The Social Studies Digital Content List

Back-to-school time always reminds me of my first days teaching history. I used the curriculum from my textbook and supplemented it here-and-there. It did not make for engaging instruction. Textbooks are static, dated, and give learners one perspective. I constantly searched for supplemental content in addition to making some of my own.  Over time, I… Read More The Social Studies Digital Content List

Five Strategies for Using Video in the Classroom

Strategy 1: Never Project to the Whole Class Student devices and simple strategies render whole-class video projection obsolete. When students view video individually, they can watch at their own pace by pausing and rewinding. They can be assessed and engaged at their own pace. A video projected to the whole class lives in the recesses… Read More Five Strategies for Using Video in the Classroom