Come with me to genius hour last week. Here is the scenario I came upon. Two students and two computers – one working on an iMovie, one looking up information. On the iMovie, they were adding slides that asked interesting questions about Camaros. When I arrived, the question on the iMovie screen was: What is… Read more A Need for Researcher’s Workshop
Here’s my report back after a few days of history class where students OWNED this standard: Understand the role of individuals and groups within a society as promoters of change or the status quo. Understand that specific individuals and the values those individuals held had an impact on history. Understand significant events and people, including… Read more Agents of Change vs. Status Quo
Yesterday we started a history unit where I “put the standard out there for the kids to OWN,” as Michelle commented on yesterday’s blog post. Here is the standard: Understand the role of individuals and groups within a society as promoters of change or the status quo. Understand that specific individuals and the values those… Read more Day 2 – Promoters of Change or the Status Quo
The 8th graders read the accounts of former slaves and made Glogster posters to introduce them to you! Click on the pictures to read more about them.