As the end of the first semester during COVID-19 approaches, I wanted to take a moment to reflect on how the experience has gone and what I can do going forward to make the school year a better experience for the students and myself.
As I think about my virtual learning experience in the time of quarantine, I will say the feeling that is more dominant than most is “dislike.
The times in which we are living are truly odd and unprecedented.
A few years ago, I “splashed” into the blended learning scene only to abandon it several months in.
For my first permanent teaching position, I was lucky enough to fill a history position at a small K-8 school in a rural community.
This past school year, I transitioned from a K–8 school to a high school.
International Women’s Day is March 8, 2019, and presents an opportunity to celebrate women from throughout history.
Thinking is hard.
My last post was about quality novels to teach in the American history classroom.
When I implement a novel study in social studies, there are a few activities that really work for me in terms of aiding student comprehension.