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8 tasty graphic organizers for primary sources

8 tasty graphic organizers for primary sources | Social Studies Education | Scoop.it
Deb Brown, a good friend from the Shawnee Mission, Kansas district, shared a statement with me several years ago and it's rattled around in my head ever since. Primary sources belong to everyone. N...

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These organizers can really help students learn how to analyze primary sources without having to go to the big guys who charge a lot of money.  We know that authentic analysis of primary sources is a big deal - here's a way to bring it into the classroom painlessly.  

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Mapped history of how Native American land was taken

Mapped history of how Native American land was taken | Social Studies Education | Scoop.it
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5 ways to use social media in the history classroom - edSocialMedia

5 ways to use social media in the history classroom - edSocialMedia | Social Studies Education | Scoop.it
Using digital media in the history classroom was a hot topic at the American Historical Association’s annual meeting, which I recently … Continue reading »
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Some interesting ideas from a participant at AHA, and it goes beyond "make a Facebook page for a historical figure".  

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7 fun board games that will make you smarter about economics - Vox

Monopoly is an obvious pick, but Scrabble is up there as well...along with a few you may have never even heard of
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This could outline some interesting board games to bring into the classroom to teach economic principles.  

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10 Ways Children Took Part In The First World War

10 Ways Children Took Part In The First World War | Social Studies Education | Scoop.it
The First World War affected all of British society. Over 5.7 million men volunteered or were conscripted to fight. Millions of civilians helped the war effort by working in industry, agriculture or in jobs left open when men enlisted.
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Fascinating look at children's roles in WWI.  

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‘The Great Hurt’: Facing the Trauma of Indian Boarding Schools

‘The Great Hurt’: Facing the Trauma of Indian Boarding Schools | Social Studies Education | Scoop.it
“The Great Hurt,” a play about Native boarding schools greatest impact is that people are finally starting to talk about their experiences.
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A fascinating look at the lasting effects of the Native boarding schools across our nation.  

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Outtakes #5: Crash Course Psychology

You can directly support Crash Course at http://www.subbable.com/crashcourse Subscribe for as little as $0 to keep up with everything we're doing. Also, if you can afford to pay a little every...
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Crash Course on YouTube has released a video for psychology!

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See How Humans Have Reshaped the Globe With This Interactive Atlas

See How Humans Have Reshaped the Globe With This Interactive Atlas | Social Studies Education | Scoop.it

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Earth is changing rapidly, and an increasing number of scientists say that humans have become the dominant force driving these changes. While the term has no formal definition, many agree that we are now living in an age shaped by human activity: the Anthropocene.

Evidence for the Anthropocene ranges from worldwide population booms to the expansive transformation of the landscape. But solutions are cropping up at the local level that could help create a more resilient global community." 

 

Tags: ESRI, anthropocene, environment depend, sustainability. 


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Excellent use of an Esri Storymap to outline how humans have changed Earth over time.

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History of human influence on Earth

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Truthbehere2's curator insight, December 5, 2014 10:01 AM

Well duh...we are very greedy leeches that don't want to take the time to restore and repair what we take and destroy...

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Social Studies Data: Make ‘em Graph It

Social Studies Data: Make ‘em Graph It | Social Studies Education | Scoop.it
Teaching history students to interpret charts and graphs is often difficult, especially when their grasp of math is limited.
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A great overview of students using graphs and charts in the social studies classroom.  

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Where Do You Belong? 20 Videos Exploring Geography

Where Do You Belong? 20 Videos Exploring Geography | Social Studies Education | Scoop.it
By Sarah Bremer My students carry GPS-enabled devices (smart phones) in their back pockets and view paper maps as artifacts from a distant past.  PBS Le
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A great look at geography and GIS - where do you belong?

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Minnesota Center for Social Studies Education | Minnesota Center for Social Studies Education

Minnesota Center for Social Studies Education | Minnesota Center for Social Studies Education | Social Studies Education | Scoop.it
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Lots of resources for educators at the MN Center for Social Studies Education website.  

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Story Map Journal

Story Map Journal | Social Studies Education | Scoop.it
This story map was created with the Story Map Journal application in ArcGIS Online.
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In honor of GIS Day during Geography Awareness Week (Nov 17-21), plot your students on the map!  There's lots of great opportunities for conversations and analysis with students here.  

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Here's How The Map Of Europe Would Be Redrawn If All The Separatist Movements Get Their Way

Here's How The Map Of Europe Would Be Redrawn If All The Separatist Movements Get Their Way | Social Studies Education | Scoop.it
The Scottish independence movement will embolden other active separatist groups in Europe to win their freedom, whether or not Scotland votes to secede from the United Kingdom on Thursday.

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French-News-Online.com's curator insight, September 17, 2014 12:17 PM

If Scotland goes would Brittany be far behind?

https://www.facebook.com/pages/Gouvernement-de-Bretagne/666501143370862?ref=hl

 
Mr. MacCollum's curator insight, September 26, 2014 10:35 AM

How fine can the map of nationalism be redrawn? According to this map with great detail in Europe. It should be pointed out that some of these have very little public support. Support in Wales for independence is apparently at 3%. Also, it should be pointed out that one of the major reasons for the support for independence in many of these European regions is because of the presence of the supranational organization, the European Union. Take away the EU and its likely a lot of support would also fade away.

