"I had to make a wiki for a grad class this summer, so I used the debate idea. We had to incorporate tech, so there is a Google docs and Skype component... I like the idea of trying the debate through Skype. Let me know what you…"
"I have only taught APUSH once, but I covered the Civil Rights Movement, then the Vietnam War. While some students were confused by the overlapping presidential administrations, I still think it was a good move."
"Sprinting to the finish is how I feel. Add in state assessment tests at this time too, and I end up feeling lost, let alone them. I am leaning towards doing these two chronologically too. Just need to organize my…"
"What makes it worse, is I am always "sprinting to the finish" to get the students ready for the AP test by this time. One year I tried these topics chronologically, and another year I tried them thematically. Students…"
I started with a class website that has evolved into something I have put on the net for all social studies teachers.
It's free so check it out:
Please leave me some feedback if this is…"
"I have them grade each others sometimes too. Not sure if you would want to do this or not, but I had them submit their DBQs on GDocs and then they could comment right on the DBQ. Again, I did this after we had done a few together, and…"
"I think collaboration on analyzing the documents would be great. They could work together to come up with the key ideas/concepts/etc. for each document (maybe a group APPARTS for each doc). They could also work on coming up with a list…"
"We do a school wide move up day on one of the last days of school. It is similar to what you described, except we follow a complete school period schedule (47 minute classes). It is great for the incoming seventh graders, who get the…"
Hi all! I've put together this Google Doc where I am hoping other teachers will add links to their favorite videos used in class. U.S. History Videos Feel free to add links and categories to the doc. See More