Social Studies Cadre

March 30, 2016

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Harris Payne, NDE

Google Cardboard

Breakout EDU

Tech Tools & Tips

  • Dave Ramsey's Financial Peace: High School Curriculum (shared by Arlo Wusk, Sterling)
  • Kahoot! (shared by Jack Munford, Falls City High School) -
  • Quizalize
  • Quizizz
  • equizshow - Jeopardy style online game - free version allows two teams
  • The DBQ Project (a lesser known set of materials mentioned during the cadre)
  • Passage/Article Resources
    • ReadWorks.orgThis resource provides brief fiction and nonfiction passages with accompanying questions at most grade levels. Some paired passages with questions are available.
    • NEWSELAThis resource offers news feature style articles that can be adjusted by Lexile. The quiz feature includes text-dependent questions (though mostly selected response).
    • Common LitThis is a "free digital collection of fiction and nonfiction for classrooms." Passages are arranged by theme, big questions (e.g., How does power corrupt?), and grade levels.