History Pin

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Posted by jenmalonetn | Posted in Social Studies Resources | Posted on October 3, 2012

 

History Pin

Historypin is a way for people to come together, from across different generations, cultures and places, to share small glimpses of the past and to build up the huge story of human history.  Students can “pin” information and photos on events to where they occurred in the world.

Digital Docs in a Box

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Posted by jenmalonetn | Posted in Digital Storytelling, Project Based Learning, Social Studies Resources | Posted on August 20, 2012

Digital Docs in a Box is a site for Social Studies teachers with pre-selected primary source documents and images students can use for project based learning – including creating a documentary film.

Get Set London – 2012 Olympics Official Site

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Posted by jenmalonetn | Posted in Global Learning, Odds and Ends, Social Studies Resources | Posted on June 7, 2012

Get Set London 2012 Olympics has the countdown and all the latest news regarding the 2012 Summer Olympic Games in London.

Paws in Jobland

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Posted by jenmalonetn | Posted in Early Learning, Odds and Ends, Social Studies Resources | Posted on May 18, 2012

  Paws in Jobland

gives even the youngest students the ability to explore various career choices with “PAWS” as their guide.

Crash Course

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Posted by jenmalonetn | Posted in Science Resources, Social Studies Resources, Videos, You Tube | Posted on May 18, 2012

  Crash Course

is a You Tube channel with “crash courses” on world history and biology topics by John & Hank Green.  These videos are great to use as an activating strategy or students could model video productions on historical and scientific content using this format.

Go Social Studies Go

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Posted by jenmalonetn | Posted in Social Studies Resources | Posted on May 4, 2012

 

 Go Social Studies Go.Com

Go Social Studies Go brings to you the most complete Social Studies teacher resources in cyber space. All for free.

 

 

 

 

Power Point Palooza

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Posted by jenmalonetn | Posted in Interactive White Boards, Lesson Planning, Microsoft Office Programs/Tools, Social Studies Resources | Posted on April 26, 2012

 

 

Power Point Palooza.Net has a wide variety of Power Point presentations on dozens of topics related to social studies, history, and geography.

Ted Ed

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Posted by jenmalonetn | Posted in Global Learning, High School, Math Resources, Middle School, Reading/Language Arts, Science Resources, Social Studies Resources, STEM Resources, Technology, Technology Planning, Thinking Skills, Videos, You Tube | Posted on April 25, 2012

We have all heard of Ted Talks.  Now teachers can utilize Ted Ed for their classrooms.  Videos are categorized by topics and subject areas, have questions and deeper thinking activities to go with the videos, allow you to use You Tube videos in the same fashion, and even allow you to “FLIP” your lessons by altering content and saving a unique URL.  I am impressed with this learning tool for middle and high school students.

Ted Ed Tour

6 Great Ways to Publish Student Work

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Posted by jenmalonetn | Posted in Digital Storytelling, Reading/Language Arts, Social Studies Resources | Posted on March 20, 2012

 

6 Great Ways to Publish Student Work is a great post from the History Tech blog.  Includes links to resources.

Scholastic Guide to Election 2012

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Posted by jenmalonetn | Posted in Current Events/News, Social Studies Resources | Posted on February 15, 2012

Scholastic Magazine\’s Election 2012 Page for Students has everything from electoral college maps to breaking news.

Doodle for Google Contest

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Posted by jenmalonetn | Posted in Art, Contests, Google, Social Studies Resources, Technology | Posted on February 7, 2012

Doodle for Google 2012
Doodle 4 Google invites K-12 students to express the theme–”If I could
travel in time, I’d visit…”–as creatively as possible using Google’s
logo as their canvas. This year’s winner, along with having his or her
doodle featured on our homepage for a day, will take home a $30,000
college scholarship and a $50,000 technology grant for their school. And
as an added bonus, the winning Doodle will be featured on a special
edition of Crayola’s 64 box! We hope you’ll get everyone in on the fun
(but please — just one doodle per child!). All submissions must be
postmarked by March 20th and received by March 23rd so there’s not a
moment to wait!

Awesome Stories

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Posted by jenmalonetn | Posted in Reading/Language Arts, Social Studies Resources, Writing | Posted on February 3, 2012

  Awesome Stories AwesomeStories is about primary sources. The stories exist as a way to place original materials in context and to hold those links together in an interesting, cohesive way (thereby encouraging people to look at them). It is a totally different kind of web site in that its purpose is to place primary sources at the forefront – not the opinions of a writer. Its objective is to take the site’s users to places where those primary sources are located.  Sign up for free and have access to lesson plans, narrations, images, slide shows, videos, and vocabulary builders.  Awesome Stories is an awesome web site.