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Globetrotting teacher visits more than 55 countries to inspire his students

Globetrotting teacher visits more than 55 countries to inspire his students | Social Studies Education | Scoop.it
There’s no substitute for the sense of wonder on first seeing the Great Wall, says teacher Matthew Bell, plans to visit every country in the world to bring geography to life for his students (Globetrotting #geography teacher visits >55 countries...
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Does travel expand your teaching horizons?

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Arizona students must pass US citizenship test on civics

Arizona students must pass US citizenship test on civics | Social Studies Education | Scoop.it
PHOENIX (AP) — Arizona high school students face the nation's first requirement to pass the U.S. citizenship test on civics before they can graduate after the legislation sailed through the Republican-controlled Legislature.
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What's Inside Paul Revere's Time Capsule?

What's Inside Paul Revere's Time Capsule? | Social Studies Education | Scoop.it
Nicholas Cage wasn't crazy—America's historic buildings really are hiding secret treasure and messages from our founding fathers.
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Great conversation starter - what would students put in a time capsule to be opened in a hundred - or three hundred - years?  Why do they think these items were chosen to go into the capsule?

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15 Overlay Maps That Will Change The Way You See The World - Business Insider

15 Overlay Maps That Will Change The Way You See The World - Business Insider | Social Studies Education | Scoop.it
The way we think about the world is wrong.
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Seeing these maps can help students with visualizations and mental maps.

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50 Ways to Teach With Current Events

50 Ways to Teach With Current Events | Social Studies Education | Scoop.it
In honor of National News Engagement Day, here are 50 ideas to help teachers bring current events into the classroom.
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Great outline from the NY Times on how to use current events in the classroom.

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Teaching High School Psychology: Pinterest and Psychology-Amazing Resources

Teaching High School Psychology: Pinterest and Psychology-Amazing Resources | Social Studies Education | Scoop.it
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Pinterest + Work?  Hmm...

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Oil Price Winners and Losers Around the Globe

Oil Price Winners and Losers Around the Globe | Social Studies Education | Scoop.it
As the world’s top policy makers rewrite their forecasts for global growth on oil’s price-plunge, who are the biggest winners and losers?
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Interesting view from the Wall Street Journal on the significant drop in oil prices the last few weeks.  There's a great map for analysis, but also a fantastic chart to have students dig in to the data.  

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We're Getting STEAMrolled: Stop Creating Favored Classes of Content

We're Getting STEAMrolled: Stop Creating Favored Classes of Content | Social Studies Education | Scoop.it
Data indicates a stark difference in the amount of time spent on reading and math compared to other subjects. Unfortunately, these other subjects suffer as a result.
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I found this article REALLY interesting - take a look at Hess' opinion on STEM.

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40 maps that explain World War II

40 maps that explain World War II | Social Studies Education | Scoop.it
World War II was the biggest conflict in world history, and it profoundly shaped the modern world.
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What is the Supplemental Poverty Measure and How Does it Differ from the Official Measure? | Random Samplings

What is the Supplemental Poverty Measure and How Does it Differ from the Official Measure? | Random Samplings | Social Studies Education | Scoop.it
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Great overview from the Census.gov website that outlines the difference between official poverty measure and the supplemental measure that comes out this week.  Interesting to have students compare them and determine - is the supplemental necessary?  What does it tell that the official measure doesn't?  Are there different circumstances when one would be used over the other?

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Geography Soup

"A great resource full of great links to accompany the Geography Soup channel on Vimeo."


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Seth Dixon's curator insight, September 3, 2014 7:19 PM

Geography Soup is a Vimeo channel designed to include interesting videos that are laden with geographic content in them.  This powerpoint slideshow has resources designed to help you get the most flavor and substance out of these (and any other) video resources.  This is especially great for K-12 students, physical and regional geography.


Tags: K12, video.

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Course resource

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Austrian Economics vs. Keynesian Economics in One Simple Chart :: The Mises Economics Blog: The Circle Bastiat

Austrian Economics vs. Keynesian Economics in One Simple Chart :: The Mises Economics Blog: The Circle Bastiat | Social Studies Education | Scoop.it
Courtesy of The Austrian Insider. (RT @MisesBlog: Austrian Economics vs. Keynesian Economics in One Simple Chart http://t.co/72Frszdz52)
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Very interesting chart comparing two schools of economic thought.  

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Hidden Monuments Under Stonehenge Revealed by High-Tech Mapping - National Geographic

Hidden Monuments Under Stonehenge Revealed by High-Tech Mapping - National Geographic | Social Studies Education | Scoop.it
National Geographic Hidden Monuments Under Stonehenge Revealed by High-Tech Mapping National Geographic Built more than 4,000 years ago, Stonehenge is still giving up its secrets, with a new underground map revealing a set of monuments below the...
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Stonehenge has always fascinated students - when you add this info into the mix, I think it will be even more fascinating!  What conclusions could students draw?  

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