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Students Want Social Media in Schools

Students Want Social Media in Schools | Social Studies Education | Scoop.it

Our students are expecting to be able to use social media applications and tools in their regular school lives. It's only a matter of time before schools can no longer function without it.

 

This infographic featured on Mindshift has more.


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Museum Box tools for you to build up an argument or description of an event, person or historical period

Museum Box tools for you to build up an argument or description of an event, person or historical period | Social Studies Education | Scoop.it

 

This site provides the tools for you to build up an argument or description of an event, person or historical period by placing items in a virtual box. What items, for example, would you put in a box to describe your life; the life of a Victorian Servant or Roman soldier; or to show that slavery was wrong and unnecessary?

 

You can display anything from a text file to a movie. You can also view and comment on the museum boxes submitted by others.


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Teachers need Twitter

Why teachers need to Twitter. A brief video explaining how useful Twitter is for keeping current in technologies, pedagogy, and creativity. This was apart of...

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Teacher Reviewed Educational Apps for 2012 | We Are Teachers

Teacher Reviewed Educational Apps for 2012 | We Are Teachers | Social Studies Education | Scoop.it

 

 

 

Reviews and best practices from teachers who have used apps:

 

 

 

 

- Instructional Support Apps

- Educational Reference Apps

- Critical Thinking Apps

- Early Learning Apps

- Elementary Reading Apps

- Elementary Math Apps

- High School English Apps

- High School Math Apps


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