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Rip-roaring adventure (plus history!) with the 'Vikings' - Los Angeles Times

Rip-roaring adventure (plus history!) with the 'Vikings' - Los Angeles Times | Elementary Social Studies | Scoop.it
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Rip-roaring adventure (plus history!) with the 'Vikings'
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So the time is right for an image refurbishment, and here is History, in the midst of its own makeover, to provide just that.
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Rosa Parks takes her place among American history giants - Video on NBCNews.com

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Video on msnbc.com: On Wednesday, a statue of Rosa Parks will be unveiled in Statuary Hall. Rev.
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Bill would require third-graders to read - TheNewsTribune.com

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Bill would require third-graders to read
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Third-graders who fall short of state reading standards might find themselves repeating the grade under a proposal making its way through the Legislature.
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Population map of the US and political power

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As a geographer I love maps. I chose Geography for my graduate work after realizing the my senior thesis on the development of cities focused on the spatial reasons that cities grew over time. This...
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Recommended: 10 reasons the iPad is an awesome tool for classrooms and education

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I read a great article the other day on iPads in the classroom, over at iSource. The title, as mentioned above is ‘10 Reasons the iPad is an awesome tool for classrooms and education’. It’s written...

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Cyndi Danner-Kuhn's curator insight, February 27, 2013 9:27 AM

I read a great article the other day on iPads in the classroom, over at iSource. The title, as mentioned above is ‘10 Reasons the iPad is an awesome tool for classrooms and education’. It’s written by a guy who would know, Brad Gurgel,since he serves as a principal and teacher at a school that has adopted iPads on a 1:1 device to student ratio.

 

Some of you may remember Brad did one of our What’s on Your iPad posts with me last year.

 

I won’t give away too much of Brad’s Top 10, but I will share my favorite reason on his list:

Rad the full story: http://ipadinsight.com/ipad-in-education-2/recommended-10-reasons-the-ipad-is-an-awesome-tool-for-classrooms-and-education/