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Resources On Challenges Native Americans Face In Schools – Education Article

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To Donald Trump,Jr.- A Message From Teachers – Education Article

Twitter feeds have been lit up with criticism of Donald Trump Jr.’s latest comment at a political rally in El Paso, Texas on February 11, 2019. “You know what I love?  I love seeing some young conservatives, ‘cuz I know it’s not easy.  Keep up that fight, bring it to your schools.  You don’t have to be indoctrinated by these loser teachers that are trying to sell you on socialism from birth.  You don’t have to do it.” In education,…

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New Resources On Race & Racism – Education Article

  I’m adding these new resources to various “Best” lists. You can find links to all of those many lists that relate to race and racism at “Best” Lists Of The Week: Resources For Teaching & Learning About Race & Racism: Richmond Teachers Make Virginia Scandals A Point Of Discussion is from NPR. I’m adding it to The Best Resources For Teaching About Why Blackface Is Racist. Few Americans Say They’ve Worn Blackface. But Many Have Seen It. is from The…

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“Rise-Up!” Is A Curriculum Based On The Hamilton Musical – Education Article

I was reading the San Francisco Chronicle today and saw an article headlined ‘Rise Up!’ helps students and teachers find their inner Lin-Manuel Miranda. Apparently, a group of Bay Area educators and artists teamed-up to create a free curriculum inspired by the musical called Rise-Up! An American Curriculum. It looks impressive. I’m adding it to The Best Teaching/Learning Resources On The Musical, “Hamilton” Here’s a video about it: Related This is only a snippet of a Education Article written by Larry…

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New Resources On Race & Racism – Education Article

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Four New Resources About The World’s Different Cultures – Education Article

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What’s the Difference Between England, Great Britain, and United Kingdom? – Education Article

Since I’ve just returned from a trip to London, I figure it’s a good time to revisit one of my favorite geography videos. That video is The Difference between the United Kingdom, Great Britain and England Explained. The video explains name refers to, the differences between the three, and why some people incorrectly use them interchangeably. Applications for EducationWhen I taught World Geography one of the things that occasionally baffled and or annoyed my students was my insistence that they…

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Today Is International Holocaust Remembrance Day – Here Are New Related Teaching Resources – Education Article

RonPorter / Pixabay Here are new additions to The Best Sites For Learning About The Holocaust: Today is Holocaust Memorial Day. Together, we must learn from genocide, challenge prejudice and create a better future. Watch and share our film for #HolocaustMemorialDay pic.twitter.com/llk5GS3Znh — Holocaust Memorial Day Trust (@HMD_UK) January 27, 2019 Explaining the Holocaust to children.#HolocaustMemorialDay pic.twitter.com/lHUFlzUfFh — BBC (@BBC) January 27, 2019 INTERNATIONAL HOLOCAUST REMEMBRANCE DAY 2019: TIMELINE OF EVENTS FROM HITLER’S RISE TO POWER TO NUREMBERG TRIALS is from…

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Using Visual Teaching and Chunking Techniques to Explore New Content – Education Article

This post originally appeared on the blog A Lesson Plan for Teachers. Teaching an entire geographical region can be intimidating, not only for the teacher but also for her students. Thinking about a continent in the context of its numerous countries, cultures, geographical differences, languages, business practices, and people, can overwhelm even the most diligent and detail-oriented pupil. However, using visual teaching methods and practicing chunking techniques can help students to analyze, categorize, and develop a deeper understanding of the content knowledge, ensuring they are able to better… This is only…

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How to Scale Instructional Planning, Perspective from a History Classroom – Education Article

By Benjamin Heckscher, History Department Head Lycée International de Saint-Germain-en-Laye American Section For most of my career, I was content to take the general topics in my history curriculum that I was to teach and to just move through them in order, trying to get it all in before the end of the year. A few issues came up that made me reconsider my instructional planning. First: when simply running through the material, you tend to leave one subject unfinished and…

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How to Use Canva to Create a Timeline – Education Article

Canva is one of those great tools that the more time you spend with it the more cool features you discover in it. One of those features is the ability to create timelines to save as images and PDFs. Canva has about a dozen timeline templates that you can modify by altering the text size and style, inserting images, and dragging-and-dropping other design elements. Watch the following short video to learn how to create a timeline in Canva. This is…

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How to Make the Most of Maps in Social Studies – Education Article

This post originally appeared on the blog Education with DocRunning. Okay, so let me be completely transparent here: I love maps. I have a huge National Geographic Atlas at home, and I love looking at not only the political maps but also the other maps such as population density. I just like examining it and thinking about the world from different lenses. Even as a student, I always loved making maps as part of each unit of study. And as…

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More Free Webinars from the Council for Economic Education – Education Article

The Council for Economic Education has recently published their  schedule of free professional development webinars that they are hosting in the first five months of 2019. The series begins next week on January 15th and runs weekly (mostly) through May 28th. All of the webinars are scheduled for 7pm Eastern Time. You can register for one webinar or all of the webinars. There is a fairly wide range of topics scheduled for the professional development webinars offered by the CEE. Some of…

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America Already has a wall, it’s made up of teachers. – Education Article

I debated whether to encourage my sophomore Global History students to watch President Trump’s address on Tuesday, January 8, 2019.  Since 2016, it has been difficult to navigate how to incorporate civics and current events into my social studies classroom.  I desire student awareness, but I am concerned that any discussion of his speech, or his presidency in general, might lead to parental concerns of misperceived bias on my part.  Furthermore, I don’t know if I can be as objective…

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