Sierra Dasher

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AP World History Exam Prep + by Brainscape

Optimize your study time for the AP World History exam by using Brainscape’s AP World History Exam Prep.<p>Brainscape’s 700+ dynamic flashcards, …

Virtual reality to aid Auschwitz war trials of concentration camp guards

<b>On 20 November, 1945 the Nuremberg trials began - the military tribunals called to prosecute Nazi war criminals closely involved in the Holocaust.</b><p>Now, 71 years later, that work continues through the Bavarian State criminal office (LKA) in Munich, that has created a virtual reality version of the …

World History

NATO is irrelevant and a ‘Cold War relic,’ says Russian ambassador to Canada

Alexander Darchiev, Russia’s ambassador to Canada, isn’t a fan of NATO….obviously.“NATO is irrelevant. It’s cold-war relic, which desperately needs …

Teachers around the US share their fears of teaching in a Trump America

Parents posted on Facebook about the verbal and physical abuse their children suffered. Students recorded videos of white power demonstrations in the halls.<p>Through all of this, educators have been the ones expected to find teachable moments, handle insensitivity with grace, and remind their …

This Week’s “Round-Up” Of Useful Posts & Articles On Ed Policy Issues

© 2011 CGP Grey, Flickr | CC-BY | via Wylio<p>Here are some recent useful posts and articles on educational policy issues (You might also be interested …

How Language Arts Teachers Will Save Democracy

- Advertisement -<p>Democracy literally means rule by the people. Yet in practice, democracy means that the important decisions within a society are …

Teaching

Why Collaborative Inquiry? Professional Learning That Makes a Difference

Do you want deeper professional learning? Are you tired of professional development that wastes your time? Have you tried collaborative inquiry? If …

Pedagogy

Schools will teach 'soft skills' from 2017, but assessing them presents a challenge

When students go back to school in January 2017 there will be some significant changes to their timetables. As well as learning areas like English, …

'They are scared': teachers grapple with fear and bullying after Trump victory

As educators report tearful kids and the name Trump becoming a bullying tool, schools seek a ‘teachable moment’ for students newly engaged with politics<p>As students filed into Spanish class at a high school outside Seattle on Tuesday, their teacher, Antonio, stood at the door greeting them.<p>One girl …

Teaching