Digital camera A.) Students are selecting a place/building present in their community that is one of value to them. They will explore the history, its significance to the community and the reasoning behind their own personal connection to this special … Continue reading
Landmarks, events, traditions, and, of course, people all shape and define one community from another. Through this unit we are going to take a closer look at our own community. Using social studies methods, student will select one of these features: a place, event, … Continue reading
For more information on how I will use digital archives in this unit, please click the link below: http://blogs.evergreen.edu/investigations/digital-archives/ Unit Outline This 7th grade social studies unit has students exploring the history of their own town. Students will be researching … Continue reading
For more information about how to create digital stories, click here:http://blogs.evergreen.edu/investigations/digital-stories-claudia-ell-classroom Union Station, Tacoma WA Unit Planning Framework 7th grade Social Studies Stage 1 – Desired Results Established Goals: Understands how themes and developments have defined … Continue reading
To see an example of a unit that makes use of a simulation, click on Volcano Science.
The Economic Roller Coaster of the Pacific Northwest: Boom and Bust Cycles Unit Plan Unit Overview: The overarching goal of this assignment is for students to understand how boom and bust cycles have effected different area’s around Tacoma. The learning … Continue reading
Thoughts on the purposes of education Framework for 21st Century Learning “Only Connect…: The Goals of a Liberal Education”. The American Scholar. 1998. 67(4) Experience and Education (Dewey, 1938) share other articles we could post here that might influence our thinking … Continue reading