social studies

Gooru - A Great Source of Math, Science, and Social Studies Materials

This week I'm taking a few days off to ski, play with my dogs, visit with friends and family, and generally recharge my batteries. If you're on vacation this week too, I hope that you're having a great vacation. While I'm away I'm rerunning the most popular posts of the year. The selections are based on pageviews during 2012.

The United Nations Presents 2012 in Review

I'm sure that we'll be seeing a lot of "year in review" videos released over the next couple of weeks. Some  like Rewind YouTube Style will be fun looks at popular culture and others will have a more serious tone like this one from the United Nations. United Nations Year in Review highlights the major UN news stories of 2012 from natural disasters to political unrest.

Bringing history to life by leaving classrooms & textbooks behind

For many of us history class meant memorizing people (usually white guys) and places (usually unknown) to be plotted on a timeline and forgotten about as soon as the obligatory data we stuffed into our brain was dumped out and onto a test never to be remembered again.Fortunately, innovative educators are finding a way to change that for today’s youth with programs like the Lowell Milken Center’

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