As Social Studies educators, we look at our job as preparing our students to be active and productive citizens once they leave the educational setting.
As teachers we know we need to assess our students to determine their “grade” in our class, but is there a better way to do that? Are we assessing their ability to take the test we created or are we truly assessing if they learned the content that was taught?
There is a quote by Tony Robbins that resonates with me when teaching: “the path to success is to take massive determined actions.
As teachers, we all want a way to make history a fun and engaging subject for our students.
Think back to a moment when you as a student sat in a social studies class and struggled to spit out a memorized date of an important event your teacher said would be integral to remember.
Think back to when you were a young child, trying to connect the numbered or letter dots to figure out what the mystery image would be.