Using Technology to Teach a History Lesson

Using Technology to Teach a History Lesson

We all know that history class hasn’t always been a student favorite. With lengthy lectures and tedious textbook chapters on people and events that may be difficult to relate to, some students are sent barreling into the land of Anywhere But Here. Boring writing...

Re-Living History: Performance Tasks and Social Studies

By Stephen Gibson The teaching of social studies, history foremost among them, has long been assailed as little more than a forced memorization of a grand compendium of dates, places, and figures. The saga of “how our parents and grandparents learned/were taught” the...