Blogs tagged "education"

Summer 2017 Professional Development for K-12 Educators in the Humanities

Participants in “The Most Southern Place on Earth” 2016 Landmarks workshop
Each year, the National Endowment for the Humanities offers tuition-free opportunities for school teachers to study a variety of humanities subjects such as architecture, history, literature, music and philosophy with some of the finest scholars and teachers in America. Topics range from African Americans in the Making of New England to Women Making Change at the Turn of the Twentieth Century. Stipends of $600-$3,300 help cover expenses for these one- to four-week programs.For information and application instructions, please visit the websites for individual projects.Read More »
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Q and A with Waller R. Newell on Tyranny

“Stalin” by Isaak Brodsky, 1933.
Professor Newell is Professor of Political Science and Philosophy and a founder of the College of the Humanities at Carleton University in Ottawa, Canada. His most recent work is Tyranny: A History of Power, Injustice and Terror.*  First of all, how did you get interested in political philosophy?Read More »
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EDSITEment's History App Think Fast! About the Past!

https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/mission-us-think-fast!-about/id566607316?mt=8Test your knowledge of history as you race against the clock! Featuring characters from the online role-playing adventure game Mission US, Think Fast! About the Past is a fast-paced trivia game that introduces hundreds of fascinating facts about different eras of American history.Read More »
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Sending out SOS! 4 Kids

Are you looking for something to do outdoors with your kids and/or students this summer?Read More »

Spotlight bilingüe, La Revolución Mexicana / Bilingual Spotlight, The Mexican Revolution

Hundreds of people have visited EDSITEment’s spotlight on the Centennial of the Mexican Revolution 1910-2010 to learn about the first modern revolution of the twentieth century. It includes resources, featured EDSITEment lessons of relevance, glossary of terms, and sections studying traditional songs (with bilingual lyrics), muralist painting and history.Read More »