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A review of the best resources online for social studies class and examples of how some teachers have effectively integrated them into the curriculum.

A review of the best resources online for social studies class and examples of how some teachers have effectively integrated them into the curriculum.

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  • WHY IS THIS WHITE?
  • WHY IS THIS WHITE?
  • Create a pathfinder page that links to the best resources or a Diigo account where students can find resources you trust.
  • Create a pathfinder page that links to the best resources or a Diigo account where students can find resources you trust.
  • Shelly Blake-Plock, Faculty of Johns Hopkins School of Edu @blakeplock
  • Glenn Wiebe, SS Curriculum Specialist in KS, @glennw98, How to make sure your students hate history
  • Glenn Wiebe, SS Curriculum Specialist in KS, @glennw98, How to make sure your students hate history
  • Mary Johnson, Teacher librarian from Colorado Springs, CO Author of book on teaching w/primary sources
  • Mary Johnson, Teacher librarian from Colorado Springs, CO Author of book on teaching w/primary sources
  • findingDulcinea LOVES this blog from Jeff Mummert , Hershey, PA Technology Integration in History Education, High School Teacher, College Adjunct, . Posts can filtered by categories such as High Tech, Low Tech, and NO tech. On the bottom right you ’ll also see a link to the Virtual Field Trip station which includes tours of Harper’s Ferry, highlights different stops on the Underground Railroad. Ted Talks
  • TED talks organized by discipline from the History Teacher ’s Attic
  • Teaching History, from the Rosenzweig Center for History & New Media at George Mason – Best Practices and Beyond the Textbook @teachinghistory
  • @PBSLrnMedia
  • @PBSLrnMedia
  • A partnership between the College of William & Mary School of Education, the University of Kentucky College of Education,
and the Library of Congress Teaching with Primary Sources Program
  • Sound and Image sources available through search and through Primary Source Sets at the LOC
  • American Rhetoric houses audio, video, and written versions of 5,000 speeches and lectures including the top 100 speeches, according to a set of historians.
  • Ronald Reagan speaking at Brandenburg Gate
  • A letter from Harry Truman to a documentarian, defending the process by which he made the decision to drop the atom bomb.
  • The diary entry of a young Teddy Roosevelt on the day his wife and mother both died.
  • Aside from it ’s political cartoons, Harp Week provides explanations of each cartoon, profiles of historical figures and timelines. It also features links to other great websites such as a website dedicated to Andrew Johnson’s impeachment and a perspective piece on Shakespeare’s influence on Thomas Nash
  • A political cartoon from Harp Week
  • The Livingroom candidate- more than 300 commercials from every presidential election since 1952.
  • Amelia Earhart diagramming her flight on a chalkboard. Found on SchoolTube.
  • Arkansas Governor Orval Faubus explains why he called in the National Guard to bar the Little Rock 9
  • Nixon’s Farewell Speech
  • Rag Linen contains historic and rare newspaper articles. The Guardian world news map enables students to click on a country and find current new stories written in countries around the world. The site will indicate whether the newspaper is written in a local language or in English.
  • First woman to appear on the cover of Time. (First issue published March 1923) This is Italian actress Eleanor Duse
  • British Pathe offers 90,000 newsreels from 1896 to 1976.
  • Rag Linen – “first drafts of history”
  • British Pathe offers 90,000 newsreels from 1896 to 1976.
  • First woman to appear on the cover of Time. (First issue published March 1923) This is Italian actress Eleanor Duse
  • Museum Syndicate is a portal to online museums from around the world.
  • American Memory / LOC
  • British and Irish History
  • A suite of free online tools that allows students and teachers to use primary source documents to complete meaningful and compelling learning activities with digital movies, storyboards, rebus stories and other online tools.
  • findingDulcinea LOVES this blog. Posts can filtered by categories such as High Tech, Low Tech, and NO tech. On the bottom right you’ll also see a link to the Virtual Field Trip station which includes tours of Harper’s Ferry, highlights different stops on the Underground Railroad. He’s also written posts on how to use Wordpress for beginners, intermediates and advanced teachers.
  • KATRINA TEXT BOOK PAGE
  • Eric Langhorst, 8 th Grade History, Missouri, @ELanghorst
  • You Tube Time Machine
  • ThingLink enables students to embed links to any file on the web into an image – or series of images.
  • http://chattheplanet.com/index.php?page=chat&cat=115
  • This is a map of their twitter responses to the question what do you call soft drinks...
  • Keep up with world news by reading about it and by connecting to students in other countries via email and video.
  • The Flat Classroom™ Project is a global collaborative project that joins together middle and senior high school students. Vicki Davis (Westwood Schools, USA) and Julie Lindsay(Beijing (BISS) International School, China 2006when Julie (then in Bangladesh) and Vicki joined their classrooms together for the first time to study and emulate the emerging flattened learning environment. The Flat Classroom Project 2006 is featured in Chapter 13, 'If it's not happening it's because you're not doing it', of the 2007 edition of Thomas Friedman's book The World is Flat’
  • GLOBAL COALITION WEBSITE
  • Bill ’s students created a news show hosted in NY that included video egments from students around the world. They also helped raise funds to build bathrooms in one small African country.
  • an app for iPad and iPhone that enables students to scroll through all of modern history and then zoom in on particular decades, years, months and events.

