"TITLE: Beyond the Gold: The Alaska Gold Rushes
TARGET AUDIENCE: 9th grade
LEARNING GOAL: Students will demonstrate their understanding of the Alaskan & Klondike gold rushes' impacts on society and Alaska's economy via cooperative…"
"Alaska’s story is a series of chapters of interaction between different peoples (Russians and Aleuts, gold prospectors and Native Alaskans, etc.) and also of exploitation. Sometimes it’s the land being exploited, as in the case of the…"
"I do like the idea of having students locate and interview WWII veterans. It would very special for younger students to be able to discuss those wartime experiences, especially as the veterans are getting older. I think this could be great not just…"
"Your comment regarding walking down the street reminds me of the video "Talking and Listening the Alaska Way." My very Westernized students find it really interesting that culturally, Alaska Native students aren't meant to question…"
"I'd never thought of the negative connotation of the word "preserved" in regards to Native culture, but I really like the preserved piglet analogy. I wonder if perhaps a positive spin on the word might be in regards to parts of Native…"
"#1: After that quote the author goes on to say that “each village has different relationship and communication protocols, different customs and traditions, and different worldviews with a single region of Alaska” (5). So while Alaska…"
"I think it's very apparent that Alaska's environment has definitely impacted our history, especially considering that the major eras we focus on when teaching Alaska Studies include the exploitation of so many natural resources: Russians…"
Have you read 6 Glasses That Changed the World by Tom Standage? It's essentially the history of the world as told by the impacts of beer (early civ), wine (Greece & Rome), hard spirits (Discovery of New World), tea…"
"Okay, I had a bit of free time to read last night and during my planning today, so here are my initial thoughts on some of the articles.
· Which themes were highlighted in the Migrations lecture?
Just as there are…"