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Nat Geo Launched a Free Website for Printing Detailed Topographical Maps

The folks at <i>National Geographic</i> just did a solid favor for all the adventurous outdoor photographers out there. They put every US Geological Survey …

3D Printing

SOCIAL STUDIES OUT LOUD!

We’re a family of games, especially with my youngest son who loves playing every type of game out there – video games, board games, card games, you …

Pedagogy

Bring the Smithsonian to Your School District

Are you interested in bringing the Smithsonian to your district?<p>The Smithsonian's <i>Let's Do History Tour</i> brings <b></b>Museum staff to school districts …

Education

Announcing: The National O'Connor Scholars

iCivics and the Aspen Institute are cosponsoring the National O'Connor Scholars Program. 11th or 12th grade students interested in the work of the …

Education

- C3 Teachers

<b>Uniquely Different</b><p>Following the Inquiry Design Model (IDM)™, participants will develop a blueprint that begins with a compelling question and moves …

This map of Earth is the most accurate ever produced, and it looks completely different

<b>Japanese architect Hajime Narukawa claims to have tackled a centuries-old problem - how to draw an oblate spheroid Earth on a flat plane.</b><p>He claims …

Geography

OCLRE | The Reporter e-Bulletin

By Robin Lashley, teacher at Middleburg Heights Junior High<p>The James Madison Legacy Project is by far one of the best professional development …

Education

How Google Street View Images Reveal the Demographic Makeup of the U.S.

A deep-learning machine has learned to tease apart the income and education levels of an area just by looking at Google Street View images.<p>Each year, …

Machine Learning

Most-Viewed Bills

December 23, 2016<p>1.<p>H.R.2802 [114th]<p>First Amendment Defense Act<p>2.<p>H.R.1150 [114th]<p>Frank R. Wolf International Religious Freedom Act<p>3.<p>H.R.4919 …

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Listening is a 21st-Century Skill

<i>By Scott Petri</i><p>In order to be academically successful, students must leave high school with a working understanding of about 50,000 words. Good …

Pedagogy

Following in Ancient Footsteps: The Hopewell in Ohio – An NEH Summer Scholars Program

What will we be doing every day? Find out here!<p>Where are we going again? Here's the detail you're looking for regarding the landmark sites we'll …

Visualizing Dr. King's "I Have A Dream" Speech

Perhaps one of the most powerful speeches in American history is Martin Luther King's "I Have A Dream" speech made on the steps of the Lincoln …

One man's mission to walk the Great Wall of China with a drone

<b>William Lindesay has been obsessed with the Great Wall of China since seeing it in a school atlas as a child in England, and last year embarked on an epic journey to fulfil a lifelong ambition - to film the wall in its entirety from the air. He told the BBC's Anna Jones about this quest.</b><p>"The Great …

Great Wall of China

Guest Post: Social Studies & The Common Core (With Downloadable Lessons)

Last last year, I published a two-part series at my Education Week Teacher column with answers to this question: What do the Common Core Standards …

Education

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​Social Studies Should Teach Students for Tomorrow, Not the Past

Are you teaching for tomorrow? It’s a question I often ask myself and educators in my professional network. In fact, this question has become the …

Learning

Why Literacy Educators Need to be Advocates for Science and Social Studies Education

by Guest Blogger Nell Duke, Professor at the University of Michigan, Author, and 2016 Literacy for All Conference Keynote SpeakerTime devoted to …

Education

Lyrics IPS Activity.pdf

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iCivics Drafting Board: Unique, useful, but needs more

<i>Editor’s note: This article concludes our series</i> <i>The Right Tool for the Job: Improving Reading and Writing in the Classroom</i><i>, which provides in-depth</i> …

Literacy

ARCH: Assessment Resource Center for History Education: What is the ARCH?

Existing assessments of historical knowledge used in K-12 classrooms across the nation consist primarily of traditional standardized tools, which …

Pedagogy

How do I Ponder videos?

Browse to any video on Youtube.com or Vimeo.com or...<p>Browse to any .mp4 video on Dropbox by going to the "Share Link" for the file.<p>You will see the …

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Socratic Smackdown

<b>Watch the Video Tutorial:</b><p><b>Download the Print & Play Game Pack:</b><p>Socratic Smackdown (PDF, 340KB)<p><b>Tell Us What You Think</b>

Founding Freedoms Essay and Playwriting Contest

<b>GENERAL INFORMATION</b><p>The National Constitution Center is proud to announce the return of the Founding Freedoms Essay and Playwriting Contests, designed …

Education

Miami University Wins Contract To Host Buckeye Boys State Summer Program

<b>BY BLAIR DONOVAN</b><b><br>Miami University journalism student</b><p>Miami University will host the American Legion Buckeye Boys State summer program for the next five years, starting this June.<p>The partnership became official on Oct. 8 after representatives from Miami, the American Legion, and the Ohio American …

Education

Watch Earth's History Play Out On A Football Field

Grant Ernhart works with the U.S. Biathlon Team, so he spends a lot of time among snow-capped mountains. From the Canadian Rockies, he lobbed a question to Skunk Bear, NPR's science YouTube channel.<p>"I'm standing next to some mountains that are millions of years old," Ernhart said, "and the Earth is …

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