Category Archives: History

March: National Women’s History Month

2012 National Women’s History Month Theme: Women’s Education –Women’s Empowerment FCIT Resources contain images for use during Women’s History Month.  There are readings available in Lit2Go, such as, “Solitude of Self,” Address before the U.S. Senate Committee on Women’s Suffrage, February 20, … Continue reading

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Black History Month

Web offers images, sounds and words celebrating Black History Month February is Black History Month, a good time to discuss the contributions made by African-Americans. Online biographical information on contemporary or historical African-Americans will prove varied and interesting. Search engines, such … Continue reading

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President’s Picnic

February offers the perfect opportunity to celebrate the lives of our American President’s. Photo from FCIT ClipPix. Inform students that they are going to have a Presidents Picnic.  Students will be researching the lives of  Presidents of the United States.  Provide … Continue reading

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Social Studies lessons from Scholastic

One of the lessons discovered at the Scholastic site is geared towards researching the effects of immigration on American history and culture.  The lessons can be taught during a 2 week period and all necessary materials are included.  Take a virtual … Continue reading

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Virtual Field Trip to Plimoth

Our friends at Scholastic have a great teacher resource available for the month of November.  It is a virtual field trip live webcast about the first Thanksgiving. In addition you will find lesson plans divided by grades k-2, 3-5, 6-8. … Continue reading

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Animated Atlas

Found this terrific educational resource and can see many ways it can be used.  The main homepage does have information regarding the sale of some items. Take a look at the 10 minute movie that discusses the geographic history of … Continue reading

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Cite Sources

I’ve been observing middle school students work on projects about U.S. Landmarks. Students are searching for resources on line, gathering information and copying photos.  It seems that the students are not recording information on where they are getting the images … Continue reading

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Teacher’s Domain

Register at Teacher’s Domain and gain access to thousands of resources, support materials, and best practices for differentiating instruction.  Materials are available through public broadcasting and its partners.  Browse Teachers’ Domain resources by your individual state educational frameworks, national standards, or … Continue reading

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New Resource from FCIT

Digital Teaching and Learning from FCIT is a collection of tools, resources and VEO. Included is a collection of education Apps for use with the iPad and/or iPod.  The items may be sorted by grade, subject, cost, and more.  I … Continue reading

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Constitution Day Poster Design Contest

Constitutionfacts.com is a national sponsor of the Fifth Annual GovDoc Kids Group U.S. Constitution Day Poster Contest for students, an international contest promoted exclusively through the Internet. To compete, the contest invites K-12 entrants (including homeschoolers) to celebrate Constitution Day (Sept. … Continue reading

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