Setting Up Study Groups
The aim of this lesson is to enable students to take control of their learning through setting up self-help study groups. It is the fourth lesson in the study skills series and is intended to support adult learners who are embarking on a course of study and need to acquire skills which will help them to be successful. The lessons are designed as a package with key skills reinforced in each subsequent lesson so that a study culture is developed over time. They can be delivered sequentially or use
What Do You See?
This is a lesson in which students analyze a single Civil War photograph and then find and analyze related images. The aim is to help students see relationships between the Civil War and American industrialization.
Women: Struggle and Triumph
Ever wonder what women were doing during the 1800s or what is known as the antebellum period of United States history? Men are well represented in our history books as they were the powerful, educated leaders of our country. Women, on the other hand, rarely had opportunities to tell their stories. Powerful stories of brave women who helped shape the history of the United States are revealed to students through journals, letters, narratives and other primary sources. Synthesizing information from
The Constitution: Drafting a More Perfect Union
This lesson focuses on the drafting of the United States Constitution during the Federal Convention of 1787 in Philadelphia. Students will analyze an unidentified historical document and draw conclusions about what this document was for, who created it, and why. After the document is identified as George Washington’s annotated copy of the Committee of Style’s draft constitution, students will compare its text to that of an earlier draft by the Committee of Detail to understand the evolution
Traveling Culture: Circuit Chautauqua in the Twentieth Century
This digital collection presents 7,949 publicity brochures, promotional advertisements and talent circulars for some 4,546 performers who were part of the Chautauqua circuit. These talent brochures are drawn from the Records of the Redpath Lyceum Bureau, held by the University of Iowa Libraries. One of the largest booking agencies for the Chautauqua performers, the Redpath bureau managed a vast talent pool. Performers and lecturers were familiar names as popular entertainers or well known in the
Poet At Work: Recovered Notebooks from Walt Whitman
This collection offers access to the four Walt Whitman Notebooks and a cardboard butterfly that disappeared from the Library of Congress in 1942. They were returned on February 24, 1995. The Thomas B. Harned collection of the Walt Whitman papers spans the period 1842 to 1937, with most of the items dated from 1855 to 1892. It was donated in 1918. The collection consists of correspondence, poetry and prose manuscripts, notes and notebooks, proofs and offprints, printed matter, and miscellaneous
The Aaron Copland Collection: Ca. 1900-1990
The inaugural online presentation of the Aaron Copland Collection at the Library of Congress celebrates the centennial of the birth of the American composer Aaron Copland (1900-1990). The multiformat Aaron Copland Collection from which the online collection derives spans the years 1910 to 1990 and includes approximately 400,000 items documenting the multifaceted life of an extraordinary person who was composer, performer, teacher, writer, conductor, commentator, and administrator. It comprises b
Woody Guthrie and the Archive of American Folk Song: Correspondence, 1940-1950
This site highlights letters Guthrie wrote in the early 1940s after moving to New York City, where he pursued broadcasting and recording careers, met artists and social activists, and gained a reputation as a songwriter and performer. The site includes a biographical essay, a timeline of Guthrie's life, and an encoded finding aid of Guthrie materials at the Library of Congress.
The Learning Page
This site helps teachers use the Library of Congress's American Memory website to teach U.S. history and culture. It includes suggestions for using photos, objects, life histories and other primary sources; tools for analyzing primary sources; and a lesson framework for incorporating primary sources into all phases of instruction. It features 40 teacher-developed lessons on 17 topics, including the Revolutionary Era, Civil War, Emergence of Modern America and Great Depression.
מלחמת יום הכיפורים Reading photographs Oral history links and resources Ongoing assessment strategies for writing Observing other teachers Research and strategies for problem-centered math Reading primary sources: an introduction for students Prepostitions Renessanss Itaalias, Prantsusmaal, madalmaadel ja Saksamaal Mikroorganismid - tunnikava Jim Chu - 2010 SFU Outstanding Alumni Award for Public Service
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A picture is worth a thousand words -- but which words? Questions can help students decode, interpret, and understand photographs thoughtfully and meaningfully.
Guides, tips, lesson plans, and examples of student projects on the web.
Making final assessment easier by helping students improve the quality of their writing along the way.
Learning from other teachers is an important means of professional development. Here are some suggestions for observing successful teachers in your school, in other schools, and on the web.
A bibliography of research-driven strategies for teaching problem-centered math at all grade levels.
A step-by-step guide for students examining primary sources, with specific questions divided into five layers of questioning.
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Jim Chu, BBA 1986 - 2010 SFU Outstanding Alumni Award recipient for Public Service Chief Constable, Vancouver Police Department Each year, SFU and the Alumni Association honour our most accomplished graduates with Outstanding Alumni Awards. Nominations are made by alumni, faculty, staff, students and SFU's many friends in the community. The 2010 SFU Outstanding Alumni Awards gala took place Thursday, February 10, 2011. For more information on Mr. Jim Chu and the 2010 Outstanding Alumni Awards,
Oral history links and resources
Ongoing assessment strategies for writing
Observing other teachers
Research and strategies for problem-centered math
Reading primary sources: an introduction for students
Renessanss Itaalias, Prantsusmaal, madalmaadel ja Saksamaal
Mikroorganismid - tunnikava
Jim Chu - 2010 SFU Outstanding Alumni Award for Public Service