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Every third Tuesday of September is known as Prinsjesdag in the Netherlands. So what exactly is Prinsjesdag? Well, it is an enormously important day for Dutch politics. 510 more words

Social Studies

Social Studies and the Arts

One way to engage your students in social studies is to incorporate their own creativity.  The arts can provide a window into culture: a time period or a social movement can come alive.  359 more words


4th Grade Fun

Today we are visiting New England. Bring a jacket. It’s chilly up there!

Sheppard – New England Geography

Mr. Nussbaum’s interactive map – there are more activities as you scroll down. 29 more words


Overthinking a Single Word

The word is “some.”

So I put together the morning announcements for our school. I have the students read out different bits of information that I cobble together with some graphics and upload to Youtube. 735 more words


Thank you Lindsay Hodges!

Lindsey Hodges is an ELA / SS teacher at Jones Middle School  and was our recent Dynamic Differentiation spotlight teacher. Thank you Lindsay for taking the time to share with the teachers of our district the ways in which you scaffold the learning in your classroom. 52 more words



Most of the people in the Netherlands know that there is somewhere in the year there will be a day that the king does something with the Miljoenennota. 571 more words