"EDSITEment from the National Endowment for the Humanities has a Constitution Day minsite which contains over 33 lesson and vetted websites to help you teach the history, structure and meaning of the…"
"First of all, congratulations on your new teaching job! It's going to be a time that you never forget, and something that you will want to end FAST so that next year you can incorporate all your new ideas.
Here is what I do with rules and…"
"Hi Michael and welcome to teaching! I use something from a training called "Capturing Kids Hearts" to establish some of the guidelines for my class - in terms of behavior only. I set the procedures - like where to turn in the…"
"The way that I am going to start this year is just with a discussion of why we have rules/laws, what are the consequences of a lawless society? We will have a discussion of what rules they have had in previous classes. They will give ideas for rules…"
Hi all, I'm going to be a new teacher in about 2.5 weeks, and I'm getting ready to hit the ground running once school starts. I do believe in teachers and students determining classroom rules and procedures together in order to increase student buy-in and to develop positive relationships. However, I've never had the opportunity to collaborate with students in making classroom rules and procedures. I have a few questions for those who have experience doing so and for those who are infinitely…See More
Place where middle school teachers can share lessons, questions, tools, books, or really anything. Also a place to start dialogue with high school teachers to alleviate transitional issues between middle school and high school.
"Welcome to the Social Studies Chat ning!
Thanks for joining us. We post links to our twitter chat which are full of great resources. Also you can join a group and ask questions there. This group is very helpful and should be…"
Thanks for joining us. We post links to our twitter chat which are full of great resources. Also you can join a group and ask questions there. This group is very helpful and should be able to answer any question you need. Also we are very active on twitter. We chat once a week (Mon 7pm EST) on different topics. If you need anything don't hesitate to ask! We're glad you are here!