social studies

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Infographic: The History of Education

The folks at Boundless who last brought us the EdTech Buzzwords Infographic are back with The History of Education. The graphic takes a look at how formal education began, changes along the way, current day and predictions for the next twenty years. Do you agree with the predictions?

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Big History: An Organizing Principle for a Compelling Class, Block or School

After Bill Gates saw a series of lectures by David Christian on big history Gates said, "He really blew me away. Here's a guy who's read across the sciences, humanities, and social sciences and brought it together in a single framework. It made me wish that I could have taken big history when I was young, because it would have given me a way to think about all of the school work and reading that followed. In particular, it really put the sciences in an interesting historical context and explained how they apply to a lot of contemporary concerns."


The Gadgeting of School

Green Dot Public Schools achieves greater API growth; IBM guarantees a job after graduation in NYC; Pearson launches nation's first complete iPad-based social studies program