It has a collection of multimedia social studies lessons and a “video bank,” which I think is particularly impressive. The videos are divided by themes (power, conflict, migrations, etc.) and each video has suggested guiding classroom questions, a transcript and more.
I’m finding that the page they have listing the videos “by location” particularly useful for my Geography class.
Some pretty terrible fires are happening in Australia right now, and, unfortunately, it doesn’t seem to be an uncommon occurrence. I’ve previously compiled “Best” lists on other fires there — earlier this year and in 2009. They also had flooding in 2011. On a more positive note, I’ve also posted The Best Sites To Learn About Australia.
I’ve previously posted about how I use the United Nations Declaration of Human Rights, and other resources, in a lesson on the Bill of Rights.
Zen Pencils has just created this excellent infographic of the Declaration — with simplified language — which is a great resources for that kind of lesson. I’ve embedded it below, but don’t think it will come through on an RSS Reader: