[library-media] FW: Utah Newsletter from SIRS + CultureGrams

Rick Cline rcline at media.utah.edu
Tue Mar 11 07:19:57 MDT 2008


I am forwarding you a newsletter from ProQuest (SIRS & CultureGrams)
specifically written for Utah's Library Teachers. There are some good
links regarding some current topics that may be of interest to you.

 

- Rick

 

 

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March-April 2008
Utah SIRS & CultureGrams Database Updates
Welcome to the Utah state newsletter from SIRS, CultureGrams, and
ProQuest. Published in conjunction with the Utah Education Network (UEN
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2844CE2D6154CFD040451B3> ), this email publication provides hands-on
student activities for SIRS linked to Utah state learning standards,
news and reviews of the latest additions to your research database
subscriptions, and much more. Issues arrive in September, November, and
March. (Sign up form
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Student Activities: Utah Standards 
Why does researching the struggle for women's rights have value for all
students? Why were women denied equal rights in the past and still are
today? Who were the three most significant leaders of the women's rights
movement
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What are two additional rights that women demand today, which is the
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How do religious norms, societal norms, personal choice, and family
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Reminder: SIRS Multimedia Features 
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Students can explore timelines, games, maps, videos, and more by linking
to the interactive content located in each Overview section. 

This new content brings the best combination of information, media, and
visual literacies together to engage students in the study of the
enduring issues of our times. 

 

 

 

 

 

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Utah Podcast
 
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Teaching Activity: Podcasting & SIRS
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SIRS Spotlights + Challenge Quests 
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point in the history of women's rights movement in the United States.
Find out more in our new SIRS Challenge Quests
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