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Where Do You Belong? 20 Videos Exploring Geography

General | October 15, 2014 | 3 Comments

Where Do You Belong? 20 Videos Exploring Geography

By Sarah Bremer My students carry GPS-enabled devices (smart phones) in their back pockets and view paper maps as artifacts from a distant past.  PBS LearningMedia makes it easy for me to engage these “digital natives.”  A quick search turns up high quality, targeted materials that I can easily incorporate into a lesson or homework […]

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Three Great Digital Resources for Social Studies Courses

News & Civics | December 7, 2012 | 2 Comments

Three Great Digital Resources for Social Studies Courses

Are you interested in integrating some engaging, interactive and informative online resources to augment your students learning experience in Social Studies? Here are three great ways to incorporate world geography, Constitutional rights, and U.S. Policy in the Middle East through gaming, cartoons, and interactive media. 10 Ways to Teach About Geography (New York Times Learning […]

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Top Clicks: Take a Ride on a Roller Coaster

PBS LearningMedia | July 25, 2012 | 0 Comments

Top Clicks: Take a Ride on a Roller Coaster

One of the most popular resources in PBS LearningMedia, a new interactive game from Annenberg Learner, is taking California teachers on a ride. Amusement Park Physics was inspired by the Annenberg Learner series, The Mechanical Universe, and answers the question, “How do physics laws affect amusement park ride design?” Amusement Park Physics Subject: Science Grade Level: 9-12 In this interactive […]

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