Posts Tagged: Humanities

History of Ideas – short podcasts

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BBC animated podcasts, from 90 seconds to 12 minutes in length, can be useful discussion sparks or background reference material for your classes: http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/articles/3vVjcY47k2p5Wsnj3ZFHV5W/a-history-of-ideas

The Importance of Humanities

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As I haven’t been able to log onto the site for a while, my husband created my own website, where I posted the Powerpoint and the links, lesson, and material.  You can access the site here. Introduction  Humanities is a required course that many students do not feel is important in their careers.  Coming to […]

Greek Mythology Infographic

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Students have a hard time at first telling the difference between the Olympian gods, especially if they’ve never heard of them.  This chart will greatly help with the identification.  I plan to have students print out this infograph

The 50 Best Humanities Blog

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This is a good blog for any humanities teacher interested in a wide variety of subjects from medicine to the typical art magazine.  I liked this blog because if a student or a teacher needed to find articles on artists or movement from long ago or for more recent dates this is a good start.  […]

The Death Stars and the Bismarck: How they hate fighter planes/X-wings

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Author:  Luke Leonard Discipline:  Humanities Title:  From World War to Star Wars: Malevolence and Bismarck   Categories:  Star Wars, WWI, Bismark, wars Tags:  bismark, malevolence, star wars the clone wars, world war II, Y-Wing Introductory Text: I was struck by this blog on the similarities between Star Wars war, the Clone War, and WWII.  The […]

Superheroes in New York

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Author: Luke Leonard        Discipline: Humanities Title:  Vacation in NY with Superheroes Categories: Infographic, New York, Superheroes   Tags: Infographic, New York, Superheroes   Text: After searching for hours for something interesting and giving up, I went back to preparing for my Supervillains class in the Fall and I stumbled upon this map.  One thing […]

Humanities for Everyone

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The Humanities Matter– Great for showing the importance of the humanities in everyone’s life. This is a good over view of how the humanities can enhance not only your daily life but also your professional life.  This is also great for justifying the humanities to anyone who might see little value in offering humanities classes […]

War of the Gozillas

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Which of the beasts roars louder?     New Yorker Review  Godzilla 2014  1956 Movie Review This starts with a movie review by the critic from The new Yorker Magazine discussing Godzilla from the 1956 version to the most recent remake.  A point here is what underlies the movies.  In 1956 we feared the BOMB and […]