Sometimes its best to break it down into smaller chunks. This info-map from The Economist is a great way to look at the enormity of the US Economy. The size of the states: If they were countries | The Economist. Share
Tonight’s #sschat What type of simulations have you used in your SS classes? What are the benefits of using? Looking forward to great chat.
Not only are these great for monitoring hurricanes (a meteorological masterpiece), but they are wonderful for helping students plot latitude and longitude positions on a map. Get your tracking map here.
We’ve gotta give it up to Education Place – they have created one of the best physical maps of the US for classroom use. Get your copy here http://www.eduplace.com/ss/maps/pdf/usphys.pdf
This is where I need your help. I have been asked to write an article on current events and the new media. The article is to be a guide to help teachers understand their way around the ever changing world of a partisan media. My primary research from this article will be information I collect from this blog and interviews I conduct with social studies teachers.
At the end of each round (beginning at the end of round 2), we will be choosing a winner of a single subject subscription at PE Unlimited, our 24/7 online access to our digital library of products. Register Here. (Teachers and Administrators Only) What is Performance Education Unlimited? Performance Education Unlimited provides unlimited access to [...]
Thanks so much to all of you who have sent us emails telling us how great an experience this was for your class last year. If you weren’t able to take part in this last year – trust us, you don’t want to miss out this year. Printable Brackets Will be Available on Monday, March [...]
As a Social Studies teacher, you are in the business of making memories. Whatever you are teaching today, you want students to remember in May. But have you ever thought of your long-range impact? Using our lessons, your students will remember you for the rest of their lives. We don’t memorize, but we do make [...]
A friend of mine was asking how to correctly pronounce “Pecan Pie”. Of course it’s pee-can. Right? Or is it puh-kahn? Or even p’cahn? Well, as it often goes, this conversation led me down a long road of internet searching seeking answers. I came across a website breaking down the different dialects of the USA [...]