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Advice Needed On U.S. History/Social Justice Course Focus
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I only have 13 weeks to teach U.S. History to over-aged and under-credited high school students in an inner city setting.  This will be my third year teaching this course and this year I wanted to…Continue

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Started this discussion. Last reply by ron_peck Jul 24, 2011.

 

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ron_peck replied to Michael Grzelak's discussion Advice Needed On U.S. History/Social Justice Course Focus
"Michael, What time frame in U.S. History are you teaching? You're going to want to focus on a few units with a lot of depth to bring the concepts into focus for your students. Bring it back to their own lives and experiences and have them…"
Jul 24, 2011
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"Hey Michael, Glad you made it to the SSChat Ning. I'm looking forward to sharing ideas and resources with you. I hope you can join us on occasion for our weekly chats on Twitter Mondays @7pm est. "
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Michael Grzelak replied to Jennifer Dunnaway's discussion Classroom Website? New Websites?
"Hello Jennifer,   If you want a social media site that I would continue exploring edmodo, but if you want to create a website that is more traditional, check out Google Sites.  I use Google Sites for our school's website.  I…"
Jul 23, 2011
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Advice Needed On U.S. History/Social Justice Course Focus

I only have 13 weeks to teach U.S. History to over-aged and under-credited high school students in an inner city setting.  This will be my third year teaching this course and this year I wanted to change things up.  Instead of just reducing the amount of material and focusing on limited content in U.S. History, I want to create a solid social justice curriculum centered in U.S. History.  I am a history lover and have thousands of ideas about topics to focus on, but 13 weeks is still not a lot…See More
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Antioch Diploma Plus High School, Baltimore, MD
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High School U.S. History & World History teacher who works with over-aged and under-credited inner city students in Baltimore, MD. A huge fan of technology use in the classroom and constantly exploring web 2.0 tools.
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At 12:39am on July 24, 2011, ron_peck said…

Hey Michael,

Glad you made it to the SSChat Ning. I'm looking forward to sharing ideas and resources with you. I hope you can join us on occasion for our weekly chats on Twitter Mondays @7pm est. 

At 10:08pm on July 23, 2011, Angela Cunningham said…
Welcome to the NING! I hope that you can find useful resources here! Please let me know if you have any questions.
 
 
 

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