May Highlights

This May we are highlighting the following topics:

  • Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month
  • Teacher Appreciation Week
  • Mother's Day
  • Memorial Day
  • End of the school year & graduation
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  • Some Good Education News

 

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Asian American & Pacific Islander Perspectives within Humanities Education
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Organized around the compelling question "How have Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders engaged civically and contributed to U.S. culture?" and grounded in inquiry-based teaching and learning, this lesson brings history, civics, and the arts together to learn about the experiences and perspectives of Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders (AAPI) in U.S. history. elementary sources, literature, and works of art created by AAPI individuals and related organizations provide an historical as well as contemporary context for concepts and issues including civic participation, immigration, and culture.

Subject:
Arts and Humanities
Literature
History
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Provider:
National Endowment for the Humanities
Provider Set:
EDSITEments
Date Added:
11/06/2019
Asian-Pacific Heritage Month
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The month of May is an opportunity for reflection on and commemoration of all that AAPI individuals and organizations have accomplished and contributed to U.S. history and culture. This piece highlights NEH projects and classroom resources for teaching about these experiences in America.

Subject:
History
Material Type:
Reading
Provider:
National Endowment for the Humanities
Provider Set:
EDSITEments
Date Added:
11/06/2019
BREAKOUT ROOM- SCHOOL CARNIVAL
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Breakout (Escape) Room game for helping students use 4C 21st Century Skills (Critical Thinking, Creativity, Collaboration and Communication) as well as fluently subtracting with nubers 0-20. Students will use a clue to help them figure out the letter combination to unlock the LOCK. 

Subject:
Elementary Mathematics
Material Type:
Game
Interactive
Student Guide
Author:
Sarah
Date Added:
03/31/2021
Geography of Utah. The Geography of Utah Minorities. Reflections on Being Minorities in Utah.
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The significance of -- Reflections on Being Minorities in Utah -- is discussed in this media item extracted from the 22-part video series THE GEOGRAPHY OF UTAH, conceived and written by Albert L. Fisher, PhD (University of Utah). The series encompasses the political, cultural, historical and sociological geography of the state of Utah. It describes the activities, the land and the people. Much of the video material was videotaped on location throughout the state of Utah, giving the student and interested viewer valuable field trip experiences. === "The Geography of Utah Minorities" was a program produced in 1982 as part of the 22 part series, "The Geography of Utah." Comprehensive interviews were conducted with various representatives and members of minority groups within the state, including Spanish origin, Black, Asian, and Pacific Islander. Issues are discussed and opinions offered as comments are woven into a full half-hour of conversation and reflection on the being a Utah minority and living in the state. === PLAYING TIME OF VIDEO PROGRAM... 29min 38sec ===

Subject:
Social Studies
Provider:
Utah Collections Multimedia Encyclopedia
Provider Set:
Geography of Utah
Author:
Fisher, Albert L.
Date Added:
10/08/2018
High School Graduation
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While not a full-blown modeling problem, this task does address some aspects of modeling as described in Standard for Mathematical Practice 4. Also, students often think that time must always be the independent variable, and so may need some help understanding that one chooses the independent and dependent variable based on the way one wants to view a situation.

Subject:
Elementary Mathematics
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
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Illustrative Mathematics
Provider Set:
Illustrative Mathematics
Author:
Illustrative Mathematics
Date Added:
05/01/2012
How Many Days Until Summer Vacation?
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This task gives children an opportunity to subtract a three-digit number including a zero that requires regrouping. The solutions show how students can solve this problem before they have learned the traditional algorithm.

Subject:
Elementary Mathematics
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Provider:
Illustrative Mathematics
Provider Set:
Illustrative Mathematics
Author:
Illustrative Mathematics
Date Added:
10/12/2012
Introduction to Asian American Studies: Literature, Culture, and Historical Experience, Fall 2013
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This course provides an overview of Asian American history and its relevance for contemporary issues. It covers the first wave of Asian immigration in the 19th century, the rise of anti-Asian movements, the experiences of Asian Americans during WWII, the emergence of the Asian American movement in the 1960s, and the new wave of post–1965 Asian immigration. The class examines the role these experiences played in the formation of Asian American ethnicity. The course addresses key societal issues such as racial stereotyping, media racism, affirmative action, the glass ceiling, the "model minority" syndrome, and anti-Asian harassment or violence. The course is taught in English.

Subject:
History
Material Type:
Full Course
Provider:
M.I.T.
Provider Set:
M.I.T. OpenCourseWare
Author:
Anonymous
Teng, Emma
Date Added:
01/01/2013
The Massachusetts 54th Regiment: Honoring the Heroes
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The focus of this lesson is the Robert Gould Shaw and the Massachusetts 54th Regiment Memorial by Augustus Saint-Gaudens. Students will put themselves in the shoes of the men of the Massachusetts 54th Regiment as they read, write, pose, and then create a comic strip about these American heroes.

Subject:
History
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Provider:
National Endowment for the Humanities
Provider Set:
EDSITEments
Date Added:
11/06/2019
A Peoples' History of Utah: Cultural Life in the Twentieth Century. Samoan and Tongan dance.
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The history of Samoan and Tongan dance is summarized in this media item extracted from the 20-part video series A PEOPLES' HISTORY OF UTAH, written and hosted by Dean L. May, PhD (University of Utah). The series provides a sweeping view of Utah's past, from its earliest known desert beginning--from its prehistory, to the pioneer era, to the transformation from territory to state, to its critical role in the world war years and beyond.

Subject:
Social Studies
Provider:
Utah Collections Multimedia Encyclopedia
Provider Set:
Geography of Utah
Author:
Fisher, Albert L.
Date Added:
10/08/2018