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COMICS: If you love Calvin and Democracy...

As you may know artists like Gary Larson (The Far Side) and Bill Watterson (Calvin & Hobbes) have been pretty aggressive about making s…

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0 Jul 26, 2009

ARTICLE: Protect and Preserve: Mobile Art-Conservation Van Helps Save Treasures

Thought this might inspire a nice Interdisciplinary discussion or lesson about art, science and history! From Wired: Protect and Preserve…

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0 Jul 23, 2009

TOONS: On Walter Cronkite

Daryl Cagle's Political Cartoon Gallery (recently picked up my MSNBC, the anti-Fox) has a wonderful gallery of discussion worthy comics abo…

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0 Jul 22, 2009

DISCUSSION: Great Depression Graphic Novel and Related Resources

Sean posted information about a new Dust Bowl graphic novel (in the Graphic Novels & Comics group) l. I added a bunch of multi-media re…

Started by Ryan Goble

0 Jul 12, 2009

COMIC: 08: A Graphic Diary of the Campaign Trail

Caught this one at a bookstore yesterday, looks interesting for teaching history, government, art and graphic non-fiction. Review from Lib…

Started by Ryan Goble

0 Jul 10, 2009

Virual Field Trip to Colonial Williamsburg

Cool interactive resource from American Teacher April 2009 URL: http://www.history.org/visit/tourthetown/ Related Article • Risinger, C.…

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0 Jul 8, 2009

VIDEO CLIP: Colbert on The Census

You'll love Colbert's take on the social and political power of numbers as well as counting's "dubious association with vampires." Enjoy,…

Started by Ryan Goble

0 Jun 30, 2009

Images and Issues of Women in the Twentieth Century

Catherine Gourley does consulting for Martin Scorses's Film Foundation and was one of the featured presenters at this year's Teach, Think,…

Started by Ryan Goble

0 Jun 22, 2009

US Constitutional Convention of 1787 day by day Twitter!

Bill Chapman has created a twitter stream creating a "day by day" summary of the events at the US Constitutional Convention of 1787. This…

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0 Jun 15, 2009

10 Ways to Study the Supreme Court with The New York Times

10 Ways to Study the Supreme Court with The New York Times A great interactive page from the NYTimes Learning Network including "10 Suprem…

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0 Jun 15, 2009

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