.

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Art History, from Prehistoric times to Contemporary

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This sub-page of Reddit encases articles, essays, artists, and pieces throughout history. Useful for students to become more informed of history and eras and how art has changed over time, and how the art reflects each era, internationally. 

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Reddit's center for Art Educators

Reddit's center for Art Educators | Humanities | Scoop.it
reddit: the front page of the internet
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This sub-page of Reddit is used to explore and discuss the importance of art education. Although the page is titled as for 'Art Educators', in my opinion it is important for students to also understand the importance of art within their own education. The page also includes things that other schools are doing within their art education porgrams that could give students ideas for their teachers, to put forward ideas and opinions that they stand for.

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World News

World News | Humanities | Scoop.it
reddit: the front page of the internet
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This sub-page of Reddit encases international news articles that are constantly being updated, therefore could be used in a classroom setting as a quick intro to each session perhaps, discussion points, etc. Very informative and easy to navigate.

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Healthinsite

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Your gateway to quality, trusted health information
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This website is used to give the public health information they can rely on. It can be used as a search engine, or otherwise navigated by current articles on the home page on recent health issues. This can be useful in a classroom setting as students may have questions about the human body that they've always wanted to ask or never thought about. This site could be used as the basis for class/group discussions.

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Australian Institute of Criminology - Home

Australian Institute of Criminology - Home | Humanities | Scoop.it
The Australian Institute of Criminology is Australia's pre-eminent national crime and criminal justice research agency
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This site is used for the research into Australian criminology. It has many sub-sections and very informative on an abundance of various crime types,  the justice system, crime in the community, and upcoming events (to keep students informed about most current crime issues). 

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Australian Bureau of Statistics

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This is Australia's national statisitcal agency available for individuals to easily navigate and inform themselves of a vast range of economic, environmental and social issues. In a classroom setting it aids to encourage informed decision making, reasearch and discussion. 

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LRA Crisis Tracker | Invisible Children + Resolve

LRA Crisis Tracker | Invisible Children + Resolve | Humanities | Scoop.it
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Crisis Tracker is a site with live updates on the Invisible Children in Africa and info including videos at the crisis scenes. It is a very eye-opening website for individuals who may not know very much about the issue. Using this resource in a Humanities class setting would be very informative and allow students to explore a portal into the crisis, perhaps getting them involved in the issue.

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