Title: U.S. Imperialism:
ThingLink Web Address URL:
[SS2010] CWI (9-12) 6: Compare information presented through various media, including television, newspapers, magazines, journals, and the Internet.Digital Tool Description: The image resource is an annotated ThingLink image that has embedded information and questions relating to the analysis of the political cartoon "School Begins".
ThingLink allows a user to take an image to augment it by adding a layer of annotations "over" the image. Annotations can include videos, links, and user created text.
Students will hover over the images at "touch points" where information is embedded such as questions and information about the political cartoon. This information will be used to analyze the political carton.
Title: Vote for tweet
Twitter and tweet deck Web Address URL:
[SS2010] CWI (9-12) 7: Identify strategies that facilitate public discussion on societal issues, including debating various positions, using a deliberative process, blogging, and presenting public forums.Digital Tool Description: Twitter is a social network tool that limits responses to 140 characters. Tweetchat is a way to filter twitter results to a particulars discussion.