Introducing Early American History Into The Classroom

Engaging Students in Colonial History Using Web 2.0 Strategies

Judi Allen and Robert Simpson, Malden Public Schools, Malden, Massachusetts
June 6, 2008 3:00-5:00 PM

The Omohundro Institute of Early American History and Culture
14th Annual Conference
Suffolk University, Boston, Massachusetts

Introduction to Web 2.0 (5 min)

Slideshow presentation

Voices Rising Project

A Teaching American History Grant (2006-2009)

Voices Rising Blog

The 2008 Saugus Iron Works Project-Based Unit (8 m)

Investigating the first successful integrated iron works in colonial America. (Grade 5)

George Lucas Educational Foundation
Full version published June 25, 2008.
Turning on Technlogy: Ferryway School

Resistance and Resolution Project-Based Unit (12 m)

An Exploration of Events Leading to the American Revolution (Grades 9-10)