LEARNING TARGET 1: Participants will examine Common Core Social Studies/History writing standards by writing to analyze, synthesize, and reflect. Assessment will be based on these standards.
LEARNING TARGET 2: Participants will examine how using 21st century tools can potentially enhance historical inquiry.
LEARNING TARGET 3: Participants will write and publish in a public, digital venue in order to build a highly participatory, collaborative inquiry community. In addition, participants will examine technology's capacity to amplify community and display knowledge creation flexibly and dynamically.
Write a 500-600 word synthesis analysis in which you reflect upon the 3 video texts below and their significance both for historical inquiry and also for the teaching of historical inquiry within your classroom. Post this synthesis analysis to your Blog on your My Page by midnight, Monday, October 24, 2011. Use the learning targets and standards listed above to help frame your writing.