Some topics in school are ones that students learn about over multiple years. Additionally, some topics begin in elementary school and continue all the way to high school. Teaching about the US government is one of those topics! Therefore, it is so important to make your lessons stand out. When this … [Read more...] about Teaching US Government through Boom Lessons
I am thankful my husband and I just got our covid shot as I am planning my bureaucracy project. We feel thankful since we have been both in person since September with numerous covid exposures. 😷 When the sickness is over.... My son's Ben (4) and Finn (2) have extensive "when the sickness is … [Read more...] about Bureaucracy Project Better Because of Covid
Happy March🍀 The countdown until spring and summer is on! March Madness clearly means different things to different people. For some, it’s a very exciting time of year full of buzzer-beaters and celebrations. For teachers? Well, let’s just say there’s plenty happening that’s driving us mad 😤 Here … [Read more...] about Social Studies Documentaries
We are all trying our best to increase engagement via distance learning. I recently went to a conference on Teaching Distance Learning and listened to an amazing presenter Emma Pass. Emma shared some engaging strategies that I literally used the next day in my classroom and some I modified and … [Read more...] about Increase Engagement during Distance Learning
I don't know about you but Thursday 1/7/21 was the longest teaching day of my teaching career! I was running on adrenaline, lack of sleep, and I modified that lesson more times than I'd like to admit! I changed my lesson from impeachment to a lesson to help my students process the events happening … [Read more...] about The longest day of my teaching career!
Every teacher wants students to enjoy their time in the classroom. School becomes a home away from home with students spending so much time there. It is important to make the most out of every minute to ensure students are engaged, excited, and eager to learn. Boom Learning Task Cards for Social … [Read more...] about Boom Learning for Social Studies