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Spot Clues to Crack the Case
Historical Scene Investigation (H.S.I.) offers an engaging way for students to investigate history through primary documents and images. H.S.I. presents students with historical cases to “crack.” Each of the 13 cases provides students with clues to analyze in order to form a conclusion to each investigation. The clues for each investigation are in the forms of primary documents and images, as well as secondary sources.
Nurture Leadership Qualities
Girls Thinking Global (GTG) has launched an online professional learning community on edWeb.net to help educators and organizations connect and converse about ways to nurture leadership qualities in adolescent girls and young women. The GTG community will host a series of free webinars to share stories and ideas for initiatives that will make a difference in girls’ lives.
Explore the Art of Conflict
The Newberry Library’s Digital Collections for the Classroom website features primary sources from the Newberry’s holdings, contextual essays, and discussion questions. Newberry Teacher Consortium collaborates with scholars, university faculty, and classroom teachers to develop the collections in this growing resource for classroom use.