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Jewish Partisan Educational Foundation And Very Handy

Online Courses Use the online courses to learn more about the Partisans. Designed specifically for teachers to become more familiar with the topic, the 11 courses can also be used as direct instruction or small group exercises with your students. The courses range from 20 to 90 minutes, perfect length as part of your unit design.

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Instructional Strategies History Tech

On his free time, he delivers training courses to history teachers in the UK and Europe, writes regularly for the national and international press on historical and educational issues, and is a prominent figure in the educational community on Twitter – where he is one the most followed history teachers in the world.

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ICivics: Awesome Games, Lessons, Materials History Tech

iCivics lessons and curriculum are practical and engaging: Individual activities are easy to manage, self-contained, and there is always something you can collect from students at the end of the period. Lesson materials are visually appealing and written in …

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The Humanities Are “useless.” (Unless You Want A Job. Or

Few courses of study are quite as heavy on these soft skills as the liberal arts, in particular the social sciences – whether that’s through writing argumentative essays, debating the value of current and past governmental policies, comparing historical events to contemporary issues, reading fiction as part of a geography course, or

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Becoming US Is Latest From Smithsonian. And It’s A No

I got the chance to attend and present at the very awesome Minnesota Council for the Social Studies conference this weekend. (Thanks @jessellison!) Spending time with hundreds of other social studies teachers is always a good thing. I always walk away smarter. But some days you don't just walk away smarter . . . you…

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2017 July History Tech

Early on, I didn’t know better. I was taught that way in both K-12 and in my college content courses. There were no real alternatives provided in my ed classes. And I started teaching long before established mentor programs. It was just the way things were done.

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It Puts Kids To Sleep. And Just So Ya Know . . . That’s A

Early on, I didn’t know better. I was taught that way in both K-12 and in my college content courses. There were no real alternatives provided in my ed classes. And I started teaching long before established mentor programs. It was just the way things were done.

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ITunes U Update: It’s Now Push AND Pull History Tech

iTunes U – together with the free iTunes U Course Manager – helps you create courses including lectures, assignments, books, quizzes and more for your face-to-face students as well as students outside your classroom. With over 750,000 individual learning materials available on the iTunes U app, iTunes U is the world’s largest online

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Tip Of The Week – SOAP History Tech

It’s called SOAP. SOAP stands for Source / Occasion / Audience / Purpose and was developed by Tommy Boyle at the University of Texas, El Paso to help integrate language arts and social studies. It seems like a pretty simple way to help kids remember to ask the right sorts of questions while messing with primary documents.

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Best Practice History Tech

Early on, I didn’t know better. I was taught that way in both K-12 and in my college content courses. There were no real alternatives provided in my ed classes. And I started teaching long before established mentor programs got cranked up. Lecturing in a social studies class was just the way things were done.

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Digital Learning: 4 Ways Not To Be Cranky History Tech

A resource created to help K-12 history and social studies teachers incorporate technology effectively into their courses. Find resources for history and social studies lesson plans, activities, projects, games, and quizzes that use technology. Explore …

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Tip Of The Week: Google Cultural Institute History Tech

Tip of the Week: Google Cultural Institute. by glennw on November 7, 2014. Today it’s all about the Constructivist learning. I’m going to share a few things and will leave it up to you to do most of the exploring. There is literally so much stuff that is available for me to share at today’s Tip that there is absolutely no way I could

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5 Ways To Make History “fun” History Tech

I agree that history education needs a change. I remember sitting in my high school history courses and it was a continuous blur of name, date, event. Memorize, repeat on exam day. Very boring and i forgot everything the second after the exam. Everyone is different but I think what clicked with me was #3&#4. I was fascinated by the realities of

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Are Ed Classes Really “guts

Okay . . . I hadn't heard the term "guts" actually used before. We used the word "cake" as in "easy as cake" and "cakewalk." We also used "mick" for . . . that's right, "mickey mouse." And, yes, all three terms describe many of the education classes at my school of choice (aka Harvard…

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Google Street View, Art, And Quality Social Studies

Google Street View, art, and quality social studies instruction. by glennw on June 1, 2017. I never really thought much about using art as a social studies instructional tool. It was never something mentioned during my methods classes. We never studied it during my history content courses. And I never had much experience actualy creating art.

