On Thursday, December 1, 2011, I made a presentation titled "Best Practices for Integrating the Internet and Technology into the Social Studies Curriculum" at the 2011 Annual Conference of the National Social Studies Supervisors Association ("NSSSA).
Here are links to the presentation and the sources and quotes contained in it.
I provide full contact info and information about Dulcinea Media as well.
BEST PRACTICES FOR INTEGRATING THE INTERNET AND TECHNOLOGY INTO THE SOCIAL STUDIES CURRICULUM
The printed description of this presentation:
The workshop will be a presentation of Internet and technology resources that enhance the learning of social studies, and inspiring examples of educators who are effectively integrating the Internet and technology into social studies classes.
This presentation is a PowerPoint that is available on SlideShare by Clicking Here.
The links contained in it are repeated at the bottom of this post for your convenience.
DULCINEA MEDIA'S PRODUCTS
Dulcinea Media offers free products that help educators teach students how to use the web effectively. These products are discussed comprehensively in these blog posts:
We've also partnered on the LineTime World History Timeline an app for iPad and iPhone that enables students to scroll through all of modern history and then zoom in on particular decades, years, months and events.
Here is a description of the SweetSearch Web Research Tutorial, a research-based, multimedia tutorial that teaches effective web research skills to both educators and students; it will be available in early January 2012.
Here is a link to reviews of Dulcinea Media's products by leading educators, publications and journals.
Do not hesitate to contact me at Mark [dot] Moran [at] DulcineaMedia [dot] com or call me at (917) 597-3815 with any questions.
SOURCES IN PRESENTATION (WITH TWITTER HANDLES):
Dulcinea Media Intro (see links above)
Learning from Your Peers
Twitter list of social studies resources (you can see the latest posts from this curated list of resources without even joining Twitter; just click this link from time-to-time.
Ideas for Lesson Plans
Primary Sources on the Web
Historic Newspapers and Magazines and Newsreels
Primary Access - a suite of free online tools that allows students and teachers to use primary source documents to complete meaningful and compelling learning activities with digital movies, storyboards, rebus stories and other online tools.
Students as Creators on the Web
Students as Active Learners and Global Citizens
History Animated (animations of historic battles)