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 … Continue Reading Big History: The Christmas Truce of 1914
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“History is philosophy teaching by examples.” That quote is attributed to the great Athenian general and historian, Thucydides. We all know the old saying, “those who do not know history … Continue Reading Is History Dead in Your Classroom?
The power of a well-planned field trip is immeasurable. While difficult to find that thin line between fun, interesting, and worth-while, when that line is found it can reap huge … Continue Reading The Power of the First Field Trip
“Education is understanding relationships.” Who of you had a teacher that made all the difference in the world for you? Most successful people had a teacher in their life that … Continue Reading Don’t Ever Give Me One Grade Level: The Case for the Multi-Grade Classroom