Kindergarten Guest Post

I am so excited to connect with Jaclyn – she has great ideas for Social Studies instruction in Kindergarten! Hello! My name is Jaclyn Amato

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Making Modifications for ELLs

Differentiation for English Language Learners in the Social Studies classroom can be challenging! Many teachers are struggling with how to make modifications on their assignments

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Countdown to STAAR

I was fortunate enough to work with an 8th grade team recently planning a two week STAAR review.  After analyzing data from the STAAR and

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Writing Your Own DBQ

     Most Secondary Social Studies teachers recognize the importance of using Document Based Questions in their classroom – however writing an entire DBQ can

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Prop Box Play

Are you looking for a fun activity to teach new content or even to use as a review? Why not try a Prop Box Play?

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Gallery Walks

Gallery Walks are not new, but they are a great way to engage your students.  They work best when you have a small piece of

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