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  • In addition to all of the resources you have collected through the Teaching American History grant program - including the ones that surround you today, you have unlimited free resources you can continue to access to give you more tools to continue to improve student learning in your classroom.
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  • Bronx TAH 7.12.2011

    1. 1. Bronx TAH 12 July 2011 Kelly Woestman
    2. 2. Where do we go from here?   
    3. 3. Resources <ul><li>Organization of Resources - *free* </li></ul><ul><li>     </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Google Docs -   </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>documents </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>presentations </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Dropbox -   </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>virtual dropbox </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>accessible anywhere </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>     </li></ul>
    4. 4. Content Resources <ul><ul><li>The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>   </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>History Now </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><ul><li>National Archives </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>   </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>DIFFERENT from </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>OPA search engine - new </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Library of Congress - </li></ul></ul><ul><li>    </li></ul>
    5. 5. Our Starting Point <ul><ul><li>Quick Review of Common Core </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li> </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Example 2: The Grapes of Wrath </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Annotation </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul>
    6. 6. Common Core cont'd <ul><ul><li>3 Tiers of Words </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>everyday speech </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>general academic words </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>domain-specific words </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Example 2: Freedom Walkers </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Sample Performance Tasks </li></ul></ul>
    7. 7. Common Core (cont'd - last one!) <ul><ul><li>Excerpt: What They Fought For 1861-1865 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Excerpt: 1776 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Vocabulary Analysis </li></ul></ul>
    8. 8. Free Content Resources <ul><ul><li>The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li> </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Homepage </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Civil War 150 </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Search </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Collection OR </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Website </li></ul></ul></ul></ul>
    9. 9. Gilder Lehrman Institute cont'd <ul><ul><li>History Now   </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>   </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Past Issues </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Cold War </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>   </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Transforming Essays into PowerPoints </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>   </li></ul></ul></ul></ul>
    10. 10. Content Resources cont'd <ul><ul><li>National Archives </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li> </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>.com is a DIFFERENT SITE </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>DocsTeach </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>   </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>OPA search engine </li></ul></ul></ul>
    11. 11. Your Turn <ul><ul><li>Go to DocsTeach </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Create an account  </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>write down your info to access later </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Explore and create an activity you can use later </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Can base it on NARA sources or anything you have with you today </li></ul></ul></ul></ul>
    12. 12. More Free Content Resources <ul><ul><li>Library of Congress </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Prints and Photographs Online Catalog </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>   </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Featured Collections </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Farm Security </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>click on &quot;Migrant Mother&quot; picture </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>
    13. 13. Migrant Mother cont'd <ul><ul><li>Look at GLI Pedagogy Booklet </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Exploring Contexts: Migrant Mother </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Dorothea Lange's &quot;Migrant Mother&quot; Photographs in the Farm Security Administration Collection: An Overview </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Teacher's Guide Primary Source Set: Dust Bowl Migrations </li></ul></ul></ul>
    14. 14. Library of Congress cont'd <ul><ul><li>Now, go back to   </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Click on Farm Security Administration </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Search &quot;Bronx&quot; </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>select a picture to more closely explore </li></ul></ul></ul>
    15. 15. One Last Free Resource <ul><ul><li>New Deal Network </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li> </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Search &quot;Bronx&quot; </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Find an image or document that interests you. </li></ul></ul></ul>
    16. 16. Now Back to Grant Resources <ul><ul><li>History in a Box </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Civil Rights </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>CD-ROMs </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>History of US </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Hamilton </li></ul></ul></ul></ul>
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