Name: H.I.P. Pocket Change Brief Description of the Site: Sponsored by the U.S. Mint, H.I.P. (History In your Pocket) Pocket Change believes there is no such thing as small change and that every pocket coin represents a teachable moment, as visitors to this Teachersâ€™ Guide page quickly learn. The page features
Brown v. Board: Five Communities That Changed America Here is an outstanding site dealing with a landmark Supreme Court decision. Loaded with critical thinking questions, picture prompts, and other thought-provoking features, the lesson plans found in this site will truly draw your students into the
This lesson plan shows students how to use a Venn diagram to represent events and information that are not mutually exclusive.
Name: The H.I.P Pocket Change Site -The U.S. Mint Brief Description of the Site: This site was designed by the U.S. Mint to be a fun, educational tool for students and teachers that would generate interest in coins, the Mint, and U.S. history. Animated cartoon characters are the appealing vehicle for teaching
From Sesame Workshop's "Talk, Listen, Connect" series come these excellent videos about emotional issues that military families go through, such as deployment, homecomings, and dealing with changes. also includes downloadable magazine, facilitator guide, music and more. courtesy of netTrekker
Part of a teacher workshop called "Making Civics Real," this section explains how to use Socratic questioning in problem based learning. For those not used to employing the Socratic method, the "Taxonomy of Socratic Questions" would be especially helpful. It