EduHound Weekly: December 8, 2005

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" If we are to achieve a richer culture, rich in contrasting values, we must recognize the whole gamut of human potentialities, and so weave a less arbitrary social fabric, one in which each diverse human gift will find a fitting place."
Margaret Mead

Spotlight Site of the Week!  
Global Gateway: World Culture & Resources
Extensive resources from The Library of Congress on cultures of the world.
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Additional Sites:

Exploring Ancient World Cultures
Supplement for students and teachers of the ancient and medieval worlds.

World Cultures
Contains a rich anthology of readings, textbook materials, interrelated learning modules and glossary.

National Geographic: Alike & Different
Students can examine the similarities and differences between the Middle East and their own cities and states.

The British Museum: World Cultures
Contains a context in which cultures can be seen, experienced and studied in depth or compared and contrasted across time.


This week features a commemorative offering from Britain's Parliamentary Archives:

The Gunpowder Plot: Parliament & Treason 1605
Britain's parliament has created this site to commemorate the 400th anniversary of the "Guy Fawkes plot," a major attempt to blow up the Houses of Parliament in 1605. The site traces the background of the Plot using original material from the period held in the archives of the Houses of Parliament and in other archives, museums and libraries.

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Spotlight School of the Week!

Kennebunk High School
Kennebunk, Maine

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 Spotlight Class of the Week!

Ms. Brandie Benton's
Humanities Class

@ Hot Springs Middle School
Hot Springs, Arkansas

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Educational Conferences
 ·  Midwest Education Technology
Conference (METC 2006)

January 30 to February 1, 2006
Westport Area, MO
 ·  TCEA 2006 Annual
Convention & Exposition

February 6-10, 2006
Austin, TX
 ·  2006 Florida Educational
Technology Conference

March 22-24, 2006
Orlando, FL
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