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Read & Repond / CEFL Resources

Sample-Read-and-Respond-entry

UN News Centre – http://www.un.org/news/

CNN – http://edition.cnn.com/

International Herald Tribune – http://global.nytimes.com

al-Jazeera – http://english.aljazeera.net/

Philippine Inquirer – http://www.inquirer.net/

Go Kicker – http://gokicker.com/

CNN Student News – http://edition.cnn.com/studentnews/

 

Resources for 1st Quarter

The UN – Challenges and Change – Reading Packet

UN Quiz – Analysis-Synthesis Q&A rubric

http://www.wikispaces.com/ – Where students can find the MUN Background Statements

MUN RESOURCES

MUN Delegate Scoring Rubric

Building a Strong Policy Statement

Making a MUN Policy Statement

Nuclear Weapons Stance of Major Countries

State of the World’s Indigenous People – http://www.un.org/esa/socdev/unpfii/documents/SOWIP_web.pdf

Indigenous Rights Article – http://www.un.org/WCAR/e-kit/indigenous.htm

Indigenous Rights (Africa) – http://www.un.org/africarenewal/magazine/april-2007/%E2%80%98indigenous%E2%80%99-people-fight-inclusion

UN Voting Records (how has your country realy voted on UN resolutions related to your issue  http://unbisnet.un.org:8080/ipac20/ipac.jsp?session=13D6W19220M48.392121&profile=voting&menu=search&submenu=power&ts=1346719222087

UN CyberSchoolbus – great resource for country and issue information – http://www.un.org/Pubs/CyberSchoolBus/

CIA World Factbook – excellent source of country information – https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/

UN Members States – websites of all the members of the UN along with contact information – http://www.un.org/en/members/

Official Government Websites – http://www.politicsresources.net/official.htm

 

Resources for 2nd Quarter

Copy of The Anatomy of RevolutionsNEW – PowerPoint on stages of Revolutions from class

Middle East Mapping Games

http://www.rethinkingschools.org/just_fun/games/mapgame.html

http://www.maps.com/games/quiz-middle.aspx

http://www.sheppardsoftware.com/Middle-east_Geography.htm

http://www.ilike2learn.com/ilike2learn/MidEast.html

Arab Spring

Wide Range of Resources for all Arab Spring Revolutions http://www.choices.edu/resources/twtn/twtn_arab_spring.php

Map and Timeline of Middle East Uprisings – http://edition.cnn.com/SPECIALS/2011/arab.unrest/index.html

Arab Spring Timeline – http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/interactive/2011/mar/22/middle-east-protest-interactive-timeline

Revolutions Resources

American Revolution: http://www.brainpop.com/ (Causes of the American Revolution)

French Revolution: http://www.brainpop.com/ (French Revolution)

Russian Revolution: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7_JZeKRqb-Y

Iranian Revolution: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NTiGfAA2DrA

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kY0ixG94cHE

 

Resources for 3rd Quarter

Metro Manila map game – thank you Ceci! – http://www.purposegames.com/game/902069d790

Fakebook website (Used for Marcos / Aquino assignment) – http://classtools.net/fb/home/page

Timeline of US Presidential Terms (useful for Fakebook assignment) – http://www.scholastic.com/teachers/article/timeline-guide-all-presidents

Government Corruption – http://www.transparency.org/cpi2012

Economic Statistics – http://www.wolframalpha.com/input/?i=Philippines&lk=1&a=ClashPrefs_*Country.Philippines-

Lots of cool data! – http://www.gapminder.org

Guidelines for effective Persuasion – includes sample essay introduction

Political Party Resources

Political Spectrum – PowerPoint

Ministry of the Environment resources

Pollution – http://www.wepa-db.net/policies/state/philippines/overview.htm

 

Pollution – http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC1115138/

Pollution – http://www.denr.gov.ph/index.php/home.html

Pollution – http://newsinfo.inquirer.net/151925/breathing-metro-manila-air-now-risky%E2%80%93doh

Pollution –

http://web.worldbank.org/WBSITE/EXTERNAL/COUNTRIES/EASTASIAPACIFICEXT/EXTEAPREGTOPENVIRONMENT/0,,contentMDK:20266328~menuPK:3558267~pagePK:34004173~piPK:34003707~theSitePK:502886,00.html

Marine Conservation- http://wwf.panda.org/about_our_earth/blue_planet/problems/pollution/

Marine Conservation – http://wwf.panda.org/who_we_are/wwf_offices/philippines/wwf_philippines_our_solutions/index.cfm?uProjectID=PH0950

Marine Conservation – http://wwf.panda.org/what_we_do/where_we_work/coraltriangle/problems/

Deforestation – http://www.forestcarbonasia.org/

Deforestation – http://rainforests.mongabay.com/20philippines.htm

Deforestation – http://www.forestcarbonasia.org/in-the-media/philippines-deforestation-biodiversity-loss-top-list-of-major-woes/

Deforestation – http://environews.ph/biodiversity/philippine-forests-are-rapidly-disappearing/

Ministry of Health resources

Philippine Department of Health – good information for ANY health issue

Health Care – http://data.worldbank.org/country/philippines

Health Care – http://www.who.int/countries/phl/en/

Infectious diseases / HIV – http://newsinfo.inquirer.net/breakingnews/nation/view/20110203-318317/HIV-and-AIDS-cases-in-Philippines-exceed-6000

Infectious diseases / HIV – http://www.interaksyon.com/article/34128/who-alarmed-by-rising-hiv-cases-in-philippines

