Lynda.com (LinkedIn)

Lynda.com, part of LinkedIn, provides eLearning videos for flipped classroom learning, business, creative and technology skills, designed for desktop and mobile learning. This resource supports training, career and personal development, technology, hard and soft skills, and much more. There are currently 5,762 courses taught by industry experts.

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FCE SharkSources

FCE SharkSources is the Abraham S. Fischler College of Education Social Studies Resource Center. On this page you will find resources on American government and history, contemporary social problems and issues, economics, geography, world history, sociological perspectives, school law, building a conscience, and museums.

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Modern Genocide

Modern Genocide: Understanding Causes and Consequences also includes 300 primary sources that illustrate the process and outcome of genocide, supplying memoirs, narratives, domestic and international legal documents, as well as first-hand accounts that vividly depict the impact of destruction on entire societies as well as on individuals’ lives. These invaluable resources enable students to fully grasp the history and events of each modern genocide, and can be used as a springboard for the discussion of human and civil rights issues.

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Social Studies Power

Social Studies Power by World Book surrounds varied lesson content with rich multimedia, read-aloud text, literacy tools, and geography basics to provide a well-rounded learning experience for students and an effective instructional tool for their educators. More than 100 lessons are presented in differentiated versions to meet the varying learning capabilities of upper elementary students. Animated maps, colorful art, and interactive quizzes keep students alert and engaged in the content. Links to local resources support social studies learning at the community level.

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National Geographic: People, Animals and the World

National Geographic: People, Animals, and the World provides unlimited access to content that attracts, engages and informs students, educators, researchers and general readers. Includes full-text books on travel, science & technology, history, environment, animals, photography, peoples & cultures, full-text National Geographic Traveler magazine from 2010 to the present, 325 videos on topics ranging from the Islamic world to the lifestyle of Beluga whales, 600 National Geographic downloadable images, and 655 full-color maps and atlases to support student learning and recreational and business travelers. More information about National Geographic Kids: Common Core and Geography Standards is available at http://nglibrary.ngs.org/KidsCommonCore

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Early Peoples

Early Peoples by World Book allows students in Grade 3 to 10 explore the life, history, culture, and facts of ancient civilization and early people in the world. World Book’s Early Peoples series is a 16-volume collection that examines such ancient civilizations of the Chinese, Egyptians, Greeks, and Romans, amongst others. Six of the volumes cover North America’s Native Americans and Mayan and Aztec cultures. Each volume contains fascinating sections about the origins and rise of each civilization or culture; social structure and the role of women; methods of warfare; daily life and customs; diet; housing; legal system; religion, spiritual beliefs, and holidays; advances in science; arts and crafts; eventual decline; and the culture’s legacy in the modern world.

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Pop Culture Universe

Pop Culture Universe OMG! Pop culture at the library! New technology (iPods, gaming, gadgets)…Internet memes and chatspeak…movies, TV, radio…music…comics and graphic novels…sports and pastimes…fads, fashion, and fast food: all things pop from the 1920’s through current times.

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