Tag: Lord of Life Lutheran School

Ancient History Lesson – Macedonian Army Advancements

A look inside our ancient history class.  We have just begun the study of the rise Alexander the Great.  We began with the assassination of his father, Phillip.  Through Phillip and Alexander, the Macedonian army was able to make major advancements that allowed them…

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…

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.

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…

American History Plans

I am so excited for the upcoming school year, and the content I will be teaching for American History II.  Our complete focus will be on the time period from World War I through World War II.  It is going to be incredible! A…

A Devotion: Samson and God’s Mercy

Bible reference is Judges 15.  God showers us with His mercy, and never forgets his faithful servants.

In the Heart of Harvey: Destruction Creates Hope

As of the last measurement, Friendswood, Texas has received 49.23 inches of rain during the deluge of Hurricane Harvey.  As many of your are aware, this has caused massive flooding in the Friendswood area and throughout Houston.  The creeks, our natural drainage system in…

Creativity = Growth

The latest ad I’m working on promoting the importance of creativity in education.  A great read on this topic is Dr. Ken Robinson.  You can check out his passionate TED talk on the subject on YouTube. Creativity Ad

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