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Civics in Uncivil Times | Harvard Graduate School of Education
In a chaotic and hostile election season — rupturing political parties, incessant name-calling, and growing dissention along racial and class lines — it may be tempting for educators to discourage political talk at school. via Pocket
IFTTT  Pocket  21apples  education  educationl  election  gwg  history  Delicious 
september 2016 by arvind
Teaching Salvaged Pages: Young Writers' Diaries of the Holocaust | Facing Histor...
Explore an award-winning collection of diaries written by young people during the Holocaust with the help of this resource collection. via Pocket
IFTTT  Pocket  21apples  education  gwg  history  Delicious 
june 2016 by arvind
6 Teaching Tools for Black History Month | Edutopia
Black History Month provides a great opportunity for students to explore the history of Civil Rights in America. But it's important that teachers "reinforce that 'black history' is American history," writes Pat Russo in Dos and Don'ts of Teaching Black History Month. via Pocket
IFTTT  Pocket  21apples  black  diversity  guide  gwg  history  inclusion  list  race  resources  Delicious 
february 2016 by arvind
Paths to the White House - Election 2012
NYTimes interactive path to the white house where you can affect which states lose in order to see how the election would play out. Great to use with students.
education  history  21apples  politics  mathematics  math  data  interactive  nytimes  Delicious 
november 2012 by arvind
Home/IWitness:Video testimonies from Holocaust survivors and witnesses
IWitness is an online application that gives educators and students access to search, watch, and learn from more than 1,000 video testimonies of Holocaust survivors and other witnesses.
holocaust  witness  video  resources  education  free  21apples  history  Delicious 
may 2012 by arvind
GIRL MUSEUM- Celebrating Girlhood Worldwide
Girl Museum is a virtual space for research, exhibitions and education centered wholly on the subject of being a girl. We explore and document the unique experience of growing up female through historic and contemporary images, stories and material culture. Our primary focus is research, exhibitions and collaboration.
girls  education  feminism  21apples  students  art  virtual  museum  history  Delicious 
march 2011 by arvind
The editorial process, 1970 - brilliant review of newspaper "technology", with p...
via This is a most amazing visual journey through newspaper making in the 1970's and 1980's. It worth a read by adults and you could try showing it to your studen ...
history  newspaper  photos  technology  Delicious 
february 2011 by arvind
a multimedia web-book about art and art history
art  history  education  reference  museum  free  21apples  Delicious 
january 2011 by arvind
Should we ban fiction from the curriculum? Wiggins things so...
via Grant Wiggins (of Understanding by Design fame) wrote a blog post titled, Ban fiction from the curriculum for ACSD. I took away two main arguments:
he thinks that the ...
21apples  curriculum  education  english  fiction  grantwiggins  history  nonfiction  reading  writing  Delicious 
december 2010 by arvind
Wikileaks FAQ :: The Future of the Internet — And How to Stop It
What is Wikileaks?
Wikileaks is a self-described “not-for-profit media organization,” launched in 2006 for the purposes of disseminating original documents from anonymous sources and leakers. ...
21apples  faq  freedom  future  history  information  law  wikileaks  Delicious 
december 2010 by arvind
Virtual Printing Press
a Second Life virtual printing press model. Great for educational purposes
secondlife  software  free  history  education  21apples  printing  information  books  Delicious 
march 2010 by arvind
NYCityMap • DoITT • City-Wide GIS
amazing interactive map of New York City that lets you compare current day to 2006 to 1924 using aerial photography.
nyc  map  maps  mashup  gis  newyork  history  geography  mapping  nycist  21apples  Delicious 
january 2010 by arvind
Teaching For Change | Building social justice starting in the classroom
a wonderful resource for educators to develop themselves in social justice teaching practice. Lesson plans, curricula, professional development, and more.
diversity  education  21apples  teachers  resources  activism  history  change  student  books  schools  lessons  ethics  nycist  social  equity  teaching  curriculum  Delicious 
january 2010 by arvind
Teaching About Haiti
great curriculum about Haiti to help understand why Haiti's economy/infrastructure got to where it is now. Recognizing the history of the country in powerful ways for students.
history  haiti  students  education  21apples  curriclum  lessons  lesson  nycist  Delicious 
january 2010 by arvind
You asked, we answer: What is the oldest known color photo? - O Say Can You See?
article on the history of color photography, from the National Museum of American History
article  photography  history  color  Delicious 
january 2010 by arvind
Conflict History
incredible interactive map listing conflicts from around the world mapped out visually and by time range
history  time  resource  education  map  google  mashup  21apples  Delicious 
october 2009 by arvind
LIFE photo archive hosted by Google
incredible, searchable collection of LIFE photographs from the 1750's to today. Fanastic photo resource.
photos  photography  google  life  history  photo  reference  images  21apples  resource  Delicious 
january 2009 by arvind
Teaching History With Technology
excellent place for professional development in history!
