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Technology helps teachers incorporate Holocaust education into a multicultural classroom - history through a modern, Canadian lens

Mar 04, 2014 jjamison

Thanks to Ryan for submitting this letter. (Julia Blair) I’m reaching out because I thought you’d be interested in knowing about innovative ways social media and technology are being used to help teachers incorporate Holocaust education into their curriculum in a uniquely Canadian way. The Azrieli Foundation Holocaust Survivor Memoirs Program collects, preserves and shares the memoirs and diaries…

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MARCH-APRIL 2014: K-12 STUDY CANADA E-Resource News (6A)

Mar 04, 2014 jjamison
MARCH-APRIL 2014: K-12 STUDY CANADA E-Resource News (6A)

Thank you to Ryan for forwarding this e-news. Greetings!   I hope you have been coping well with winter weather and won’t mind my inclusion of a few Arctic resources among others intended to provide you with new ways to connect to Canada in your classroom. A few quick comments here will supplement the rest…  Best wishes teaching Canada!  Tina Storer ·         Although social studies educators are…

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Day Four of Increasing your Social Media Clout.

Mar 04, 2014 jjamison
Day Four of Increasing your Social Media Clout.

Day Four of Increasing your Social Media Clout. Day Four   The activity to day is to make sure that all your social networks have announcement of all the others.  For example, on my blog I would announce what my twitter account is, what my google + is, what my Facebook account is, my blog and my LinkedIn is…. There are creative way to display these on creatively on the different social…

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Day Three of Increasing your Social Media Clout.

Mar 04, 2014 jjamison

Saturday, 1 March 2014 Day Three of Increasing your Social Media Clout. Day Three Yesterday was a very busy day in our Social media activities, so today we need to introduce ourselves in each of the social networking sites. This is called writing a bio. You want your bio to highlight the good things about yourself but you don’t want to come across to high on yourself. Writing a good professional…

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Using Video in the Classroom

Feb 28, 2014 jjamison

6 Tips for Making the Most of Film in the Classroom  Keith Heggart   High School Teacher from Sydney, Australia Posted on 1/8/2014 With the advances in technology, it has never been easier to use or create films in classrooms - from elementary school to high school. And let’s face it, using film - whether watching them or actually making them - is often a heat motivator for students of all ages!…

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