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Mark J Biberg posted a status
Here in Adak keeping an eye ion the Volcano (Semisopochnoi) which is about 160 miles from Adak. Never a dull moment when teaching geography out in the Aleutians.
Apr 17
Alaska Council for the Social Studies and Mark J Biberg are now friends
Feb 26
Mark J Biberg posted a status
Just Getting back in the Loop. Good to see the Site has relocated. (AK-CSS). Am out in Adak, AK and am trying to make some connections to the military history and unique geography. hope to re-familiarize myself with the Site resources. In history…
Feb 24
Mark J Biberg replied to Mark J Biberg's discussion The idea of the commons
"Cindee, My original post did not go through. I will try to re-post it below.

When i think of the "commons" it brings to mind of a common area or a Middle Age term when all the folks in the village would use the same, common grazing area.  
 
In…"
Apr 28, 2014
Cindee Karns replied to Mark J Biberg's discussion The idea of the commons
"Mark---are you really posting on here today?  I thought this site was dead. 

You need help with the idea of commons?  I have a good simulation for that.  

Cindee"
Apr 28, 2014
Mark J Biberg posted a discussion
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Apr 28, 2014
Mark J Biberg left a comment for Cindee Karns
"In All Quiet on the Western Front it was stated that "to no man does the earth mean more" and that may be hard for some of us to understand. But it means that an infantry soldier in the trenches and his whole life is defined by the dirt, med, water,…"
Apr 27, 2014
Mark J Biberg left a comment on 2010 - 2011 American History in the Global Age
"Lesson plan #4
Mark J Biberg
Am and the World
Based at least in part to chapter 5 of the Bender Book
 
time period- Post Civil War (1865-1877)
context- reconstrcution of the South after the Civil War
students- high school age cyber/ online student,…"
Jun 9, 2011
Mark J Biberg replied to Mike Baum's discussion Day 2 in 2010 - 2011 American History in the Global Age
"I think Bender is bringing some of these notions into more popuar currency. but many of them are not new. I do not know if Bender is so much "anti-intelellectualism" and he is anti-exceptionalism. What I mean by that is i do not think be intends to…"
Jun 8, 2011
Mark J Biberg left a comment on 2010 - 2011 American History in the Global Age
"I chose to read chapter 5 of the Bender book that deals with Liberalism and Industrialization. In this chapter he talks about the various responses to the negative consequences of industrialization (and urbanization). I think his theme is that all…"
Jun 3, 2011
Mark J Biberg replied to Elaina Hveding's discussion NHD Class Reflection in ASDSA 2011 National History Day Class
"I will be using this next year. The challenge will be to get with my principal and make a proposal to modify the curriculum before the school year starts. I do not think this will be a problem. What I need to do is go into the Blackboard system and…"
Jun 1, 2011
Mark J Biberg posted a discussion in ASDSA 2011 National History Day Class
I will be using this next year. The challenge will be to get with my principal and make a proposal to modify the curriculum before the school year starts. I do not think this will be a problem. What I need to do is go into the Blackboard system and…
Jun 1, 2011
Mark J Biberg replied to John Trampush's discussion Parking Lot in American History Digitized- '10-'11
"I think many comparisons could be made between the various migrations during the Great Depression to some of the migrations that took place during the Great Migration. One of the strongest could be the economic pull factor: people were leaving the…"
Dec 2, 2010
Mark J Biberg left a comment for Rwany Sibaja
"I am certain the complexities are beyond my limited expertise to fully understand, and I likely have a sub-conscious bias in favor of the Brits as far as colonial history. let me add a personal peespective to this thread; my wife is from Peru and I…"
Dec 1, 2010
Mark J Biberg left a comment for Sharene Barr
"Sharene,
Just wanted to write and say hi. I think we share a Yupiit conenction. I was in Tuluksak from 04-09 and for some reason your name is familiar; then I saw that you are teaching in Akiak and figured I better write.
I know teaching American…"
Nov 10, 2010
Mark J Biberg left a comment for Rwany Sibaja
"I sometimes wonder about the evolution of the colonies and if we interpret (more than we do) the state of modern countries back to their original "Mother country" and her succcess or failure in the colonial venture.
In addition, in the competition…"
Nov 10, 2010
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