Monthly Archives: June 2011


When discussing various means of travel, consider sharing information on the history of railroad travel.  The idea of a railroad connecting the mainland of Florida to the Florida Keys was the vision of Henry Flagler.  Ask students to research railways … Continue reading

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Florida Council for the Social Studies

Membership to various organizations in your content area can provide learning opportunities, personal growth, and access to many resources.  Professional organizations, such as the Florida Council for the Social Studies, offer an opportunity to network with other educators who share … Continue reading

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iCivics is a website designed to increase students’ understanding of civics.   It is the hope of former U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O’Connor, that “it will inspire a new generation to become more involved in the democratic process”. … Continue reading

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