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Han Dynasty Achievements

Sundial:
A device that uses the position of shadows to determine the time of day.
Seismograph:
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Social Studies

Small Victory Can't Overshadow Broken SBOE

The State Board of Education voted to approve most of the social studies textbooks, with two exceptions, in a 10-5 decision yesterday.

The textbooks had been widely criticized by academics for portraying a warped version of history rife with errors. 405 more words

Texas SBOE

Nov. 17th-21st

Highlights

Tuesday-Thursday  was our schools book sale. Students were able to select books during our library time, it was wonderful to see them get so excited about literature! 279 more words

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China's Great Achievements

Shang Dynasty:
Established 1,500 B.C
Ruled until the 1,100 B.C
Created China’s first writing system which included over 2,000 symbols
Also made Bronze Containers for cooking and religious ceremonies… 320 more words

Social Studies

Understanding Student-Directed Investigation

Greetings,

I have arrived at the end of Larson and Keiper’s book, “Instructional Strategies for Middle and Secondary Social Studies: Methods, Assessment, and Classroom Management.” Honestly, the ending of this book just means it’s beginning of my personal teaching journey. 457 more words