Using Online Chats as a Network of Practitioners
Students log onto a chat room and chat in real time about software using on-screen directions to read and correspond. They discuss possible education topics for future chats, and organize a day and time to participate in another online chat.
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Lesson: Collect Oral Histories About the Genocide in Guatemala
Begin this powerful study on the Guatemalan genocide with a nine-minute video clip, which can be easily found online. The excerpt introduces the class to this tragedy through a personal account, which is what they will be collecting....
7th - Higher Ed English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Religion in Culture & Politics: Women’s empowerment in Syria
What defines a woman as empowered, and how does this definition compare to the ideas and actions of a group of Muslim women in Syria? After watching a series of video clips from a documentary film about a school for girls in Damascus,...
9th - Higher Ed Social Studies & History CCSS: Designed
Students and Freedom of Expression
Should schools restrict students' freedom of expression? Expert groups examine one of six primary source documents and then engage in a jigsaw discussion of this hot-button topic. Individuals then craft an expository essay, taking a...
10th - Higher Ed Social Studies & History CCSS: Designed
The Wars That Inspired Game of Thrones
Discover how the power struggle between two noble families in the historical conflicts of the War of the Roses served as the basis for much of the drama in the hit series Game of Thrones. This animated video dissects shifts in the rule...
6 mins 9th - Higher Ed Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Talkcity Chat for Adult Education Practitioners
It's important for every computer user to get educated on netiquette and the finer points of chat participation. Adult learners practice using a browser to enter a chat room, postng questions and comments to a facilitator.
Higher Ed Technology & Engineering
African-American Soldiers in World War I: The 92nd and 93rd Divisions
Students research the role played and contributions made by African American soldiers during World War I. They discuss the evolution of civil rights in America's history, and the progress that has been made in the last 100 years.
9th - Higher Ed Social Studies & History
A Global Culture to Fight Extremism
"Have you ever wondered why extremism seems to have been on the rise in Muslim-majority countries over the course of the last decade? Have you ever wondered how such a situation can be turned around?" This is a fantastic resource to...
18 mins 11th - Higher Ed Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Don't Misrepresent Africa
"We can sharpen our insights. It is not always war, insurrection, and disease." Leslie Dodson enlightens us to the impact that photographs have on our perception of a situation, and urges her audience to review our "ethics of seeing"...
11 mins 9th - Higher Ed Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable