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Officer Phil

Today the children were treated to a special performance by Officer Phil. This annual event sees some changes each year so it never gets old. This year, we met Turbo the Turlt and we learned some important safety information. 14 more words

Social Studies

Teaching Social Studies = Comfort with Discomfort

Change is hard. Change is good (and inevitable), but change is hard. We are in the midst of change in Social Studies in New York State and it is both exciting and difficult. 517 more words

Instructional Support

P3/4 Battle of Culloden

The children worked together to research, write a script, act out this drama and edit their representation of the Battle of Culloden. Well done everybody! … 110 more words

Primary 3

America's First War on Christmas

I think Christmas is the most wonderful time of the year. I love the parties, music, gift giving, gift getting, spending time with the people I love, the lights, the decorations, the celebration of faith, the revelry, and even the hysterical  2,506 more words


Classroom Acrostic Poem

Right before falling asleep the other night, I had a beautiful light bulb moment. I was thinking about my lesson for the next day (do people in other careers do this?!), and I needed some kind of opening activity to get kids thinking about social studies. 78 more words

Standard 3: Planning And Preparing

PBL Unit- Thriving Societies through the Lens of Mesoamerican Cultures

Title: Thriving Societies through the Lens of Mesoamerican Cultures

Design Team: Mark Fritzenschaft, David Kelly, and Casey Scherrer, in collaboration with Cheryl Covington, seventh grade teacher at McKissack Middle Prep ​ 20 more words

Social Studies

PBL Unit- Ethos and Greek Mythology

Title: Ethos and Greek Mythology

Design Team: Natalie Mays, Samantha Straky, and Cristina Zeppos, in collaboration with Dora Minnett, sixth grade teacher at McKissack Middle Prep ​ 21 more words

Social Studies