Looking at Word Usage for Trends

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I have always been fascinated by phrases, words and their etymology. As I result, I find a utility from google...
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Introducing Animated History

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Animatedhistory.org I have decided to embark on a new summer project. I have created a site called "Animated History." Animated...
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FDR New Deal Periodic Table

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The original periodic table was written with Adobe Flash, that has been retired. I converted the site to HTML and...
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Automating the Senior Slide Show

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Description Senior slide show I have made a few senior slide shows over my tenure. With that said, I finally...
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Presidents Dated Also – Assignment

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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NBP1Uu0Xp4Y I have struggled with the same boring presidential projects over and over. I decided a few years ago to...
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Using Rewordify to Help Understand Difficult Text

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I struggled with if I would leave a Primary Source or Text as is or modify it for learners that...
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Reacting to the Past Simulations

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Reacting to the Past is an active learning pedagogy of role-playing games designed for higher education. In Reacting to the...
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Understanding Deliberation Through Simulation

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@Stake is a multiplayer role-playing game that builds empathy and creativity for small group deliberation… players are provided a deeper...
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Government Type/Budget Simulation

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This simulation / role play activity gets students to deal with limited resources. They each are assigned a different government...
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Simulations Waiting to be Evaluated

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This is a list of simulations I have collected over the last few years. I have not evaluated these in...
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Red Scare Simulation

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The fear of communism fueled by events in the USA itself, most notably the cases of the Hollywood Ten, Alger...
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Social Studies Resources for eLearning

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A coworker compiled a list of interesting resources to add or augment our students eLearning. To Watch: Netflix:World War II...
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Vietnam Day Simulation (in Process)

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Now imagine that the year is 1969, and the war is raging in Vietnam. Having just turned 18, you are...
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How History Got the Rosa Parks Story Wrong

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By Jeanne Theoharis December 1, 2015 Sixty years ago, Rosa Parks refused to give up her seat on a bus...
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Annotating Primary Sources (Inductive Study)

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Inductive Study is individual and group discussion based observations and insights from personal study are encouraged. It is in the...
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Moot Supreme Court Trial

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Moot court Every year the Supreme Court hears dozens of cases related to key constitutional issues. These cases can be...
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When Is It OK to Break the Law?

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This unit dives into the study of the principles that influenced and motivated the creation of a constitutional, federal republic....
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Speakeasy Simulation

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This Simulation is a fun and great way to wrap up a unit on the 1920s Jazz Age in America,...
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Landmark Supreme Cases (eBook)

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Landmark cases The Supreme Court Case Studies booklet contains 82 reproducible Supreme Court case studies. These cases include landmark decisions...
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Deceleration of Independence (Break Up Letter)

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Introduction Breakup letter This is one of my favorite lesson plans of each year. It is also one the students...
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Remembering the Children of the Holocaust

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Remember the Children: is the experiential program for students. The experience tells the story of children's experience during the Holocaust...
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Indiana Appellate Court Experience

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This will be the second year I have a taken my students to the Indiana Appellate Court on Wheels. The...
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Building Your Own Telegraph

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Over the past five years I have built around eight telegraphs for other teachers and for use in my classroom....
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Annotating the Constitution

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Purpose the preamble of a statute is a key to open the mind of the makers, as to the mischiefs,...
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New York State 9-12 Social Studies Resource Toolkit

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The Toolkit is designed to put instructional and curriculum design tools into the hands of teachers and leaders in local...
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Government and History Resources

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I have spent a large amount time curating/cultivating and adapting material for my classroom. My classroom is almost completely paperless...
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Using “Dave” Movie for Government Class

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I normally do not desire to show a complete movie in government or history class. I have one exception. I...
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