Earth Cam

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Posted by jenmalonetn | Posted in Current Events/News, Educational Resources, Lesson Planning, Social Studies Resources, Virtual Field Trips | Posted on January 20, 2012

  Earth Cam.Com has a live camera view of most of the major cities in the world.  Allows you to give students that true visual of what a place is like with real time views.

Educational Simulations

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Posted by jenmalonetn | Posted in Games, Social Studies Resources | Posted on October 17, 2011

 

 

 

 

 

PBS Learning Media

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Posted by jenmalonetn | Posted in Promethean Resources, Reading/Language Arts, Science Resources, Social Studies Resources, Videos | Posted on October 17, 2011

  PBS Learning Media 

PBS LearningMedia™ is your destination for easy, instant access to thousands of classroom-ready, digital resources including videos and interactives perfect for the Interactive Whiteboard, plus audio and photos, and even in-depth lesson plans. You can search, save, and share with ease. Best of all, PBS LearningMedia™ is free for educators. Register today!

Critical Past

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Posted by jenmalonetn | Posted in Social Studies Resources, Videos | Posted on October 3, 2011

Critical Past.Com

Social Studies teachers….this site is for you!

View more than 57,000 historic videos and 7 million photos for FREE in one of the world’s largest collections of royalty-free archival stock footage. Offering immediate downloads in more than 10 SD and HD formats, including screeners in all formats.

My American Farm

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Posted by jenmalonetn | Posted in Science Resources, Social Studies Resources | Posted on October 3, 2011

  My American Farm 

The American Farm Bureau Foundation for Agriculture’s My American Farm project teaches agricultural literacy to consumers and the public through an interactive computer game. Players learn where food comes from and how those products get from the farm to their dinner plate. My American Farm is an online educational game that lets students learn about agriculture while having fun.

Go Social Studies, Go!

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Posted by jenmalonetn | Posted in Educational Resources, Social Studies Resources | Posted on September 13, 2011

  Go Social Studies, Go! is a great site with virtual resources to liven up all those dates and names.  Topics include World Geography, World History, Ancient History, and Colonial America.

Go Go News for Kids

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Posted by jenmalonetn | Posted in Current Events/News, Reading/Language Arts, Social Studies Resources | Posted on June 14, 2011

go go news

Go Go News.Com  Children are curious and interested in the world around them. GoGo believes in satisfying and encouraging this curiosity by publishing real news stories that are not only relevant to them, but also capture the silly and the serious goings on in the world today

Using Angry Birds to Teach Math, History, Science

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Posted by jenmalonetn | Posted in Blogs, Games, Lesson Planning, Math Resources, Science Resources, Social Studies Resources | Posted on May 20, 2011

angry birdUsing Angry Birds to Teach Math, History, Science is a wonderful resource from the I Learn Technology Blog.  Check out the ideas and tie ins to math, history, science.

Democracy Kids

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Posted by jenmalonetn | Posted in Educational Resources, Social Studies Resources | Posted on May 17, 2011

democracy kids

Democracy Kids  has activities and modules to teach students the concepts of democracy, what it means, how it works, and gets them thinking about how they can help make our country better.

NASA 50th Anniversary Web Site

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Posted by jenmalonetn | Posted in Lesson Planning, Reading/Language Arts, Science Resources, Social Studies Resources, STEM Resources | Posted on April 20, 2011

nasa anniversary

Nasa 50th Anniversary takes students on a trip back to the 1950s and provides music, video, and a historic look at the US space program.

Eek Environmental Web Site

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Posted by jenmalonetn | Posted in Environment, Lesson Planning, Reading/Language Arts, Science Resources, Social Studies Resources | Posted on April 19, 2011

eek Eek Web Site – Environment for Kids from Wisconsin Dept. of Ed. is an electronic magazine where kids can learn about the great outdoors.

Audubon for Education

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Posted by jenmalonetn | Posted in Environment, Lesson Planning, Reading/Language Arts, Science Resources, Social Studies Resources | Posted on April 19, 2011

audubon

Audubon for Education includes Audubon adventures for kids and programs that you can bring to your school to enhance environmental education.

National Geographic Educators Site – Beta

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Posted by jenmalonetn | Posted in Lesson Planning, Odds and Ends, Reading/Language Arts, Science Resources, Social Studies Resources, Videos | Posted on April 19, 2011

Natl Geo Beta for Ed Education Site – Beta – National Geographic is brand new and they want your feedback.  The site offers teacher resources, activities & projects, reference, current news, mapping, multimedia, and school programs.

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