Critical Thinking & Systems Thinking Problem Solving

diversitySm.jpg


Critical Thinking and Problem Solving
http://www.21stcenturyskills.org./index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=260&Itemid=120

1. Brainstorming Activity- with primary documents and gallery walk
National Archives analysis worksheets


http://www.archives.gov/nae/education/lesson-plans.html
  1. Written Documents Worksheet Written Document
  2. Artifact Worksheet Artifact
  3. Cartoon Worksheet Cartoon
  4. Map Worksheet Map
  5. Motion Picture Worksheet Motion Picture
  6. Photograph Worksheet Photograph>
  7. Photograph Worksheet Poster
  8. Sound Recording Worksheet Sound Recording

Archive of all Worksheets

2. http://www.loc.gov/rr/print/list/listguid.html
3. Explore http://memory.loc.gov/learn/educators/handouts/ and Thinkfinitity
4. NROC-- Interactive Examples:

Exploration time


Digital Museums, Libraries, and Media Archives on the Web.


Online Primary Source resources.
Our Documents -

100 Milestone Documents

http://www.ourdocuments.gov/content.php?page=milestone

http://geography.learnontheinternet.co.uk/topics/popn.html http://www.peopleandplanet.net
Womens History Month - Library of Congress
http://womenshistorymonth.gov/
The U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum
http://www.ushmm.org/research/collections/photo/
Harry Truman Presidential Library and Museum
http://www.trumanlibrary.org/photos/av-photo.htm
California Digital Library
http://www.californiadigitallibrary.org/
The New York Public Library
http://www.nypl.org/digital/
Digital Library for Earth System Education
http://www.dlese.org/dds/index.jsp
American Memory (Library of Congress)
http://memory.loc.gov/ammem/
The Thomas Jefferson Papers
http://www.thomasjeffersonpapers.org/
Digital South Asia Library
http://dsal.uchicago.edu/
International Journal of Early Journals
http://www.bodley.ox.ac.uk/ilej/
The Library of Virginia
http://www.lva.lib.va.us/whatwehave/
Cornell Digital Library
http://www.library.cornell.edu/about/digital_collections.html
Making of America
http://cdl.library.cornell.edu/moa/
Columbia University’s Digital Library
http://www.columbia.edu/cu/lweb/projects/digital/
Boston College Art Collection
http://www.bc.edu/libraries/centers/bapst/resources/s-images/
Denver Public Library – Photos of the West
http://photoswest.org/
Smithsonian Institution
http://www.si.edu/
National Archives and Records Administration
http://www.archives.gov/
Presidential Libraries Online
http://www.archives.gov/presidential_libraries/addresses/addresses.html
Library of Congress
http://www.loc.gov
British Library
http://www.bl.uk/
Archive.org
http://www.archive.org
Picts 4 learning
http://www.pics4learning.com/
Omaha Public library
http://www.omahapubliclibrary.net/
Durham Western heritage Museum
http://www.durhammuseum.org
Ohio Historical Society
http://www.ohiohistory.org/
California Online Digital Archive
http://content.cdlib.org/search?style=oac-img&facet-type-tab-join=or&facet-type-tab=image+cartographic+mixed&fieldList=text+keywords+title+description&keyword=calheritage

Sources of Copyright-Friendly Media

These are greate places to look for images, music and sounds for your WebQuests, Powerpoint presentations and video productions. Most require only that attribution be given to the originator. Check each site for conditions of use.

PHOTOS

CLIP ART

BACKGROUND TEXTURES

MUSIC

SOUND EFFECTS



Other Sites of Note:
Creative Commons
http://creativecommons.org/
Creative Commons Search
http://search.creativecommons.org/
Yahoo Creative Commons Search
http://search.yahoo.com/cc


Critical thinking activity/lesson.
Thinkfinityor Illuminations examples--show the searchability for critical thinking areas.

Desktop Applications for Geography

Google Earth
Google Earth Support
Google Earth Geography Lessons


The Flat Classroom Project


Overview of 21st Century Skills | Online Video & 21st Century Skills | Information & Media Literacy
Communication & Collaboration Skills | Critical Thinking & Problem Solving | Creativity & Intellectual Curiosity | Closing