Infectious diseases – http://www.philstar.com/health-and-family/763897/tuberculosis-philippines-10-things-you-should-know

Infectious diseases – http://www.ptsi.org.ph/

Infectious diseases – http://wwwnc.cdc.gov/travel/notices/watch/measles-phillipines

Reproductive Health – http://edition.cnn.com/2012/12/29/world/asia/philippines-health-bill

Reproductive Health – http://pcw.gov.ph/taxonomy/term/5

Reproductive Health – http://www.nytimes.com/2012/12/18/world/asia/philippine-lawmakers-pass-reproductive-health-bill.html?_r=1&

Access to Health Care – http://newsinfo.inquirer.net/inquirerheadlines/nation/view/20100413-263926/Health-care-beyond-reach-of-poor-say-critics

Access to Health Care – http://www.worldbank.org/en/news/press-release/2012/04/16/philippines-700000-people-to-benefit-from-improved-access-to-health-services

Access to Health Care – http://www.internations.org/philippines-expats/guide/living-in-the-philippines-15358/the-philippines-health-care-and-diseases-2

Ministry of Social Issues resources

Variety of statistics from Worldbank – http://data.worldbank.org/country/philippines

Poverty (video) – http://www.ted.com/talks/hans_rosling_reveals_new_insights_on_poverty.html

Poverty – www.adb.org/documents/books/poverty-in-the-philippines/chap6.pdf

Poverty – http://www.asianews.it/news-en/Corrupt-politicians,-not-a-large-population,-cause-poverty,-say-Filipino-bishops-7976.html

Corruption – http://asiafoundation.org/in-asia/2014/01/22/corruption-in-the-philippines-survey-of-business-execs-reveals-mixed-findings/

Corruption – http://www.philstar.com/headlines/2013/12/03/1263753/philippines-improves-rank-corruption-perception-index

Corruption – http://www.post-gazette.com/news/world/2013/11/19/Government-corruption-concerns-acute-as-Philippines-recovers-from-typhoon/stories/201311190104

Homelessness/Slums/Squatters – http://www.homeless-international.org/philippines

Homelessness/Slums/Squatters – http://realchangenews.org/index.php/site/archives/6270

Homelessness/Slums/Squatters – http://newsinfo.inquirer.net/564519/qc-mayor-signs-city-law-to-stop-squatting

Homelessness/Slums/Squatters – http://globalbalita.com/2013/06/27/is-there-a-solution-to-the-squatting-problem/

Homelessness/Slums/Squatters – http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2339640/Manila-slums-Forced-live-makeshift-shanty-towns-built-disaster-zones-poor-families-Manila-left-Asias-fastest-growing-economy.html

 

Ministry of Economics resources

Unemployment – http://www.tradingeconomics.com/philippines/unemployment-rate

Unemployment – http://www.indexmundi.com/philippines/unemployment_rate.html

Unemployment – http://www.wsws.org/articles/2009/apr2009/phil-a06.shtml

Unemployment –

http://web.ebscohost.com/src/detail?vid=4&hid=7&sid=6d8973ed-ba1a-4697-9d29-93d36f338d62%40sessionmgr10&bdata=JnNpdGU9c3JjLWxpdmU%3d#db=nfh&AN=6FI1402569708

Fuel & Electricity Costs – http://www.philstar.com/headlines/2013/12/03/1263601/power-rates-fuel-prices-all-rise

Fuel & Electricity Costs – http://www.bloomberg.com/slideshow/2013-02-13/highest-cheapest-gas-prices-by-country.html#slide44

Fuel & Electricity Costs – http://manilatimes.net/high-electricity-costs-root-of-our-backwardness/66574/

Fuel & Electricity Costs – http://manilastandardtoday.com/2013/12/10/meralco-rate-hikes-highest-in-history/

Wealth Gap – http://business.inquirer.net/8377/philippines-leads-in-income-inequality-in-asean-says-study

Wealth Gap – http://www.philstar.com/business/2013/06/30/959721/poverty-income-inequality-remain-high-phl

Wealth Gap – http://www.theatlantic.com/international/archive/2013/05/the-grim-reality-behind-the-philippines-economic-growth/275597/

Party Leader resources (Natural Disaster planning)

http://www.adrc.asia/countryreport/PHL/PHLeng98/index.html#_Toc452869232

http://siteresources.worldbank.org/INTEAPREGTOPENVIRONMENT/Resources/PH_Disaster_Risk_Mgmt.pdf

http://www.clarksubicmarketing.com/special_events/disaster_preparedness_seminar_philippines.html

http://www.mb.com.ph/articles/349474/philippines-tops-natural-disasters-list

http://preventionweb.net/english/countries/statistics/risk.php?cid=135

http://www.adpc.net/pdr-sea/cbdo-dr/chapter1-2.html

 

Speech Format – SPEECH FORMAT

Sample Minister Speech – Sample Minister brief

Sample Party Leader Speech – Speech example

Political Brief Grading Rubric – Rubric – Political Party PT

 

Resources for 4th Quarter

http://www.instagrok.com/

CRAAP Activity

Research Outline – with sample questions

Research Outline – to copy into NoodleTools Outline

AFC Source Requirements

In-Text Citation Video

Research Rubric for AFC – copy this into your AFC Portfolio

World Bank Data Indicators

THESIS TIME – new!

Steps to Finishing AFC Position Paper

AFC Position Paper Rubric

AFC Survey

 

Geography Resources

http://www.wordle.net/

http://www.stopdisastersgame.org/en/home.html

http://www.travelpod.com/traveler-iq

 

Year End Auction PowerPoint – Auction intro

 

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