Monthly Archives: January 2011

Sources About Southern Colonies

This is part of a series of posts created for the 6th grade history class at the Morristown-Beard School. Go on to Sources About the Middle Colonies. Go back to Writing a Research Paper. These are some resources about the … Continue reading

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Writing a Research Paper

This is part of a series of posts created for the 6th grade history class at the Morristown-Beard School. Go back to How to Evaluate Internet Resources. Go on to Sources About Southern Colonies There are a lot of things … Continue reading

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How to evaluate Internet resources

This is part of a series of posts created for the 6th grade history class at the Morristown-Beard School. Go on to Writing a Research Paper. You’re about to start a research assignment on the 13 Colonies. You’re probably going … Continue reading

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Getting the Most Out of Your College Resources

A few weeks ago, I got a call from my sister, a freshman in at the University of Pittsburgh, complaining that she didn’t have enough money to buy all her textbooks before a new semester of classes began. “Go get … Continue reading

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YouTube Channels for Teaching History

It’s hard to believe that my car is older than YouTube. I think YouTube is one of those Internet resources that has completely changed the way we go about our lives and view information. There are several YouTube channels that … Continue reading

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Library Resources Without the Library (sort of)

I’ve heard this a million times and you probably have to, “Aren’t libraries going to be obsolete now that we have Google?” Librarians aren’t a just a human version of a search engine. If anything, Google is an ocean, an … Continue reading

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Amen! Resources for Teaching World Religions

I started this with a simple Google search for “World Religions,” which led me to this University of Minnesota website. It gives a brief review of six major religions, Islam, Judaism, Christianity, Buddhism, Hinduism and Jainism. I find myself discovering … Continue reading

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