Click here to check out my new and updated post on writing academic raps! I love hip hop. I love… Read more Hip Hop in the Classroom: Writing Academic Raps
See What Happens When a Student Council Election Occurs Against the Backdrop of Iconic, Historical Monuments Every year, our 8th… Read more Student Council Election and our DC Trip
Trade boring old papers for fun videos – here are 5 steps my colleague followed My colleague Sara Kelty, who teaches Global History… Read more Cool Movie Trailer Activity
Evaluate (v) – to determine the significance, worth, or condition of usually by careful appraisal and study (Merriam-Webster). Evaluating is… Read more Evaluating with Google Drawings
The following is a lesson on evaluating using Google Drawings. The lesson is centered around evaluating the significance and impact… Read more Evaluating the Muslim Innovations of the Middle Ages
Always Something Going on in School Here are some images from this week at my school. There’s a funny joke… Read more Hi 5 Photo Friday
Flocabulary* plays a regular part in my classroom through historical content videos, like their video Gettin’ Byzzy With It about the… Read more Learning to Write Sketchnotes Using Flocabulary’s Week in Rap
QR, or Quick Response, codes were developed in Japan for use in the automobile industry. But, an enterprising teacher can… Read more QR Codes = Quite Relevant in the Classroom!
My 5 step Critical-Thinking Activity about the 16th President of the United States My US History students and I are… Read more Critical Lincoln Classroom Activity
Donald Trump is awesome! Yeah, you heard me: Donald. Trump. Is. Awesome. Before you unfriend or unfollow me, hear me… Read more Thanks Trump!