I always love free sources for high-quality reading material. I also love resources that integrate literacy and content instruction. Newseum looks like a great site for teachers who want to teach reading, history, and civics through close study of primary sources, and Glenn Wiebe has written a great post to orient you to its offerings.
Recently I read an article about the history that is not taught in schools, regarding the Irish potato famine. Growing up, I remember the political cartoons depicting them as ape-like, and a little blurb about the famine as the cause for Irish immigration to America in the 1840s. 752 more words
This article was originally published in The Daily Pulp on August 25, 2013.
A silent pandemic has been invading the lives of hundreds of thousands of male high school students across the nation and has been cited as expanding exponentially like a recursive virus over the past decade. 391 more words
I absolutely love Pinterest and have several boards dedicated to homeschool resources for Math, Science, Social , Social Studies, Book Lists and more! You can find all of these resources here: … 30 more words
This unit will focus on the relationships, struggles, conflicts and pride that Canadians share in their understanding of our ‘home and native land. We will look at the way that Treaties shaped the division of land, how and why our national and provincial parks were formed, as well as our own personal interaction with the land that shapes our identities today. 53 more words