Ben Bohmfalk
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Health Care Case

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Health Care Case

Who's teaching about the health care reform Supreme Court case?Here's an interactive module I created for C-SPAN Classroom Deliberations.Lots of other great stuff out there, especially from Street Law.My students have almost no background knowledge about the ACA or the Constitutional questions.Yours?See More
Mar 22, 2012
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Should students support or oppose the Occupy movement?

That's this month's question on C-SPAN Classroom Deliberations Students can watch brief videos and read articles (on three different reading levels) supporting and opposing the movement, then take part in a classroom deliberation in which they take and defend a position. Lesson plan, handouts, vocabulary preview, and additional resources provided.…See More
Nov 14, 2011
Ben Bohmfalk replied to Catherine's discussion Are more educators on FB, MySpace or Twitter?
"I agree with others that Twitter can be the most professionally-oriented of the main social networks; I follow Classroom 2.0 and others on Twitter and find many good leads for the classroom. I think it's good to keep FB as a social, rather than…"
Nov 5, 2009
Ben Bohmfalk replied to Kendra Larmour's discussion Wiki or Google Docs
"I use a google site, which can be considered a wiki since you can open it up to others to edit, with links to google docs for students to edit. I think a wiki could work (and I've done it before) but the portal idea mentioned below is how I use…"
Sep 16, 2009
Ben Bohmfalk replied to Mandie's discussion Facebook Classroom Page
"agreed, advise her to stick to the educational social networking platforms rather than fb for this."
Sep 15, 2009
Ben Bohmfalk replied to Kevin H.'s discussion Ning for Students
"I'm trying to decide whether to go with Ning, Edmodo, or Twitter for class discussions. I think I understand the downsides of twitter (lack of privacy, character quota, lack of archiving, lack of features); what about ning vs edmodo for the…"
Sep 14, 2009
Ben Bohmfalk replied to Graham Whisen's discussion Google Earth in the group I heart Google.
"I'm debating whether to use Google Earth or just stick with Google Maps for use in my 10th grade geography classes. So far just using maps and having great success...the ability for students to collaborate by creating a map and sharing it with…"
Aug 31, 2009
Ben Bohmfalk replied to Steve Hargadon's discussion Introductions
"I"m a civics and geography teacher at Roaring Fork HS in Carbondale, CO, USA. Currently experimenting with the Google suite of apps for students in both classes, using Google groups, Gmail, maps, sites, blogs, Earth....lots of stuff to do…"
Aug 31, 2009

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I teach civics and geography at the high school in our small town.

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