Items Tagged as "History & Social Studies"

Getting to Know the Wharenui

Subjects: History & Social Studies
Language: English
Grade Level: Gr. 1 | Age 7, Gr. 2 | Age 8, Gr. 3 | Age 9, Gr. 4 | Age 10, Gr. 5 | Age 11, Gr. 6 | Age 12
Posted: Feb. 13, 2013   Posted by: laineym
Summary:
Students in this interactive Ink file will be able to identify the parts of the wharenui on the Marae and explain what each part means. Use this as an assessment activity or a teaching before going to visit the Marae.

World Map Gallery Pack

Summary:
Gallery pack that includes a variety of world maps, templates, and map jigsaw puzzles. This Gallery was formerly included in the default install of MimioStudio prior to version 9.12. If you are new to MimioStudio with version 9.12 or higher, you will not have this Gallery already.

Identifying Colonial Empires

Subjects: Colonization, History & Social Studies, Discovery & Exploration, Geography
Language: English
Grade Level: Pre-K | Age 5, Gr. K | Age 6, Gr. 1 | Age 7, Gr. 2 | Age 8
Posted: Feb. 11, 2013   Posted by: k.baron@rcsd.ca
Summary:
In this activity students are required to highlight the major countires that established colonial empires and where in the world these empires are located.

Importing Primary Sources Videos into my Mimio Lessons

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How can I import primary sources, such a videos, into my Mimio lessons?
Answer: 


This short video will demonstrate how you can engage your students in interactive activities using primary video sources. This video explains the process in which video files can be easily imported into your MimioStudio Notebook lessons. The video also highlights a lesson in which video is used to actively engage students in content.



Remember to also download the U.S. Presidents Gallery Pack!


If you would like to learn more about importing content into your MimioStudio Notebook lessons, you might be interested in participating in our MimioStudio Basics III: Adding Content Quicklearn session available in both a live and on-demand format.


Question sender: 
ctetkowski
City/State: 
Peach Tree, GA

To the Best of His Ability: John F. Kennedy

Summary:
This interactive lesson engages students in the historical events that took place during the presidency of John F. Kennedy. Students must use high level thinking skills to evaluate decisions made by President Kennedy during his time in office using MimioVote.

Mimio Teacher Team Presentations - BETT, FETC, TCEA

Summary:
This is the collection of Mimio teacher team presentations made by our fantastic teacher teams at BETT, FETC, and TCEA.

World Population Growth; Agree or Disagree?

Summary:
This is a series of statements focusing on many controversial issues surrounding the world’s population growth.

Using the U.S. Presidents Gallery Pack

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How can I use the U.S. Presidents Gallery Pack in my classroom?
Answer: 


We have just witnessed the national spectacular of a presidential inauguration and President's Day is right around the corner. What better time to use the new U.S. Presidents Gallery Pack with your students? If you are wanting great images, lesson ideas, templates, and multi-media objects to teach your students about U.S. Presidents - look no further!


This video demonstrates how to locate and download the U.S. Presidents Gallery pack, and how to use it in your classroom.


Click here to download this timely resource!



Would you like to learn more about how you can use Gallery items in your lessons? If so, you might be interested in signing up for a live or on-demand Mimio Quicklearn training session!


Question sender: 
DevinF

Pairing the MimioTeach and MimioHub

Cameron.Nichols's picture

The light on my MimioTeach is an amber color and I can't get it to calibrate at all. Any suggestions?

Answer: 
Looks like you need some help with pairing your MimioHub with your MimioTeach. Here are the steps you will need to follow in order to sync these two units (Make sure your MimioHub is connected to your computer)


1. Open Mimio Settings in the software. Go to Classroom Devices.


2. You will see the MimioHub listed. (if it’s not there, the MimioHub is not in a USB port)


3. Hold down the status light (button) for about 5-7 seconds. It will start flashing amber and you will see MimioTeach appear on your list of Classroom Devices. It will say “available.”


4.Select the device and click Connect.


5.The Status light on the MimioTeach will turn solid green.


Question sender: 
Andrea C.

Ancient Egypt

Subjects: History & Social Studies
Language: English
Grade Level: Gr. 5 | Age 11
Posted: Jan. 22, 2013   Posted by: spunky-sez
Summary:
A comprehensive 5th Grade presentation of about 30 lessons include most aspects of ANcient Egypt with activities and visual aids included.


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