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Tip Of The Week – Interactive Student Notebooks History Tech

Tip of the Week Interactive Student Notebooks. by glennw on August 27, 2010. One of the stereotypes of high school classes, especially history classes, is that most instruction consists of dry, boring lectures. The teacher from Ferris Bueller’s Day Off as played by Ben Stein comes to mind. In 1930, the Republican-controlled House of

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Tip Of The Week – 21st Century Historical Thinking And

Tip of the Week 21st Century Historical Thinking and Research. by glennw on January 27, 2012. Doing history is not the same as it used to be. Online archives, digital primary sources, software for student products, mobile access. All of these things combine to make research in the 21st century different than when you and I were in school.

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7 Great Reads That Are Gonna Make My Brain

7 great reads that are gonna make my brain bigger. by glennw on May 28, 2020. Most of you already know about the History Tech summer reading program. If you just starting hanging around, a quick recap. For years, I’ve been making a list of books that I plan to read between the end of school in May and back to school in August.

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12 Reading And Writing Resources For Teaching Social

A website designed for social studies teachers who wish to more effectively engage their students with the content in their classes. Reading Strategies for the Social Studies Classroom. Use these practice activities to help struggling readers with comprehension. Reading, Writing and Researching for History. Written for college kids but could be

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21st Century Skills History Tech

As students who were also interested in art, music, and journalism, it became difficult for them to find room in their schedules for those “non-essential” courses. The reasoning? We need to get kids ready for high paying jobs after graduation. Get them ready for engineering majors in college.

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2009 August History Tech

“Global Conflicts” is an award-winning educational game series used for teaching history, citizenship, geography, and media courses. The games are targeted at students in the age 13-20 years and are used in many educational systems throughout the world.

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10 Great Resources For Teaching About The Middle East

Global Conflicts is an award-winning educational game series used for teaching citizenship, geography, and media courses. The games allow students to explore and learn about different conflicts throughout the world and the underlying themes of democracy, human rights, globalization, terrorism, climate and poverty.

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Education History Tech

Tip of the Week – Interactive Lectures III. Over the last few weeks, I’ve shared a bit about Jason Stacy’s article in Social Education titled The Guide on the Stage: In Defense of Good Lecturing in the History Classroom.. Jason suggests that when done well, lecturing is a tool that engages students, encourages constructivist learning and supports historical thinking.

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2020 April History Tech

I was taught that way in both K-12 and in my college content courses. There were no real alternatives provided in my ed classes. And I started teaching long before established mentor programs got cranked up. Lecturing in a social studies class was just the way things were done. By the time I had moved on to higher ed, Read more.

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Education History Tech

Too many required and uniform courses Excessive coursework burden on students In response, China has actually reduced the number of required hours for math and other core classes while increasing the number of hours for art, PE and other elective courses.

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Free Trial – Global Conflicts Game History Tech

“Global Conflicts” is an award-winning educational game series used for teaching history, citizenship, geography, and media courses. The games are targeted at students in the age 13-20 years and are used in many educational systems throughout the world.

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5 Tasty YouTube Channels Perfect For History Geeks

Crash Course – US History Six awesome courses in one awesome channel. This one focuses on US History. Crash Course – World History This one focuses on, wait for it . . . World History. C. G. P. Grey Complex things explained. Very cool videos on a variety of topics. History geeks will start with the history ones but don’t be afraid to

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Ipod History Tech

With over 750,000 individual learning materials available on the iTunes U app, iTunes U is the world’s largest online catalog of free educational content from top schools and prominent organizations. You can access the work from thousands of educational institutions hosting over 7,500 public courses. The new in-app updates Read more

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ICue = Current Events, Video Games, Social Network

MIT and NBC News are working together in offering iCue, a new multimedia site that supports teaching and learning in History, Government and current events courses. iCue offers students and teachers access to NBC News’ coverage of important events and topics (along with the coverage of The Washington Post, The New York Times and news outlets

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Social Studies History Tech

You’ve got a bit of free time – perfect opportunity to head over to Anti-Social Studies. (Cause you need their stuff!) In any normal year, December 28th is a chance to spend time with family, eat boat loads of Chex Mix, watch football, and read one or two of the new books I received as gifts.

