Saturday, April 25, 2009

Today's Interesting Links

Links for 2009-04-22 []

  • Holocaust Remembrance Project Teacher Resource Guide
    Holocaust Remembrance Project's Teacher Resource Guide is a powerful tool in sharing the Holocaust with your high school students. The Holland & Knight Charitable Foundation is pleased to provide this Teacher Resource Guide and hopes you will use the Guide to further share the Holocaust, and it's significance to us today, with your students.
  • Education | For Educators
    For Teachers: Teaching about the Holocaust The Museum has many resources for teachers striving to help students learn the history of the Holocaust and reflect upon the moral and ethical questions raised by that history.
  • The Edurati Review: It's Not about the Technology
    I am sitting here at my laptop, occasionally watching my Skype and Tweetdeck notifications in case I miss something from a family member or colleague, and I'm going to honestly tell you that learning in the 21st century is not about the technology. Blasphemy! my tech-savvy friends are saying. Six months ago I might have agreed, but today I'm more than willing to stand by my words.
    You'll find a Google Lit Trip for Kite Runner and a Holocaust studies unit on this site.
  • Holocaust Education Resources for Teachers
    This Holocaust Teacher Resource Center (TRC) web site, is dedicated to the memory of the six million Jewish people slaughtered during the Holocaust and the millions other people slaughtered during the Nazi era. It strives to combat prejudice and bigotry by transforming the horrors of the Holocaust into positive lessons to help make this a better and safer world for everybody. This site is sponsored by the Holocaust Education Foundation, Inc.
  • Guidelines for Teaching about the Holocaust
    The Holocaust provides one of the most effective subjects for an examination of basic moral issues. A structured inquiry into this history yields critical lessons for an investigation of human behavior. Study of the event also addresses one of the central mandates of education in the United States, which is to examine what it means to be a responsible citizen.
  • ReadWriteThink: Lesson Plan: Using Technology to Analyze and Illustrate Symbolism in <i>Night</i>
    Literacy learning is no longer limited to books; to be truly literate, students need to investigate and use technology in the classroom. This lesson for middle and high school students explores the use of symbolism in Elie Wiesel's autobiographical novel Night. After learning about symbolism and discussing its use in the book, students create visual representations using's Literary Graffiti tool. Students then express their response to the symbolism in the book by creating a photomontage using images from multiple websites about the Holocaust and text from survivor stories, articles about hate crimes, and Night.
  • SCORE: Teacher Guide--Night by Elie Weisel
    This supplemental unit to Night by Elie Wiesel was developed by teachers in the Schools of California Online Resources for Educators (SCORE) Project, funded by the California Technology Assistance Program (CTAP) and the California County Superintendents Educational Services Association (CCSESA)
  • Elie Wiesel: First Person Singular . Teaching Guide | PBS
    The film Elie Wiesel: First Person Singular is about one man's passionate resolve to bear witness for the millions of people who suffered and perished in the Holocaust. He has been sustained by his faith and guided by his belief in the power of language and the value of teaching.
  • Elie Wiesel @Web English Teacher
    A wonderful collection of resources for teaching Elie Wiesel's memoir Night.
  • K-3 Teachers Guide to Twitter
    I have been itching to write this Teachers Guide to Twitter for a while now - hoping to encourage K-3 Teachers and others, to give Twitter a try. Many of our visitors have expressed that it is all too confusing - so - I will do my best to unravel the 'mystery' behind Twitter - it is worth hang in there with me...
  • onepage : Tim’s Blog
    On this page you will find all (currently 21) of the one page guides - including a new Blogging with Wordpress introduction and a guide to registering a domain name created as part of a series I'm working on for local campaigning organisations.
  • World Digital Library Home
    The World Digital Library will make available on the Internet, free of charge and in multilingual format, significant primary materials from cultures around the world, including manuscripts, maps, rare books, musical scores, recordings, films, prints, photographs, architectural drawings, and other significant cultural materials. The objectives of the World Digital Library are to promote international and inter-cultural understanding and awareness, provide resources to educators, expand non-English and non-Western content on the Internet, and to contribute to scholarly research.

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