Education, like any other field, is big business. Companies involved with education love to come up with focal points every year so they can sell more stuff. It’s kind of … Continue Reading A Growth Mindset Continuum
My major lessons for this school year for Junior High Ancient History. These are lessons that are hopefully so good that you could sell a ticket for them! The theory … Continue Reading Ancient History Plans – A Storyteller’s Dream
Last year I went to DisneyWorld. I could not believe the long lines for rides. While some of the lines were definitely not worth the wait (Haunted Mansion I’m looking … Continue Reading From Definitive to Confident in the Classroom
Teaching is not rocket science, nor is pretty much anything else in life. I read a book years ago where the authors explained some of the most complicated ideas, inventions, … Continue Reading What My 88-Year-Old Grandma Taught Me about Teaching (and Life)
In. this video, I analyze the benefits of learning content in-depth vs. surface learning. Enjoy! Feel free to share any thoughts in the comments below.
Why is the teaching of history, government, civics, and our constitution so important in our WELS schools?
If Teach Like a Pirate is not on your summer reading, you are missing out!
Boys don’t need dads that are there, they need dads that are “there.”
How many hands-on learning activities have you engaged your students in this week? This is a great visual for all you history teachers out there!
I am currently enjoying reading this book. It takes a look at how national education policy has killed the love of reading for students across the country. It takes a … Continue Reading Reading List: Readicide