Five Friday Finds
Often, finding good web resources are the hardest part of the job for an educator. With all the demands on a teacher's time, who has time to spend searching? If this is you, here are some resources you may found useful. Please feel free to share with others!
100 Terrific Sites to Find Primary Source History Documents: http://www.bachelorsdegreeonline.com/blog/2009/100-terrific-sites-to-find-primary-source-history-documents/
A list of some of the sites that “feature primary source documents, recordings, images, and more.”
National Geographic’s Great Migrations: http://www.greatmigrationseducation.com/
“This fall, National Geographic Channel will premiere a one-of-a-kind special event entitled Great Migrations. In conjunction with this compelling programming event we are pleased to offer the Great Migrations Education Initiative. The initiative features standards-based lesson plans, video content and a virtual assembly that will join students in schools around the nation with a National Geographic Explorer in the field.”
Digital Storytelling-A Tutorial in 10 Easy Steps: http://www.techsoup.org/learningcenter/training/archives/page10096.cfm?cg=dc
A tutorial site with tips on creating a digital video.
Easy Kids Science Experiments: http://www.easy-kids-science-experiments.com/index.html
Site compiling science experiments, many of them using free or low-cost materials.
Investigating the First Thanksgiving: http://www.plimoth.org/education/olc/intro.html
Interactive site exploring the first Thanksgiving as a “history detective.”