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Historia

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Learn History by Leading History.
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Game where students team up to lead a civilization!

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Flow of History

Get Flow of History on the App Store. See screenshots and ratings, and read customer reviews.
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Flow of History app

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Teaching With Primary Sources on iPads

Teaching With Primary Sources on iPads | Social Studies Resources | Scoop.it
The National Archives Experience's Docs Teach interactive tools center and is my favorite teaching tool from the National Archives. The free Docs Teach iPad app allows your students to access and c...
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provides primary sources for US History lessons

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Yes, the Fed Makes Comic Books

Yes, the Fed Makes Comic Books | Social Studies Resources | Scoop.it
They're like Superman, but for financial literacy.
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teaching finance/econ with comic books

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Digital Wish - Social Studies Lesson Plans

Digital Wish - Social Studies Lesson Plans | Social Studies Resources | Scoop.it
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Tech-inspired social studies lesson plan ideas

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Using Newspapers to Teach

http://www.timesnewsnie.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/05/Using-the-Newspaper-to-Teach-Curriculum-Standards-for-Social-Studies.pdf

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The Atlas | Map of Human Struggle

The Atlas | Map of Human Struggle | Social Studies Resources | Scoop.it
Visually reporting civil unrest, disasters, epidemics, insurgency, civil war, international conflict and other humanitarian crises.
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research current events w/ articles embedded on world map

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Vialogues : Meaningful discussions around video

Vialogues : Meaningful discussions around video | Social Studies Resources | Scoop.it
Vialogues(Video+Dialogues) is an asynchronous Video discussion tool which can be used for leveraging digital videos for learning by adding group interaction as part of the online video experience.
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video/debate tool

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A Global View: The Adventure of Kid-Friendly Foreign Films

A Global View: The Adventure of Kid-Friendly Foreign Films | Social Studies Resources | Scoop.it
For many of us, Oscar week can serve as the annual reminder of how many great grown-up films we have yet to see, and how many kids' movies we've already seen -- over and over and over. Next time you
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thought provoking foreign films for students

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Ken Burns' New iPad App Turns U.S. History Into Beautiful Mixtapes | Underwire | Wired.com

Ken Burns' New iPad App Turns U.S. History Into Beautiful Mixtapes | Underwire | Wired.com | Social Studies Resources | Scoop.it

$10There is now a way to distill all 8,147 minutes of Ken Burns' documentaries into easy-to-digest segments. Thanks, technology!

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Lesson Plans - Lesson Plan | Teacher Resources - Library of Congress

Teacher-created and classroom-tested lesson plans using primary sources from the Library of Congress.
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Best Sites for Primary Documents in World History » Copy / Paste by Peter Pappas

Best Sites for Primary Documents in World History » Copy / Paste by Peter Pappas | Social Studies Resources | Scoop.it
Here's links and descriptions of a dozen great websites for finding historic documents in World history. Samples from each site are included.

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Kristen McDaniel's curator insight, February 14, 2014 4:46 PM

Lots of sites for those often difficult-to-locate primary sources for world history.  

Utah Geographical Alliance's comment, April 19, 2014 4:02 AM
Great resource!
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World Geography Games - Let's play and learn about the world

World Geography Games - Let's play and learn about the world | Social Studies Resources | Scoop.it
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20 TED Talks for History Lovers! - ActiveHistory

20 TED Talks for History Lovers! - ActiveHistory | Social Studies Resources | Scoop.it
20 of the best TED talks for students and teachers of history
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Welcome - The Flow of History

Welcome - The Flow of History | Social Studies Resources | Scoop.it
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wow! timelines, b ackground info, units, flowcharts, etc!

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NOVA | Ancient Worlds

NOVA | Ancient Worlds | Social Studies Resources | Scoop.it
From the Stone Age to the Old West, explore past cultures, ancient technology, and archeological finds. Watch videos, hear from experts, and more.
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Videos, slideshows, episode transcripts, interbiews, timelines, articles on Ancient World, evolution planet , space amd more

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Is Space Exploration Worth the Cost?

Is Space Exploration Worth the Cost? | Social Studies Resources | Scoop.it
This page is being curated by a group of sixth grade students who are working to determine whether or not space exploration is worth the money that we spend on it.
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Example of using Scoop.it as an assignment. 

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The Human Imprint

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A Human Geography Resource; Especially for Teachers

 

The Human Imprint is home to everything Human Geography related for the student, educator, and the every day Joe/Jane. This site includes geographic related stories, lesson plans, and other links that bring us closer to understanding the “why of where.”


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SFDSLibrary's curator insight, May 13, 2014 7:58 AM

Words leading to new Geography treads.

good for up to date articles.

Sarah Ann Glesenkamp's curator insight, August 18, 2014 6:54 PM

Unit 1

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course resource

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Concept-Based Learning in Social Studies: Learning from the Past: Creating Relevance When Studying Influences of our U.S. Constitutional Government

Concept-Based Learning in Social Studies: Learning from the Past: Creating Relevance When Studying Influences of our U.S. Constitutional Government | Social Studies Resources | Scoop.it
Students are frequently asked to learn about the influences on our U.S. Constitutional government. Unfortunately, they do not see the relevance in this learning. As teachers, we can come at this learning in a new way by creating relevance from the start.
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Perspective on "why study history"? 

How are you or others influenced by the past?

What other things are influenced by the past?

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Newsela | Nonfiction Literacy and Current Events

Newsela | Nonfiction Literacy and Current Events | Social Studies Resources | Scoop.it
Unlimited access to hundreds of leveled news articles and Common Core–aligned quizzes, with new articles every day.
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News Articles re-crafted for grade level with comprehension questions too

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News Literacy: Critical-Thinking Skills for the 21st Century

News Literacy: Critical-Thinking Skills for the 21st Century | Social Studies Resources | Scoop.it
Every teacher I've worked with over the last five years recalls two kinds of digital experiences with students.

The first I think of as digital native moments, when a student uses a piece of technol
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Teachers Homepage

National Geographic Education brings geography, social studies and science to life. Using real-world examples and National Geographic's rich media, educators, families, and students learn about the world and the people in it.
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Activities, lesson plans, resources galore

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Map Tour

Map Tour | Social Studies Resources | Scoop.it
This story map was created with the Esri Map Tour application in ArcGIS Online.
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selected geography-based videos on story map

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History & Social Studies | EDSITEment

History & Social Studies | EDSITEment | Social Studies Resources | Scoop.it
Find lesson plans related to AP US History, World History, groups of people, eras throughout history, and themes, including civil rights, globalization, immigration, and more.
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lots of lesson plans

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