Entries related to: history

Investigate U.S. History With Zoom In

As a U.S. History teacher at the middle-school level, I keep an eye out for resources, tools,...

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Finish the Year Strong By Analyzing Student Writing

 Setting aside time to discuss student writing can be hugely informative...and a lot of fun!

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The Coach's View: Immerse Your Students in Experiential Learning

 Make learning about WWI more engaging with a few adjustments in planning.

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Join the Theme Team: Making DBQ Work in Middle School

For me, DBQ has been the best way for me to blend my reading and writing instruction.  In the...

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Tch of the Week: Chicago Academy High School's Jessica Cipicchio

Jessica Cipicchio is a teacher whose optimism and dedication are hard to ignore.  You’ll see her...

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Student Historians: Inquiry-Based Learning in a Social Studies Class

“One of the big challenges today is that students are inundated with the ability to access...

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