Tag: resources

Great Places to Find Resources for the Social Studies Classroom

Video/Audio PBS History Channel Discovery Channel (A&E) HBO Showtime Amazon.com Youtube http://www.youtube.com/user/HistoryFeed?feature=watch Google Videos Google Search (message boards) Annenberg Media Biography of US HIstory Channel – America: The Story of US How Stuff Works History – http://history.howstuffworks.com/american-history http://entertainment.howstuffworks.com/hsw-shows/stuff-you-missed-in-history-class-podcast.htm http://www.havefunwithhistory.com/movies/index.html Crash Course Videos Funny or Die (may not be appropriate) Drunk History (may not be appropriate)…




Great Resources for Learning U.S. History

Below is a list of some of my favorite sources for helping students learn about U.S. History. Western Expansion, Territorial Conquest, American Imperialism, Indian Wars Indian Removal Lesson – http://zinnedproject.org/posts/1381 Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee – HBO Movie and Book Indian Removal Lesson and Readings¬† from Teaching Tolerance – http://www.tolerance.org/lesson/indian-removal-does-history-always-reflect-progress Indian Removal Segment from…




C.S.C. – Mid-Term Portfolios

Overview As you know from our work last week, the mid-term project is a portfolio which demonstrates our learning from semester 1. In addition to the work you have collected(component 1) and the reflections that you have written (component 2), there is a “game-day assignment” (component 3) which should add to the overall presentation and…




C.S.C. – Week 13

Please enjoy your time with friends and Family! We’ve got a short week this week. we will be working on wrapping up the community asset mapping assignment. When we return from break, we will begin to learn about case studies Remember your brainstorm of community challenges? Case studies¬†will be the format which will allow us…