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Building Connections and Community: The Roles Self-Reflection and Technology Can Play in Tolerance and Democratic Education

Participants in this international expedition are using new forms, such as I-movies, chat rooms, and posting narratives and images online, to record and share their experiences.

The Course of the Republic: American Responses to Technology in the Nineteenth Century

This overview with teaching activities on the Lowell textile mill and Ralph Waldo Emerson offers creative approaches to studying the political and technological changes of the nineteenth century.
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Discovering Africa through Internet-based Geographic Information Systems: A Pan-African Summit Simulation

World geography students discover Africa on their own with Internet-based interactive maps and geographic data.

Exploring Complex Social Phenomena with Computer Simulations

New technological tools that imitate real life phenomena, such as agent-based modeling and simulations, help students explore how individual actions can contribute to the emergence of social patterns.

Listen Up: Studying the American Labor Movement Through Oral Histories

A growing collection of digitized oral history interviews on topics such as labor, civil rights, and women's issues, allows students to hear firsthand about the experiences of individuals during critical periods in American history.
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Sounds Good to Me: Using Digital Audio in the Social Studies Classroom

Recent innovations in audio content, such as streaming, podcasts, and vodcasts, engage auditory learners and enrich the classroom experience.

The Presidential Timeline of the 20th Century

This interactive website with digitized resources from 12 presidential libraries offers students a close-up look at key moments of a president's term.
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