February 2009 Blog Posts (8)

Eric Holder and the History of Civil Rights: How Do We Talk About Race?

In light of Eric Holder’s recent speech on race, Americans find ourselves wondering: what is the best way to talk about race? Check out Remix America’s latest blog post to learn how Civil Rights leaders in the past have approached the issue.

Check out the Remix America blog [ http://blog.remixamerica.org ] for the full text of the… Continue

Added by Erika Johansson on February 24, 2009 at 12:49pm — No Comments

Get a chance to win US $1,500 with the 2009 Edu Blogger Scholarship Contest

Actually, we are talking about 3 scholarships:

* The 2009 Edu Blogger Scholarship worth US $1,500

* 2 Lucky Edu Blogger Scholarships worth US $500 each

It’s free to participate, and you will have 3 chances to win something out of this contest created by an edu blogger for edu bloggers and sponsored by Online College (and in case you’re wondering — I know we, edu… Continue

Added by Karine Joly on February 20, 2009 at 1:19pm — No Comments

Why Do We Celebrate Black History Month?

Check out Remix America's latest blog post HERE.

Morgan Freeman is pretty adamant about his feelings on Black History Month... how do your students feel about it? Have a class discussion about the importance (or unimportance!) of Black History Month. Assign your students to Talk Back to the video -- or… Continue

Added by Erika Johansson on February 13, 2009 at 9:31am — No Comments

Abraham Lincoln 2.0

Happy Birthday, Honest Abe!

Check out Remix America's latest blog post on Lincoln!

ASSIGNMENT IDEA: Today, encourage your students to remix a campaign commercial for Abraham Lincoln (or Jefferson Davis!) on the Remix America software!

And if you can't do it today... don't worry, you've got ten more months of the year-long Lincoln Bicentennial to work… Continue

Added by Erika Johansson on February 12, 2009 at 11:34am — No Comments

Online Resources for Teaching Black History Month

obama_signing.jpg With the first African American President successfully and firmly seated in the White House, it seems the entire Internet is celebrating not only his success, but Black History Month itself. Some of the resources we're recommending this month have been around a number of years, but many of them have recently landed themselves on the web, championing the successes of African Americans throughout…


Added by Greg from TeacherRated.com on February 8, 2009 at 7:40am — No Comments

Black History Month

In honor of Black History month Remix America has posted videos of influential figures from the Civil Rights Movement as well as African Americans who helped break down the racial barrier. In addition, check out the blog on tennis legend Arthur Ashe who helped desegregate the tennis world. So check out Remix America this Black History… Continue

Added by Erika Johansson on February 6, 2009 at 12:58pm — No Comments

eEducation and eGovernment IT Considered - By Lance Winslow

By Lance Winslow

As eGovernment IT initiatives link Federal, State and Local Governments the systems will grow. One of the main objectives of a State Government is to make sure that education is taken care of, thus any future net-centric government IT initiatives must include education at the local level and perhaps allow for standardization of some material into bite size educational 3D Virtual Reality clips available to all… Continue

Added by Lance Winslow on February 5, 2009 at 8:15pm — No Comments

EDUREDES: Redes Sociales Educativas en Ning

Cada vez más son los profesores que se animan a crear redes sociales de carácter docente para sus alumnos y, por lo tanto, cada vez es mayor la necesidad de aprender a utilizarlas y a manejarlas con ellos.

Por este motivo se ha creado la red social EDUREDES (http://eduredes.ning.com) para servir como soporte a todos los que tengan una red educativa de estas características o estén participando en ellas.

El objetivo es compartir… Continue

Added by Juan Jose de Haro on February 3, 2009 at 11:07am — No Comments

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