Introducing Women as Changemakers Using Multimedia Text Sets

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On December 23, 1867, in Delta, Louisiana, Sara Breedlove was born, and she became a remarkable changemaker better known as Madam C.J. Walker. Her transformative contributions revolutionized African-American women’s hair care and cosmetic industries while establishing her as the first American woman to amass a million dollars. Modern-day changemakers such as Ketanji Brown Jackson and … read more »


Tech Tool of the Month: Do I Have a Right? – Part 2

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Part 1 of this blog introduced you to Do I Have a Right? and discussed applying the SAMR Model and the Triple E Framework to using it in your instruction. Today’s post offers detailed instructions for this tool and ideas for using it in the classroom. Do I Have a Right? : When you arrive … read more »


Tech Tool of the Month: Do I Have a Right? – Part 1

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iCivics’s Do I Have a Right? is an immersive role-playing experience designed to help students deepen their understanding of constitutional law. During the game, students assume the role of a lawyer establishing their own legal firm and get an opportunity to apply legal principles to real-life situations. Players delve into the intricacies of constitutional amendments … read more »


Embrace the Fun of Pretend to Be a Time Traveler Day

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Have you ever wondered what it would be like to have tea with Winston Churchill, debate philosophy with Socrates, or hurtle into the 23rd century to see if flying cars have become a reality? Pretend to Be a Time Traveler Day, celebrated annually on December 8, grants you a passport to explore these whimsical adventures. … read more »


3 Cool Tools for Read a New Book Month

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If you don’t like to read, you haven’t found the right book. J. K. Rowling Read a New Book Month (December) offers a great chance to increase students’ enthusiasm about reading. Let’s explore three cool tools you can use to help students choose a book that will fit their interests and suggest some ways they … read more »