View the webinar from Easybib to get a run down of the changes in MLA citations. You will be pleased with the changes – one format for all sources. The webinar includes lesson ideas.
Have a look at the changes in citations using the new MLA guide. There are many changes that make citing sources more consistent and wide reaching with the ability to cite online resources such as twitter and urls.
This site is a good start for the study of the Americal Civil War for secondary and post-secondary school students. The Essential Civil War Curriculum site is “produced by today’s foremost Civil War historians. This site contains a definitive list of over 325 topics that every student of the Civil War should study”. It is a collection of resource lists, photographs, and descriptions of seminal events of the war and American history.
You will also find:
- Link to Browse Topics
- Resource List to aid in continued research
- Twenty Good Reasons to Study the Civil War (download)- A great list for teachers to have students base their research.
PBS has created an incredibly comprehensive set of interactive resources for Gr. 7-12 history teachers to help you teach about the American Presidential Election.
The resources include:
- Electoral Decoder Intro Video– Watch the video for the explanation of the decoder tool. There are links to more information for teachers about the tool.
- Electoral Tool – A great tool for U.S. Presidents 101
- A Guide to Debates in the Classroom
- Inside the Debates
- How to Master Debate – Includes student worksheets (Gr. 8-12)
- The Election Process – A series of videos explaining the process
- Interactive Map – follow the candidates
- Virtual Field Trips– Sign-up to take your class on virtual field trips to American Presidential landmarks and Constitutional resources. A focus on using primary source documents is a big part of these field trips.