"Hello, My name is Todd Heuston. I teach AP United States Government at South Anchorage High School. I am an Alaskan, born and raised, and a product of the Anchorage School District. I have been involved in civic education and law-related…"
"I went through the lessons of the period of the American Revolution. I focused on the documents concerning the Indian Nations vs Settlers on the American Frontier, 1786-88. I think the best part of this is the focus of the two perspectives. …"
"Hi Carol! I am really happy that I got myself caught up. Once I dug into the sources, and was not so intimidated by the arcane archiving system (Now it all makes sense!), it really opened up some new avenues. I am teaching AP US History next year…"
"This is the lesson that most "geeked" me. I have taught AP United States History for 10 years, and have known that this existed. I think for the whole reason I enjoyed this is for the whole reason why I shy away from using it in the past; it is…"
"A lot of the ideas I read on the discussion forum are very interesting. I am thinking that I might start the students out by trying to get them to understand "how" they classify items. The whole process of archiving really does model the human…"
"I begin by looking for Dorothea Dix materials....I started searching her name, then went on to metal health, then reform, etc. Using the advanced search seemed also fruitless. I switched topics to Paul Robeson, famous singer and activist in the…"
"I decided to look at a 19th century figure, Dorothea Dix. This had some challenges because not a lot of docs for this period are digitalized.
1) My Prologue article was from the Summer 2010, vol 42, No. 2 edition, entitled "The Records of St.…"
"I have read lots of Reagan's handwritten notes and it is funny that there are always at least one word that confuses me or I can't read. I have had a chance to visit the Reagan Library frequently over the last five years (It has a remarkable view!)…"
"I am starting using the Plan for the Treasury Building...If i was to show this to my students, I would want to deconstruct the drawing for what the picture actually denotes, but also what is the context. For instance, we see that the picture is an…"
"Now with the "Age of Zangle" most of my grades are archived in the "ether." I was listing the the things that I archive in my room. It is way more reminiscent of the closing scene from "Raiders of the Lost Ark" than actually an organized system. …"
"Hi! My name is Todd Heuston, I teach history and government classes at South Anchorage High School. I am also a product of amazing Social Studies teachers in the Anchorage School District while growing up, graduating from Chugiak High School.…"