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NYT – “The Great War: A 100 Year Legacy of World War I” Interactive

My colleague and friend Kate Bloomfield, a teacher in the Social Studies department at Ransom Everglades School, forwarded me this great link for the New York Times: “The Great War: A 100 Year Legacy of World War I.” The website includes … Continue reading

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Resources for Teaching 9/11: An Interactive Tour at Ground Zero, Artifact Videos, & Slideshow of the Twin Towers

The New York Times has published an interactive tour of the memorial at Ground Zero. The Ground Zero memorial commemorates the September 11 attacks on the World Trade Center in 2001. The interactive tour includes 3D maps of the grounds, … Continue reading

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NYT – Interactive Map of Poverty in the United States

The New York Times has published a powerful interactive map of poverty in the United states. The nation-wide map provides color coded information county-by-county. Additionally for highly urban areas, such as New York City and Los Angeles, it provides even … Continue reading

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NYT: 100 Notable Books of 2013

The New York Times has released its list of 100 Notable Books of 2013. The list includes both fiction and non-fiction works. If you own an eReader, Tablet, or have access to a computer, you can download samples on all … Continue reading

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New York City & Egypt Tussle over Cleopatra’s Needle

Most visitors of Central Park do not realize that they have a piece of Ancient History in the midst. In the 19th century, Egypt made a gift of Cleopatra’s Needle, one of three identical obelisks, to the Cities of New … Continue reading

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25 Tech Tips & Tricks

It’s pretty rare that I read a tech article that doesn’t treat its readers like mentally deficient children – the info is generally too basic or condescending. David Pogue’s latest blog post in the New York Times, “25 More Tech … Continue reading

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