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Sources and Stories

The other day one of the librarians at my school shared with me this story from the Smithsonian website. The article features archeologists who are working to unearth stories about fugitive slaves fighting for freedom. 173 more words


The Teacher Pundit

I have just begun my sixteenth year of teaching, and for all of those sixteen years I have taught US History, at the Advanced Placement and regular levels. 582 more words


My problem with lecturing is that I'm not sure anyone remembers what I have to say.

The first class I took about how to be a teacher started with a quick reflective exercise. The professor prompted:

Think back to a time that you actually  598 more words


Hello, Ms. Huson!

Staff Writer

When UHS’s new A.P. U.S. History teacher, Ms. Jane Huson (Social Science Dept.), was a student at Long Beach Poly High School, she never thought she would have a career in education. 332 more words

Sword And Shield

What causes a revolution? And how do you write a good paragraph?

We began our unit on the American Revolution this week! I’ve been learning and re-learning American history since, er, well for a long time, and I still get excited about this stuff. 699 more words


APUSH Student ‘A Bit too Busy’ for Optional Reading

        Noting that the optional reading from American Political Traditions  “seemed interesting, but I might be a bit too busy,” an APUSH student has commented that he might not get around to doing an optional reading listed on the syllabus. 109 more words


Period 1: 1491-1607

The main ideas of this video is discussing how many societies around the world have developed in their own complex ways. In other words, societies such as Mesoamerica have developed their civilization through new technology, agricultural ideas, and structured societal government that brought stability to Native American tribes (Henretta 17). 154 more words