(The following is the keynote speech I delivered at the 2015 Carol Morgan School high school career day kick-off ceremony. I wanted… Read more How the Fresh Prince inspired my Fresh Start
Donald Trump is awesome! Yeah, you heard me: Donald. Trump. Is. Awesome. Before you unfriend or unfollow me, hear me… Read more Thanks Trump!
Ever watch the movie Groundhog Day? It’s the story of a man who is magically forced to relive a particular… Read more A New Carrot to Grow Student Participation
Before getting a full-time teaching job, I toiled as a substitute. Being a substitute teacher is a thankless job. Seriously,… Read more Standardized Substitute Plans
A few weeks back I wrote about teachers using humor in the classroom. And, as cool as it is, do… Read more Internet Memes and Learning
I was dozing in bed around 5:00AM when I started to think about history. Yeah, I know, I am some… Read more The Future of History – what should we be teaching our students to best prepare them for the future?
Recently I began my big New Government project in US History. My culminating project is a student presentation of a… Read more Tinder profiles for the new, single USA
When you were in school, did you ever create a “historical” document and then dip it in tea/coffee to give… Read more Aging documents project – take it to the next level with Aurasma
One day I was at an assembly, watching the Art department showcase student work. After the presentation, the middle school… Read more Keep History Alive with This Day in History
Here is a link to a video of students presenting their passionate, revolutionary speeches. See the article for details!