Social Networking, Media, Pop Culture, Internet Culture, and Technology in the Social Studies Classroom
If you are a teacher, you have to watch this. If you have school age children, you have to watch this. And if you know a teacher….make them watch this. I plan on showing this at staff development for our new school year.
If you need some motivation while you’re grading and lesson planning this weekend.
I am taking a summer class and we had to make a foldable for social studies. (This is 4th grade in Ohio). Just thought I would share it.
Great Social Studies project for younger grades, elementary and middle school, as well as for English as Second Language (ESL) or English Language Learners (ELL) students!
How can we get our students to be better social justice advocates? What can we do within our own classrooms and schools to teach them about social justice, activism, and being advocates for their peers?
Friedrich Wilhelm von Steuben. Revolutionized Washington’s continental army. He didn’t know too much English, so he often swore at his troops in a mixture of French and German. When that didn’t work, he often called for his translator “Over here! Swear at him for me!”
A very awesome man, very close to my heart.
Here’s a connection to modern pop culture! You know that scene in “Ferris Bueller’s Day Off” where Ferris sings on a parade float?
Well, that parade is the Von Steuben Day parade in Chicago, named after ^this^ guy!
It should also be noted that Von Steuben, arguably the reason the Continental Army was able to win the Revolutionary War, was gay.