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Immigration Bricks

In Innovations this year, our teacher, Mrs. Philps, had us make Immigration Bricks. It could be on anything, as long as there was an aspect of immigration. 161 more words

A Great Find for Content Literacy!

I’ll be writing small unit about how to integrate this into a bigger, overarching unit.  If you’re interested in having it, let me know.  But below is my discovery and a summary of how I would use this in the classroom.  1,699 more words

Classroom Instruction

Creating an Interactive Webpage by Greydon

For Social Studies 10, I collaborated with a group to create a website investigating what forces have shaped Canada from 1919 to the present. As a part of my project, I explored political and economic ideologies. 172 more words

Tiffany Haddish pokes fun at the Kardashians in preview of her MTV Movie & TV Awards monologue

What do Tiffany Haddish, Kim Kardashian, and the Stranger Things kids all have in common? They spent their Saturday night at the MTV Movie & TV Awards, which took place last weekend at the Barker Hangar in Los Angeles. 143 more words


Cultural Literacy: Sweatshop

Today is June 18, 2018. On this date in 1812, the United States declared war on Great Britain, thus initiating the War of 1812. Three years later, the British Generals Wellington and Blucher decisively defeated French forces under the command of Napoleon Bonaparte at  70 more words


Confucius: Life & Philosophy

“It does not matter how slowly you go so long as you do not stop.”
“Everything has beauty, but not everyone sees it.”
“Our greatest glory is not in never falling, but in getting up every time we do.”
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Episode 82: Social Studies Teacher Preparation with Alex Cuenca

In Episode 82, Dan and Michael chat with Alex Cuenca of Indiana University about preparing social studies teachers and his Social Education article on the new National Standards for the Preparation of Social Studies Teachers. 132 more words