Class Tech Tips: American History Clips
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March 25, 2014 By: Guest Blogger Monica Burns
Ken Burns (no relation) is a fantastic storyteller who makes powerful documentaries about the American experience. His iPad app lets users access bite-sized clips from his films. These are perfect for using in the classroom to bring life to Social Studies content. I highly recommend watching all parts of his documentary on the National Parks system but a quick few minutes might be just enough for your students. The Innovation section of this app is free and the other sections can be unlocked with an in-app purchase.
Teaching Social Studies with mobile devices? Help students access informational texts with these differentiated activities!
cross posted at classtechtips.com
Monica Burns is a fifth grade teacher in a 1:1 iPad classroom. Visit her website at classtechtips.com for creative education technology tips and technology lesson plans aligned to the Common Core Standards.