Integrating Content Resources & Technology into Social Studies Class Integrating Content Resources & Technology into Social Studies Class Presentation Transcript

  • Integrating the Web and Technology into the Social Studies Classroom Presented by Mark E. Moran Founder & CEO, Dulcinea Media NSSSA Conference December 1, 2011
    • Do I have to copy ALL of this down?
  • Links to this presentation and all resources mentioned are included in a blog post at http://bit.ly/NSSSA11
  • Our mission: to help educators teach students how to use the Web effectively.
    • Mark E. Moran
    • Twitter: @findingDulcinea
    • Corporate Attorney
    • Pioneering Internet Executive
    • Parent of three in grades 6, 9, 12
    • District Curriculum Committee
    • 15 education conferences in past year
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  • Learning is relevant when the student…
    • Understands how this information or skill has some application to his life;
    • Has an opportunity to follow his own process rather than just learn “the facts;”
    • Is not just learning content and skills, but is reflecting on their work and their progress as learners.
    • – Peter Pappas
    • @edteck
    • “ Teachers waiting for a workshop to show them how to use technology are never going to do it.
    • You have to jump in and try something.” 
    • -- Brent Jorth
    • Teacher, Waukee, IA
    • @bjorth
  • Learn From Your Colleagues
    • #SSChat
    • #EdChat
    • EdCamps (EdCamp SS Philly March 2012)
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  • @glennw98
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  • @johnsonmaryj
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  • @jsmummert
  • TED Talks Demystified, The History Teacher ’s Attic
  • Find ideas for lesson plans on websites...
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  • @edsitement
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  • @highschoolpsych
  • Use the Web to ...
    • Find & evaluate an endless array of primary sources.
    • Empower students as creators and publishers
    • Connect and collaborate with other classrooms
    • Promote change and global understanding
  • Primary Sources Are…
    • Sources created around the time of an event
    • free of historical interpretation
    • offer a unique perspective
    • represent an era or moment in time
  • By Studying Primary Sources, Students…
    • build standards-based skills such as critical thinking.
    • learn to recognize that the record-keepers saw the world through a singular lens.
    • learn to apply new knowledge to dynamic projects.
    • Indeed, they become historians.
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  • Historic speeches, letters, and essays
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  • Political Cartoons
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  • Videos
  • Interviews
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  • Audio recordings
  • Historic and international newspapers
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  • Artwork and Photographs
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  • August 14, 1945, Times Square New York City
  • Picturing America – Themes - Courage
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  • For a more global perspective
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  • Using the Web, students become creators...
    • Students at Springfield Township High School in Pennsylvania used Wikispaces and Web research to create their own online U.S. History textbook, covering the past decade.
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  • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=w1JHjXtw1Xg&feature=player_embedded
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    • My 6th grade used Wallwisher for h/w tonight. Answered 2 questions on book they're reading.
    • -- Shirley (@8rinaldi)
    • humanities teacher
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  • Using the web, students become active learners and global citizens....
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    • “ In real-time, sitting in a classroom in semi-rural Maryland, my 9th grade Human Geography students reached out to the world, asked it a question, and got a response.”
    • - Shelly Blake Plock, @teachpaperless
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  • Tools for creating a global classroom:
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  • “ When you have a friend in a country where news is happening, you start paying attention more than you would if you didn’t know anybody there.” -- Bill Reilly Social Studies Teacher
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  • “ Now that you’ve done the research on the topic, how can you affect positive change on that topic on a local level? ” --Elizabeth Devine
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  • Put history in context with timelines:
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  • Animations
  • Simulations