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What are you doing differently for next year?
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I'd like to know what you are doing differently next year. Here is what I am working on:I am changing the amount and depth of my homework. I currently ask critical thinking questions for each section…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Jenna Gormley Feb 15, 2013.

Vietnam War Resources
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I am looking for resources on Vietnam. I am looking for a 10 minute overview youtube piece in particular. (I know, trying to summarize Vietnam in 10 minutes - not an easy task.) Any help would be…Continue

Tags: resources, war, us history, vietnam

Started this discussion. Last reply by ron_peck Dec 16, 2011.

 

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Jenna Gormley replied to Chris Potter's discussion What are you doing differently for next year?
"curious how this worked out...  How are you listing your learning targets when there are multiple learning targets for a "unit"- like events leading up to civil war?"
Feb 15, 2013
ron_peck replied to Chris Potter's discussion Vietnam War Resources
"I'm just now unwrapping these resources as I plan my units for the new year. Thank you!"
Dec 16, 2011
Kristi Barber replied to Chris Potter's discussion What are you doing differently for next year?
"Thanks Ken. I had signed up for epals in 2009 and never took the time to dive right into it. I am going to revisit the site this year. I just read your post about what you are going to do differently it sounds much like my plan (although I…"
Aug 13, 2011
James Charest replied to Chris Potter's discussion What are you doing differently for next year?
"I haven't done the tiers for HW, but I've done it for projects before.  I've set it up like a pyramid, and different tasks on the pyramid were worth different points, and by the end of the project, they needed to have a certain…"
Aug 13, 2011
James Charest replied to Chris Potter's discussion What are you doing differently for next year?
"I'm going to experiment with blogging this year as well.  How is posterous, and what are it's benefits?"
Aug 13, 2011
James Charest replied to Chris Potter's discussion What are you doing differently for next year?
"I LOVE the choices program.  I haven't used it for freshmen yet, but I might use it with my honors students to see how they handle it.  At the very least, I'll use some of the resources from it.  I lucked out, since my…"
Aug 13, 2011
Ken Uhde replied to Chris Potter's discussion What are you doing differently for next year?
"I'm starting in a new environment with an unfamiliar level so this question has been on my mind a lot lately.    1. I am going to be using Interactive Notebooks that will be given a grade each week. No matter what student…"
Aug 13, 2011
Ken Uhde replied to Chris Potter's discussion What are you doing differently for next year?
"You may have already heard of it, but epals.com is a great electronic open pal site connected to thousands of schools world wide"
Aug 13, 2011
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Aug 11, 2011
Melissa Baumbach replied to Chris Potter's discussion What are you doing differently for next year?
"I too am trying interactive notebooks (thanks for all the insight everyone!) I'm trying to figure out how to focus on content without my students losing the quality of work - I find that if I push content, they don't always turn in…"
Aug 8, 2011
Brian Michael Peoples replied to Chris Potter's discussion What are you doing differently for next year?
"Less emphasis on the textbook's structuring of events in American history. We use Enduring Vision for APUSH and while I like its depth, sometimes it gets pretty tough for many students to keep up. Hippocampus.com has impressed me as an online…"
Aug 6, 2011
Heidi Renk replied to Chris Potter's discussion What are you doing differently for next year?
"I've seen this type of tiered instruction before.  Some of the lessons I have seen allow students to opt out of the more difficult assignments, but they have to do extra assignments from the other columns."
Aug 2, 2011
Diana Laufenberg replied to Chris Potter's discussion What are you doing differently for next year?
"I am going to be working on transitioning my 2nd semester senior Globalization class to being a blended learning environment that would meet f2f 2x/week instead of the traditional 4x/wk."
Aug 2, 2011
Chris Potter replied to Chris Potter's discussion What are you doing differently for next year?
"Here is my US homework revamp: Any suggestions would be greatly appreciated. https://docs.google.com/document/d/176PNYWJx8rUl18Ym5vIP8n6OmCqpNnAAsZlXWU2RYGU/edit?hl=en_US"
Aug 1, 2011
Kelly Stiles replied to Chris Potter's discussion Constitution in practice in the group US History Educators
"This is an amazing resource! I love the short clips for the Bill of Rights as well. Thanks for sharing on the ning as well as Twitter."
Jul 14, 2011
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Jul 14, 2011

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Gananda Central School District
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I have been a History teacher for 10+ years. I have taught just about everything at the high school level. I am always looking to share resources. Let me know if I can help.
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