I have been teaching in for 18 years. I am currently a grade 7 Social Studies teacher in western Mass where I have been teaching for 13 years. My work has spanned academic disciplines and school settings. My biggest interest is in youth activism
I believe in empowering students to become self-reliant learners. My teaching style tends to encourage cooperative learning and higher order thinking skills.
Teacher of the Year award, published author, and curriculum writer for various publications such as the NY Times Learning Network. Author of The Pirates of Cologne based on the Edelweiss Pirates, German youth who fought against the Nazi Youth and joined the Resistance. https://www.amazon.com/Pirates-Cologne-Dinah-R-Mack/dp/1945473304
BA in Anthropology and Comparative Religion MA in Cultural Anthropology and Education
Go to my wesbite www.youthactivism101.com for more resources on teaching students to be engaged and empowered.