Tag: education

The True Effect of the Coronavirus on the Classroom

A teacher’s perspective on the true effect that meeting virtually has on teaching.  

Bringing History to Life: Battle of 300

With just a little documented sources to use for the battle of Thermopylae, I chose a little bit of a Hollywood version for the students to enjoy. Of course we compared it to actual quotes of Herodotus.

The Thundering Herd

4-5th grade oil pastel buffalo celebrating the animal that so many Native American tribes hunted not for sport but survival. We spent a few days discovering the various ways they would use EVERY part of the animal. Next week a guest speaker who is…

What is the Purpose of the First Day of School?

And what does it have to do with DisneyWorld, the happiest place on earth? Check out the video on YouTube! What is the Purpose of the First Day of School?

What My 88-Year-Old Grandma Taught Me about Teaching (and Life)

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, and concepts using only the the 500 most common words in the English language. …

Bring Your History and Science to 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.

Do We Allow Our Students to Figure it Out?

Teach with Passion

Connecting God’s Word to Novel Reading

In my current Literature I and Literature II classes. we are reading the novels, Summer of Riley and The Last Book in the Universe.  Both of these novels focus on the sacrifice of the main character. To introduce the climax of both novels, we examined the sacrifice…

Reaching All Learners

Election Day 2018: Our Calling to the Next Generation

Why is the teaching of history, government, civics, and our constitution so important in our WELS schools?  

Big History: The Christmas Truce of 1914

We are one month into our study of World War I in American History.  We culminated our first month of study with our lesson on the famous Christmas Truce of 1914. This lesson was so much fun!  The video is of the brief, 6-minute…

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