JOHANNESBURG—Following the death of former South African president and civil rights leader Nelson Mandela today at the age of 95, sources confirmed that the revered humanitarian has become the first politician in recorded history to actually be miss…
President Obama on Wednesday compared the challenges of health care reform to the civil rights movement as he urged young people to do “whatever they can” to help boost enrollment in Obamacare.In an address to a youth summit hosted at the White House, Obama urged young supporters to not get “discouraged” amid the health care law’s rocky rollout and with polls showing declining support for the president’s signature achievement.“Stuff that’s worth it is always hard. The civil rights movement was …
History In An Hour’s Top Ten most read articles of November 2013 were: The Battle of Hastings The Civil Rights Movement Malcolm X Yakov Stalin The assassination of JFK 911 The Treaty of Versailles The Hindenburg Disaster The Harrying of the North … Continue reading →
Two of my University of Portland pre-service teachers showcases their online DBQ "1950s Red Scare." Videos, posters and documents use a media lens to consider “How does a nation develop such an… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
Just a short post to say that I have updated a range of content to do with progression models for the new KS3. I have made a lot of amendments thanks to some very productive discussions with people online and in departments around the country. I have attached my DRAFT rationale for History, which outlines some of my current thinking – any feedback would be greatly appreciated. I have also updated the old posts with the new materials. Some of the key changes include:
A greater focus on the as… »
Videos in the lessons running up to the Christmas break irritate me. I know we are all tired but it’s plain lazy. I am not going to show Elf, the Snowman or Santa Claus the Movie. This does not make me the Grinch. In fact I love a bit of Christmas. But I also love a…
This word cloud is in the shape of Fidel Castro and summarises key words related to his role in the Cuban Missile Crisis. Going be using this to summarise his role and revise key elements of the Cuban Missile Crisis.
A MiddleWeb Blog
by Jody Passanisi and Shara Peters
In California, both fifth and eighth grade cover the American Revolutionary War as standard content. We struggled the first year to convey this complex topic to the students. There was so much context necessary to understand the war, and we were determined to come at it from a different perspective than just a review of the important battles.
In that first year, Compton (CA) USD teacher Aaron Brock, our MiddleWeb co-blogger, and Jody pla… »
Here in Australia, we have a special day called Australia Day, held on the 26th of January every year.
Australia Day is a celebration held on this day to remember the day that the First Fleet landed with Captain Arthur Phillip at Sydney Cove and raised the British Flag to take possession of the land.
In 4B, we have been investigating the relationship between members of the First Fleet, known as the ‘settlers’ and the Indigenous people, who were already living in the country when they arrived. … »