"Hi, I work in the Dominican Republic and teach the CW in May to my grade 8 students. Our culminating piece is a DBQ. We also watch and discuss "Glory". I am not sure what perspective we offer, but certainly it is of a more international…"
"One PBL way to do it is to pose the question- Should the American Revolution be taught the same way in the UK as it is in the US? See where that takes you. It should be compelling enough to drive authentic inquiry. I also like to share a pretend…"
"Suzie it is great to hear about how you are using Diigo. I am a big fan both for myself and for its application in school. Sadly it has not taken off at my current placement, but I am holding out hope. I think teachers need to feel its power first.…"
"Hi, I have a website for 21st century learning that has many tools in the resource section. I hope you find it useful. The site is www.zach21.weebly.com One of my recent favorites is an animated data tool called "Gap Minder"."
"My brainstorm idea. Have them act as reporters. Depending on a which region, they get a "situation car". They then do a live blog or contribute to an online forum reporting in their situation. Once they have done that they write a summary…"
"Hi Zach! Welcome to Social Studies Chat. I look forward to working with you and hope that you can find resources that are useful. You are welcome to join us for our Monday chat on twitter (7pm EST). Also take a look at the archives and…"
Grade 8 social studies teacher with a passion for developing relevant learning activities. I'm always looking for purposeful technology integration opportunities that allow for enhanced collaboration and efficiency.
Hi Zach! Welcome to Social Studies Chat. I look forward to working with you and hope that you can find resources that are useful. You are welcome to join us for our Monday chat on twitter (7pm EST). Also take a look at the archives and highlight docs on our main page. There are a lot of resources there. Finally, please let me know if you have any questions or if I can be of help to you.