Therapy Session

My psychology class is pretty tough. I don’t want it to be, but the book is a high school level text and my students are in 8th grade. 170 more words

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Exit Slip Dice Game

I’m a teaching genius. Fine, fine….not really. I’m actually just a teacher trying to keep my head above water with only a handful of days left in the school year! 207 more words

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Games and Motivation

I was trolling the internet the other day and came across THIS article about Candy Crush. I’m new to the game, though I was immediately addicted when I started playing. 410 more words

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Survivor :: Academic Review Game

I needed another game today, and luckily my creative juices were flowing because I couldn’t find anything online (I absolutely scour the internet to beg, borrow, and steal ideas!). 220 more words

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Regional Super Heroes

After Chapters 12 and 13, I feel pretty good that kids have an understanding of the characteristics of the North and South before the Civil War. 263 more words

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Sounds and Learning Lab

I had another breakthrough in psychology! Last semester, my first semester teaching the class, the kids seemed the most engaged in class when we did labs (not surprising). 381 more words

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Manifest Destiny Discussion

The idea of Manifest Destiny is pretty crucial in the formation and expansion of the United States in the mid-1800s. John O’Sullivan can receive the accolades for coining the term in 1845, but the Americans who made their way west turned the dream a reality. 193 more words

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