I used the "QR Treasure Hunt" found at http://classtools.net/QR/create.php to create a review for my students. Entering the data is pretty easy and the directions are well written on the page. However, I added a twist by creating a clue on where the next QR code could be found.
Example: Which freedom IS NOT included in the 1st Amendment-press, speech, religion, bear arms, assembly, or petition? Next question just…Continue
Added by Amanda Ballard on April 2, 2012 at 10:07pm — No Comments
For those that were not able to attend, and for those that did, here is the presentation that I used at NCSS this year. Please feel free to use as you like, tweak, or trash. The tools are free, the strategies that I showcased using these tools can be found embedded in all TCI resource programs. Learn more about them and try them out free today at www.teachtci.com.
Here's the link to the presentation:…Continue
Added by Brian Thomas on December 6, 2011 at 8:30am — No Comments
This is a link to an outstanding article on what should be emphasized in education today by high schools by retired Lockheed Martin Chairman and CEO Norm Augustine.
Take a few minutes and enjoy. It will make your day!!!
Added by Lawrence Burns on November 29, 2011 at 7:30pm — No Comments
Today in Humanities we did the following:
Jigsaw of 3 timelines: Classical China, Classical India, Ancient Greece/Rome:
1st activity: (15 mins) Stus copied their section using colorful markers and create an attractive section of the timeline. Pictures were opitional. Once pics were done stus wondered around the room until they found their respective groups and taped their pages together. Tomorrow they will pin them up to the wall.
2nd activity: (30 mins) Stus were given random…
Added by Joe Jacquot on November 28, 2011 at 8:51pm — No Comments
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Added by John Marr on October 10, 2011 at 5:40pm — No Comments
Wow - I can't believe the first week of school is over already, and I'm really thrilled with everything my classes accomplished this week. On Monday, I had the students participate in a roundabout that answered 7-8 questions about the class using primary sources from…Continue
Added by Ken Uhde on July 25, 2011 at 8:36pm — No Comments
Many teachers who are familiar with TCI strategies or lessons know how important the Multiple Intelligence theory by Howard Gardner is. We created a multiple intelligence test for our trainings and methods book. While there are MI tests out there online, none are quite kid-friendly like the one we use. I've looked for a web tool to create one, but found that none really allow me to create it the way I'd like. I created a Google doc spreadsheet though that will do the trick. You can…Continue
I have been trying all summer to write an end of year reflection but kept getting stuck! I had an epiphany tonight & finally was able to put that year into some type of organized reflection. While not the most traditional of reflections for now this is what I've got, & just wanted to share :)
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Added by Beth Sanders on July 2, 2011 at 1:31am — No Comments
Young American Heroes: True Stories of Young People in U.S. History
Young American Heroes tells stories of ordinary young people who have done extraordinary things in American history. The Young American Heroes web site enables those who visit the site to do more than simply take in…
Added by Joe Phelan on June 27, 2011 at 11:24am — No Comments
Added by Brian Thomas on June 7, 2011 at 8:30am — No Comments
After reading Daniel Pink’s book Drive I began to think about the idea behind companies that allow workers to direct their own work on specific days, pursuing whatever projects interest them. Couple those insights about the power of autonomy with the persistent, nagging acknowledgment that there is simply too much history that I want to include in my limited course time. The result was what I called “Free Friday.”
I gave students a class period to research anything in history…Continue
I've been contemplating changes to my summer assignment for AP US but I'm not sure if it's a good idea. I typically focus on content coverage, having the students read the early chapters of the textbook and an outside book(s) such as Mayflower and/or…Continue