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HISTORY: Of the McDonald's Happy Meal

Started by Ryan Goble Jul 15.

DOC: Mississippi - River of Life @PBS

Started by Ryan Goble Jul 8.

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Comment by Johnathan Chase on July 15, 2009 at 6:02am
Music and history media projects are finished, posted PSA videos created by public affairs students too...

2009 Student Media Projects
Comment by Ryan Goble on July 8, 2009 at 10:17am
Lauren posted a My Space template page to follow up on the Civil War facebook discussion. If anyone is interested in using it it is a great resource - find it here.
Comment by Ryan Goble on July 3, 2009 at 10:05am
Super blogger Frank Baker (and the OZ behind the Media Literacy Clearinghouse) made a post re: "21st Century Skills" and Geography on the Ning.

And remember, if you dig the resources you're finding here please do invite fellow social studies teachers who love to teach with pop culture to join this group. Just click on the

button above to invite more pop minded educators to our community.

Enjoy! Ry:)
Comment by Ryan Goble on June 29, 2009 at 7:46pm
If you're not a member of the "Teaching With Moving Images" group, consider joing so you can catch great resources like this article - 'Do The Right Thing' Still Asks Burning Questions. Check it out.
Comment by Ryan Goble on June 11, 2009 at 7:48pm
ahum, I meant "if you don't believe." sorry, you can't edit these posts after a couple minutes lapse...
Comment by Ryan Goble on June 11, 2009 at 7:35pm
UPDATE, FOLLOW & SHARE!

Hey Everyone,

As you all know, I've been learning by doing out here on the Ning. To those ends I've been telling the bigger groups that this comment area works best for short thoughts. If you're hunting for or sharing a resource it is always best to put that above in the discussion forum. That allows your topic to be easily archived and searchable when new members join or check out the group. Lots of things get lost in the comment wall... if you don't beleive me check out the the Graphic Novel Group's comment wall.

From there, if you want an e-mail update about a topic or resource being discussed in the forum above because you teach that topic or have a special interest in it you have to remember to click the "follow" button at the bottom of the post.


Also, if you know that someone else might like the resource or discussion topic always feel free to click on "share" and the url will be shared with your co-teaching friend.


I say all this because I made an update to yesterday's No Girls Allowed post with an NPR story about another Union soldier who was a woman in disguise. You won't know about these additional resources or discussions unless you have clicked the "follow" button.

So if you really like a topic - "follow" :)

Hope everyone is groovy!

RRG:)
Comment by Ryan Goble on May 29, 2009 at 2:46pm
Just started a new group on fashion and education - kicked off with a review of Where Am I Wearing?
A Global Tour to the Countries, Factories and People that Make Our Clothes
- If you like the idea of teaching with Project Runway you'll want to check the link, and join the new group!

http://mcpopmb.ning.com/group/fashioneducation/forum/topics/book-where-am-i-wearing-a
Comment by Judy Pollack on April 16, 2009 at 2:08pm
Looking for clips to enhance WWI unit for LD High School students. suggestions???
 

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