Ticket to Ride - Designing a Passport for 21st Century America
In this lesson, students consider ideas, images and words that might capture the American identity, then design an American passport for the 21st century that reflects their own vision of and for America.
Medieval Music & Arts Foundation Early Music FAQ
Online resources on medieval music history and theory.
The Many Faces of Psychological Research in the 21st Century
Edited by Jane Halonen and Stephen Davis, this "e-book" is sponsored by the Society for the Teaching of Psychology. Its thirteen chapters, written by leading scholars, provide "a broad overview of what research agenda and approaches this new century calls for across many of psychology’s subdisciplines."
North American Drought: A Paleo Perspective - 20th Century Drought
This site provides background information on the effects of the Dust Bowl in the 1930s, the 1950s drought, and the 1987-1989 drought in the Great Plains of the American Midwest. It features discussions of the extent of each drought and the economic damage incurred, using text, photographs and graphic illustrations. A link to a discussion of the Palmer Drought Severity Index is included.
Univ of Minnesota - Early Childhood ePortfolio info
The Early Childhood ePortfolio provides a space to collect and store your work as you proceed through the program. You will later select evidence from among your course assignments to document that you have met the Minnesota Standards of Effective Practice for Beginning Teachers. You can include digital pictures, and video clips or audio files to document your learning and student teaching experiences. When you graduate you will take with you a portfolio that represents your best work. The portf
Documenting the American South
This site offers "a collection of sources on Southern history, literature and culture from the colonial period through the first decades of the 20th century." The collection is categorized by First-Person Narratives of the American South, a Library of Southern Literature, North American Slave Narratives, The Southern Homefront, 1861-1865 and The Church in the Southern Black Community. The collection can be searched by subject, author or title.
The Academy of American Poets - Teaching Poetry
Poets.org provides a wealth of content on contemporary American poetry and receives an average of 400,000 unique users each month. It also provides online educational resources such as free poetry lesson plans for teachers.
Uncle Tom's Cabin and American Culture
This site is an extensive collection of multimedia materials concerning Harriet Beecher Stowes as an American cultural phenomenon, Uncle Tom's Cabin and the historical and cultural context of the novel. This easy to navigate site features historical text, newspaper reviews of the novel, as well as the novel's adaptations in songs, children's books, plays and films. An interactive timeline and lesson plans are just some of the other features the site offers. It also includes primary materials
The Battle of Bennington: An American Victory
recounts a small but important triumph in the summer of 1777. For two months, General John Burgoyne led his army along the Lake Champlain-Hudson River corridor, capturing several American forts. In August, however, finding himself in need of provisions, wagons, and horses, he sent a force to Bennington, ...
American Sign Language (ASL) Browser
Michigan State University's ASL Browser web site is an online American Sign Language (ASL) browser where you can look up video of thousands of ASL signs and learn interesting things about them.
Texas Native American Timeline
The object of this lesson is to develop a timeline of the Native American presence in Texas and become familiar with vocabulary related to this topic. Students will: -become familiar with related vocabulary; -complete a timeline that shows an overview of Native American presence in Texas, according to archaeological discoveries; -create a border for the timeline with the vocabulary and illustrations.
The Early Purges - Quiz
Students will be able to recall key events, themes and imagery in this poem.
Celebrate Hispanic American Month
highlights publications, properties listed in the National Register, and National Parks related to the creativity, culture, and political experiences of Hispanic Americans.
Episode 109: The Witch Depicted: Images and iconography in early modern times Historian Prof Charles Zika explains the social and religious manipulations behind 15th and 16th century European images of witches and witchcraft, and how this contrasts with our contemporary visual representation of witches. With host Jennifer Cook. Susan Sobbott, American Express OPEN Prosocial Behavior from the course Social Psychology Apple Cup 2010: Sights and Sounds Rat anatomy, Either male or female, Dissecting away muscle on left side of thorax (early stage), (si Identity, Violence, and Conflict Resolution in the 19th Century Great Lakes Region
The Darden Leadership Speaker Series kicks off the 2010-11 season with Susan Sobbott, President of American Express OPEN and Darden MBA Class of 1990. Ms. Sobbott speaks on "Cultivating Your Personal Brand".
Social psychology is the scientific study of the way people think about, feel, and behave in social situations. It involves understanding how people influence, and are influenced by, the others around them. A primary goal of this course is to introduce you to the perspectives, research methods, and empirical findings of social psychology. Topics to be covered include: impression formation, conformity, prosocial behavior, interpersonal attraction, persuasion, stereotyping and prejudice. Equally i
Some of the sights, sounds, and feelings leading up to Apple Cup 2010.
Rat anatomy, Either male or female, Dissecting away muscle on left side of thorax (early stage), (side/lateral view). Rat dissection stills taken from FARID (Functional Anatomy of the Rat [Interactive Dissection]). This resource was authored by Megan Quentin-Baxter and David Dewhurst, with Graham Irving and Stephen Mera at Leeds Metropolitan University.
GRCC Peace Conference Panel Presentation entitled: Identity, Violence, and Conflict Resolution in the 19th Century Great Lakes Region
Historian Prof Charles Zika explains the social and religious manipulations behind 15th and 16th century European images of witches and witchcraft, and how this contrasts with our contemporary visual representation of witches. With host Jennifer Cook.
Susan Sobbott, American Express OPEN
Prosocial Behavior from the course Social Psychology
Apple Cup 2010: Sights and Sounds
Rat anatomy, Either male or female, Dissecting away muscle on left side of thorax (early stage), (si
Identity, Violence, and Conflict Resolution in the 19th Century Great Lakes Region