21apples  education  history  profdev  teachers  teaching  technology  Delicious 
october 2008 by arvind
great resource website with workshops, readings, tools, best practices, and lots more
education  technology  teaching  teachers  resources  lessons  history  web2.0  web  21apples  Delicious 
october 2008 by arvind
Einstein writes of 'childish superstition' | Science | The Guardian
Interesting article on Einstein and his thoughts on god and religion
religion  Einstein  science  culture  history  article  Delicious 
may 2008 by arvind
Getting Things Done Guru David Allen and His Cult of Hyperefficiency
great article on David Allen (of Getting Things Done) on his system and how he got where he is
article  gtd  history  Delicious 
november 2007 by arvind
Printable world map
great world map where you can color in any countries and then use with students. great for geography lessons
education  free  history  geography  tool  web  21apples  Delicious 
october 2007 by arvind
SEND: Welcome
A new book coming out (releasing at SXSW 2007) about e-mail and why it is so annoying. I'm with them. I have been saying for a while that if I started a new school today, we wouldn't have e-mail.
21apples  education  email  behavior  culture  future  history  Delicious 
february 2007 by arvind
Dangerously Irrelevant: Gone Fischin'
powerful video by Karl Fisch on how technology is changing and will impact our students including the growth of information, increase in computing power and more. Just watch it
video  education  flash  future  history  technology  21apples  Delicious 
february 2007 by arvind
C-SPAN Classroom
It lets you download clips from C-SPAN, find discussion questions, search and create your own library. Good resource.
education  government  history  law  lessons  literacy  politics  resource  video  free  21apples  Delicious 
february 2007 by arvind
Top ten girl geeks
a nice list from CNET on women computer/techie people including Paris Hilton
history  list  technology  women  geek  21apples  Delicious 
november 2006 by arvind
Telling Stories
Urban School of San Francisco history project site obtaining stories and presenting them through digital media
education  media  students  teachers  history  video  digital  storytelling  Delicious 
october 2006 by arvind
Godwin's law - Wikipedia
Internet "law" discussing how all discussions/arguments eventually lead to someone playing the Hitler or Nazi card.
culture  history  internet  language  social  web  Delicious 
october 2006 by arvind
Girls Inc. - 140 Years of Celebrating Girlhood
Girls Incorporated is a national nonprofit youth organization dedicated to inspiring all girls to be strong, smart, and bold.
activism  education  history  women  web  online  community  social  Delicious 
october 2006 by arvind
NARA | The National Archives - Constitution
great resources on the U.S. Constitution. Many links, history, images and more.
education  government  history  21apples  Delicious 
april 2006 by arvind
Race With History - Home Page
Creative Change Productions creates educational materials that inspire people to act for a more just, equitable and sustainable world.
diversity  history  education  tools  resources  Delicious 
april 2006 by arvind
Open Collections Program: Women Working
Women Working, 1800 - 1930 focuses on women's role in the United States economy and provides access to digitized historical, manuscript, and image resources selected from Harvard University's library and museum collections. The collection features approxi
academic  digital  feminism  history  images  library  photos  women  21apples  Delicious 
march 2006 by arvind
The - African American history archive
a great website is a video oral history site dedicated to documenting African American history.
history  library  research  database  diversity  education  21apples  Delicious 
march 2006 by arvind
NARA on Google Video
Google's video archive of the National Archives. Excellent, and hopefully growing resource for educators. There are sections for NASA, United Newsreel and the Department of the Interior.
history  video  google  media  resources  education  teachers  students  21apples  Delicious 
february 2006 by arvind
Internet Archive
the most complete collection of the history of world wide web sites. also lets you host your media files "forever" for free
audio  community  database  digital  free  freedom  history  html  information  internet  library  music  web  video  tools  resources  research  podcasting  photos  online  21apples  Delicious 
december 2005 by arvind

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