The Forum Vol. 2

Digital Learning Newsletter for Social Studies

Preparing for the Georgia Milestones

Experience Online Testing in GA - GA Milestones Practice Site: http://www.gaexperienceonline.com/

Below are some additional online resources that can be used to help prepare students for the online assessment.

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Spotlight on Strategies

Discovery Education has identified simple yet engaging instructional strategies that incorporates digital media into meaningful, effective, and practical ways. All APS Teachers have a DE account.

http://www.discoveryeducation.com/what-we-offer/community/home.cfm

Social Studies - TECH TIP

New York Public Library - Digital Collection

"The NYPL Digital Collection contains 675,000 items and counting. And it spans a wide range of historical eras, geography, and media. You can find drawings, illuminated manuscripts, maps, photographs, posters, prints, rare illustrated books, videos, audio, and more. It’s easy to find and download stuff you need. Check out their search and downloading tips here."

GREAT ADDITION TO YOUR PRIMARY SOURCES TOOLKIT

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APS K-12 Social Studies Symbaloo

This Social Studies Symbaloo can be found on the MyBackPack Student/Teacher Portal. This symbaloo includes direct links to websites that support the K-12 Social Studies Curriculum. https://www.symbaloo.com/mix/apsitsocialstudies

Guaranteed to be student centered and engaging

Stay tuned for biweekly updates!