Parents, be a partner instead of a prosecutor And parents, you know, it’s OK...– What teachers really want to tell parents. (via mb24jg)
19 Maps That Will Help You Put the U.S. in... →
diaryofafyt: Map projection and distortion are very real - my 6th graders and I had fun exploring both concepts.
charlie-says-sloth: 10 Things You Didn’t Know About Rosa Parks littlemissmutant: aninvisibleman: 1. Parks had been thrown off the bus a decade earlier by the same bus driver — for refusing to pay in the front and go around to the back to board. She had avoided that driver’s bus for twelve years because she knew well the risks of angering drivers, all of whom were white and carried...
Geography Mapping Resource & Game →
diaryofafyt: Great resource and fun to play!
Formative Assessment is easier than you think →
classroomcollective: This is a link with quick, easy ideas to see how your students learning is going. This way you can figure out what they are not understanding and go back to teach it again.
Movie clips for your lesson plans... Features I... →
Our journey is not complete until our wives, our mothers, and daughters can earn...– President Obama, second inaugural address (via barackobama)
We, the people, declare today that the most evident of truths – that all of us...– President Obama (via apsies)
Rosa Parks statue to be added to the US Capitol →
secrethistoriesproject: Exciting news — a statue of Rosa Parks is to be placed in the Statuary Hall at the US Capitol Building! At some point I’m going to do a Secret History about Rosa Parks the anti-rape activist, investigator of sexual assaults and respected NAACP leader — she’s so much more interesting than the Rosa-Parks-was-a-tired-old-lady-who-sat-down-on-the-bus narrative I heard at...
I am mortified to be told that, in the United States of America, the sale of a...– Thomas Jefferson, 1814. The book in question was: La Création du Monde, ou, Système d’organisation primitive by Regnault de Bécourt Learn more abotu this letter, the book, and the context here. (via foundingfatherfest)