What was the hardest part about your first few weeks at your current school? What do you wish your supervisor had told you/showed you?
6-12 Social Studies Teachers!
What are your thoughts on homework? How much homework do you assign each night? I find my middle schoolers either don’t do the homework or copy classmates.
I need some classroom management ideas for middle school kiddos. I've tried everything in my bag of tricks and my students are constantly off task and disruptive.
What lessons are you looking forward to teaching the most this year? I always look forward to teaching the 60s and the Civil Rights movement
What are some of your favorite historical fiction books you've incorporated into your lessons? I love The Book Thief!
Hi everyone! I’ve been asked to write curriculum for the new New York Global course. Anyone have any resources that they found to be amazing?
Anyone have any good resources that help you teach study skills to middle schoolers? Teach/model/practice type things. Thanks!
I need good resources, ideas or projects to help teach the Ancient Civilizations of India, China, Mesopotamia and Egypt
I would love to start teaching and learning outside the classroom walls. I would like to start working with middle school U.S. SS classes in other parts of the US. I'm in NJ, let me know if interested
Took content knowledge praxis for the 4th time today and missed by 2 points for NJ standard. Does anyone have any study tips? I want to give up but I don’t. It’s just very frustrating! Help please!
I teach U.S. History/Gov., OK History, World History, & Economics in high school. What are some of your favorite teaching strategies that help make your subjects area more enjoyable and engaging?
Does anyone on here teach a high school minority studies class? Do you teach according to US History chronologically or do you teach it with each group having their own unit?
What should incoming high school freshman be able to do? For example, write complete sentences, construct essays, etc. I’m a social studies teacher and my students each year are getting lower & lower.