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Writing History Tech

As students who were also interested in art, music, and journalism, it became difficult for them to find room in their schedules for those “non-essential” courses. The reasoning? We need to get kids ready for high paying jobs after graduation. Get them ready for engineering majors in college.

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Art History Tech

Art, in all of its forms, is a great way to create emotion, generate connections, and build relationships. Whether viewing landscapes, portraits, or historical events through the eyes of contemporary artists, students can get a sense of time, of place, of interpretation that would be impossible using other forms of primary sources.

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Russel Tarr History Tech

On his free time, he delivers training courses to history teachers in the UK and Europe, writes regularly for the national and international press on historical and educational issues, and is a prominent figure in the educational community on Twitter – where he is one the most followed history teachers in the world.

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School Reform History Tech

Too many required and uniform courses; Excessive coursework burden on students; In response, China has actually reduced the number of required hours for math and other core classes while increasing the number of hours for art, PE and other elective courses. South Korea is moving along the same path:

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Zhao, Education And Globlization History Tech

Zhao cited all sorts of documents that demonstrate that China, South Korea, Japan and Singapore are working to de-centralize and de-standardize – with the goal of increasing creativity and innovation. Chinese concerns have included: Overemphasis on simple knowledge transmission. Too many required and uniform courses.

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History At The Varsity Level History Tech

A Power Point presentation can be every bit as vacuous and boring as a teacher standing in front of a room and talking at people for 50 minutes. The problem is not one of information or a means of delivery. It’s one that’s been missing from too much history for too long: imagination. In part, that means a history not of telling, but of

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2009 March History Tech

John Hope Franklin 1915 – 2009. I had the privilege of working with a group of teachers several years ago as part of a Teaching American History grant titled American Rights and Race Relations: The Legacy of Brown vs. Topeka.Together for three years, the group studied the century before the 1954 Supreme Court case, the actual case and the half-decade since.

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Thursday Throwback: The Humanities Are “useless.” (Unless

Few courses of study are quite as heavy on these soft skills as the liberal arts, in particular the social sciences – whether that’s through writing argumentative essays, debating the value of current and past governmental policies, comparing historical events to contemporary issues, reading fiction as part of a geography course, or

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Literacy History Tech

As students who were also interested in art, music, and journalism, it became difficult for them to find room in their schedules for those “non-essential” courses. The reasoning? We need to get kids ready for high paying jobs after graduation. Get them ready for engineering majors in college.

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Itnues U History Tech

With over 750,000 individual learning materials available on the iTunes U app, iTunes U is the world’s largest online catalog of free educational content from top schools and prominent organizations. You can access the work from thousands of educational institutions hosting over 7,500 public courses. The new in-app updates Read more

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2008 September History Tech

5 posts published by glennw during September 2008. iCue = Current events, video games, social network. Most of your kids, especially those in high school, spend a lot of their time in a multimedia rich and complicated world. But many also struggle with using appropriate and useful skills in …

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2011 February History Tech

Global Conflicts is an award-winning educational game series used for teaching citizenship, geography, and media courses. The games allow students to explore and learn about different conflicts throughout the world and the underlying themes of democracy, human …

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Wayback Wednesday: It Puts Kids To Sleep. And Just So Ya

Early on, I didn’t know better. I was taught that way in both K-12 and in my college content courses. There were no real alternatives provided in my ed classes. And I started teaching long before established mentor programs got cranked up. Lecturing in a …

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School Reform History Tech

Lee Ju Ho. Minister of Education, Science, and Technology. Chronicle of Higher Education. January 23, 2011. Among other things, Singapore is working to focus more on “the explicit teaching of critical and creative thinking skills” and a greater emphasis “on processes instead of …

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Video Games History Tech

“Global Conflicts” is an award-winning educational game series used for teaching history, citizenship, geography, and media courses. The games are targeted at students in the age 13-20 years and are used in many educational systems throughout the world.

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On his free time, he delivers training courses to history teachers in the UK and Europe, writes regularly for the national and international press on historical and educational issues, and is a prominent figure in the educational community on Twitter – where he is one the most followed history teachers in the world.

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