Again, I will turn to my Holocaust Lit class. We read the two-volume novel Maus, by Art Spiegelman. We discuss metalepsis, and it can be somewhat of a challenge to explain, but with the help of Dr. Michael Schuldiner’s paper, and a…"
"Needing something different to fill that final week after the seniors graduated, I shared the Thomas Jefferson document from the PowerPoint with my students…
Having “the real thing” is something that attracts a growing number of students. For as…"
I can relate to Lisa’s kinesthetic learners! I hold many group lessons and project based assessment assignments. Shakespeare plays are meant to be seen…"
There are so many choices students have at this site. Key word: CREATE! Though we didn’t have as much time to incorporate its use, I certainly hope to do so next year. Our students are mostly made up of seniors who are using their time…"
My students and I agreed that these sights were much better places to access documents. It was far easier to browse and the resources here were plentiful! I am especially looking forward to looking at the Our Documents Teacher Sourcebook in…"
Educators at the high school level are no longer “a sage on the stage, but a guide at the side.” Based on what students are into, incorporating that smartphone/iTouch/iPad as part of an activity is a great way to springboard into a…"
Let's talk about this experience. What did we find helpful? What was difficult?
The PowerPoint was very helpful, and I am so appreciative to have access to this and all the tools this class has provided. They make my job so much easier…"
"Where to begin! The video Democracy Starts Here is a great place to visit when introducing students to the National Archives and her documents. Ken Burns tells us, “It’s who we are read back to us.” And another formidable quote, “The power comes…"
1) How many facilities are there in the National Archives system?
After a variety of reports from the photographs (17 regional facilities) and colleagues, I searched NARA and found a “Locations Nationwide” page on NARA’s website…"
My name is Anna Marie Swoffer. I am a high school History & Literature teacher (circa 1989). I was born and raised in Detroit, Michigan (16 mile), moved to California to attend school (because I didn’t like the cold) at the University…"
Waiting for "approval" to post my bio. Also wanted to let you know that email will probably be the venue for my journal, unless there is an easier/more preferred way for you and Robyn to access it. Will an attachment once a week be the…"