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SAS Curriculum Pathways - Interactives and lesson materials
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Development Resources
  Information on SAS Writing Reviser - http://yps.yonkerspublicschools.net/reference/sas
 
Resource Collections
  
 
 
 Khans Academy - On demand media -  http://www.khanacademy.org/humanities/history
 
Interactives
 Activities - Quia - Sample:  http://www.quia.com/ba/398854.html  (Have some to add that you know are good?  Use link below)
 
Cartoons
Incorporating Political Cartoons in the classroom - http://slo.neric.org/cartoons/intro-slo.htm 
 
 
On Demand Video 
 
 
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Interactive Quiz Materials from EduSolutions
 
Maps
European History Interactive Historical Map - http://www.worldology.com/Europe/europe_history_lg.htm 
Interactive Map Creator
Google Earth - Install on district machines through control panel; access historical maps How To Instructions
  
http://searchenginewatch.com/article/2057343/Merge-Historical-Maps-With-Current-World-In-Google-Earth
 
 
 
Regents Test Prep Oswego -  Global History - http://regentsprep.org/Regents/global/global.cfm
 
 
 
 
Educator Tools
 
Pacing guide posted by Barrons 
What topics are covered on the Global History and Geography Regents exam?   The underlying theme of Global History and Geography is the importance of geography in studying a society as well as the fact that the world has been coming closer together since the 13th century. The exam is designed to reflect the five social studies standards that are: U.S. History, World History, Geography, Economics, Civics, Citizenship and Government. The two-year Global History course is specifically divided as follows:
Unit 1: Ancient World (400 B.C. to 500 A.D.) - A study of the Ancient Civilizations of Asia, Africa and Europe.
Unit 2: Expanding Zones of Exchange and Encounter (500 to 1200) - A study of how different regions of the world encountered and exchanged ideas with each other from the Gupta Empire to the Crusades.
Unit 3: Global Interaction (1200 to 1650) - A study of how the interaction of the Japanese, Mongol and African Civilizations and the spirit of the Renaissance led to the exchange of ideas, trade and changes in society.
Unit 4: The First Global Age (1450 to 1750) - A study of how the encounter among the Ming, Ottoman, Spanish, Portuguese and Mesoamerican empires led to changes in the world.
Unit 5: Age of Revolution (1750 to 1914) - A study of how the Scientific Revolution, the Enlightenment, political revolution, nationalism, industrialism and imperialism influenced the world.
Unit 6: Half Century of Crisis and Achievement - A study of how World War I, the Russian Revolution, rise of dictatorship in Europe, the rise of nationalism in Asia and the Middle East and World War II affected the world.
Unit 7: The 20th Century Since 1845 - A study of the political, economical and social changes that influenced Europe, Asia, Latin America, the United States and the Middle East.
Unit 8: Global Connections and Interactions: A study of how overpopulation, urbanization, globalization, ethnic rivalry and other economic and political issues are influencing the world.
 
 
 
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