"I am going to try it this year with my middle school students. In the past I taught 7th and 8th grade, this year all 8th. Your percentages for students not returning homework is what I averaged also so I was hoping it improved with the flipped…"
"I know this is old and you have probably taught it but I thought I would lend my suggestions. We used the Mission US game last year (we had students create game resource sites for elementary students in the district, that included background…"
7th & 8th
US history from exploration to Reconstruction (7th) & 20th century to present (8th)
**Would love to debate, discuss current events, collaboratively discuss/analyze primary source documents, simultaneously…"
"I am completely burned out.....so much so I am hanging out here instead of checking my ustream channel for tomorrow's presidential smackdown, grading assignments, commenting on student's google docs, etc....I feel like I sprinted through…"
"I love this idea, every time I read about a company (like Google) providing this time for employees to pursue whatever they like, I wonder how I can incorporate it into my class. Thanks for the ideas. I have 7th and 8th graders, I think next year I…"
"This is my first year teaching 20th century history and unfortunately I am only up to the early 90s. Next year my pacing will improve. The students really wanted to do a unit on modern terrorism, but alas time time time is never on our side."
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.