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Teaching the U.S. Declaration of Independence in Guatemala

In social studies this past week we reviewed the Declaration of Independence as well as the American Revolution. As a class, we tackled some difficult questions about the rights of the government and the rights of the governed. 395 more words

Reminders

There's no crying in 4th grade

This week I took over the social studies block. While I was anxious, I was really looking forward to the activities we planned for the students. 452 more words

Teaching

Kim Kardashian details Paris robbery in newly released police report

This article originally appeared on PEOPLE.com.

Kim Kardashian West‘s harrowing first-hand account of her October robbery in Paris has been revealed in the first police report she filed hours after the event, according to French newspaper… 584 more words

News

A LOVE FOUND (At Charlie's) 

At Charlie’s, Friday is the most religious day of the week.The spirits moves quickly, draining from bottles into the patrons that file inside to escape. Like a church, temple or tabernacle, some sacred institution pushing a denominational doctrine of your choosing. 157 more words

Blogger

Ancient bath house at Herculaneum

I’ll be going to thermal baths in Budapest, Hungary in a few weeks, but for now let’s have a look at the ancient ruins of thermal baths from the town of Herculaneum. 31 more words

Travel

Changing History-Focusing on Thinking

When I first created this title, I saw it as the descriptor for my Gr. 11 Canadian History curriculum development project; but I know now that it actually has a much deeper personal connection from  where I am sitting.   967 more words