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    Tours & Events | The White House

    Paul Revere's Midnight Ride virtual tour

    Baby, it's cold out there -- keep warm and still take some awesome field trips. Here's how -- #homeschool #fieldtrips

    Here's a foldable on the branches of government. Full lesson plan:

    TeachesThirdinGeorgia: Snap It Up Saturday! Our Government may be shut down...But we're still learning!

    A google maps tour of the White House. I love all the neat things like this Google is doing. How interesting would this, or the museum tours, have been in grade school.

    Smithsonian Museum Virtual Tour**Computer tour in your own home**room by room tour of the whole museum.Browse a list of past exhibits,you have a ground floor map.Navigate from room to room by clicking the map locations or following the blue arrow on the floor plan that connects rooms.

    Lots of information and an interactive tour....

    Branches of Government Anchor Chart- us

    love love love this lesson idea. Students make campaign posters for the presidents from the children's books and then they make voter registration cards. They have a mock Election Day as well. Students are experiencing the voting process. Also asking students what they would do if they were president. Definitely would use this in s younger classroom setting.

    The First Thanksgiving - photo and video tours

    United States Holocaust Memorial Museum

    FREE 7 Virtual Field Trips Every Teacher Ought to Know About~ Inside the White House, the Smithsonian, and lots more great "trips!"

    Cotton Gin - Eli Whitney, inventor of the cotton gin that automated separating cotton seeds from cotton fiber, was born on December 8, 1765. At this YouTube website you can learn about Eli Whitney and the history of the cotton gin as you watch a video demonstration of a cotton gin by a volunteer at the Smithsonian Museum of American History.

    10 Video Projects Every Teacher Should Try~ Make a book trailer, put together a thank you "note," make a how-to video, try stop action, or tour your school. These are just a few of the great ideas from We Are Teachers. When you're looking for a way to integrate technology-- cell phones, tablets, or video cameras-- this list provides a great springboard!

    Effectively Teaching with iPads

    A look at flipping the classroom. Are you in to it, out of it, or still trying to define it? Come join the conversation! #flippingtheclassroom