Eckstein's Education Emporium

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By Eckstein's Education Emporium
Students will determine whether certain characteristics are a result of genetics or environment. Using the chart of character traits, students will categorize them as Nature or Nurture. On the back, students will describe ten traits about
Subjects:
Biology, Civics, Psychology
Grades:
11th, 12th
Types:
Activities, Handouts, Homework
$1.00
63
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By Eckstein's Education Emporium
Students will analyze propaganda posters from both Allied and Axis Powers during WW2. Focus questions are included as the activity.
Subjects:
Social Studies - History, U.S. History, World History
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Activities, Handouts, Homework
$2.00
30
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By Eckstein's Education Emporium
After reading each scenario, students will determine if the situation is an example of either operant or classical conditioning. Also, they will have to defend their choice by writing a complete sentence explanation.
Subjects:
Psychology
Grades:
10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Activities, Handouts, Homework
$1.00
26
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By Eckstein's Education Emporium
Students will read and respond to several different scenarios involving morals and ethics. The students will write what they believe is a viable solution to the scenarios on the attached two-column chart page.
Subjects:
Civics, Psychology
Grades:
11th, 12th
Types:
Activities, Handouts, Homework
$1.00
22
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By Eckstein's Education Emporium
In this activity, students will first write what they think are reasonable explanations for several social norms. Next they will explain why certain taboos topics exist in society. Finally, students will read and decipher obsolete laws that still
Subjects:
Civics, Psychology
Grades:
11th, 12th
Types:
Activities, Handouts, Homework
$1.25
22
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By Eckstein's Education Emporium
Students will examine the pros and cons of the US joining the League of Nations. Activities include analyzing political cartoons and arguing/agreeing with opinion statements.
Subjects:
Social Studies - History, U.S. History, World History
Grades:
9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Activities, Handouts, Homework
$1.00
20
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By Eckstein's Education Emporium
Students look at a list of things Genghis Khan and the Mongols did. From this, they will determine if Khan was an overall success or failure as a leader. This activity goes well with, but is not connected to, the "History vs. Genghis Khan" video
Subjects:
Social Studies - History, Ancient History, World History
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th
Types:
Worksheets, Activities, Handouts
$1.00
7
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By Eckstein's Education Emporium
This Powerpoint presentation includes 33 slides about different Native American regions. It focuses on the Eastern Woodlands, Plains, Southwest, Northwest Coast, and Far North regions. Each region has a focus on location and climate, major tribes of
Subjects:
Social Studies - History, Native Americans, U.S. History
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
PowerPoint Presentations, Interactive Whiteboard, Activboard Activities
$3.00
40
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By Eckstein's Education Emporium
After defining the terms cooperation, conflict, social exchange, coercion, and conformity, students will analyze several social interaction scenarios to determine their type. Finally, students will describe a time in their own life when they
Subjects:
Civics, Psychology
Grades:
11th, 12th
Types:
Activities, Handouts, Homework
$1.25
13
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By Eckstein's Education Emporium
Students will compare/contrast soldier experiences in both the Pacific and European theaters of WW2.
Subjects:
Social Studies - History, U.S. History, World History
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Activities, Handouts, Homework
$1.00
11
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By Eckstein's Education Emporium
In this packet, students will examine many of the human behaviors will call collective (Ex: rumors, urban legends, fads, mass hysteria, panic, propaganda). For the most part, students will be *For the Mass Hysteria piece, I let my class listen to
Subjects:
Civics, Psychology
Grades:
11th, 12th
Types:
Projects, Activities
$2.00
7
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By Eckstein's Education Emporium
In this activity, students will investigate the influence of song lyrics on social change. To start, students will choose one song from the examples and one song on their own. After researching the meaning behind the lyrics, students will use the
Subjects:
Civics, Music
Grades:
11th, 12th
Types:
Projects, Activities
$2.00
17
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By Eckstein's Education Emporium
Student will read the short account of Phineas Gage and how a freak railroad accident forever changed his behavior. *Along with the story are the focus questions which should be cut into a 1/2 sheet.
Subjects:
Anatomy, Psychology
Grades:
11th, 12th
Types:
Activities, Handouts
$1.00
6
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By Eckstein's Education Emporium
Students will "decode" the Zimmerman note and answer follow up questions about its content.
Subjects:
Social Studies - History, U.S. History, World History
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Activities, Handouts, Homework
$1.00
18
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By Eckstein's Education Emporium
In this activity, students will examine how organized sports influence our society. Also, students will analyze specific cases where professional and collegiate sports sometimes lead to negative issues. (Ex: Offensive mascots and the death of
Subjects:
Civics, Psychology
Grades:
11th, 12th
Types:
Activities, Handouts, Homework
$1.50
6
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By Eckstein's Education Emporium
Students will create/analyze graphs and answer focus questions related to the topic of overpopulation. *This document also includes a "Chinese Overpopulation: Political Cartoon Analysis" activity.
Subjects:
Social Studies - History, Geography
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Activities, Handouts, Homework
$2.00
9
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By Eckstein's Education Emporium
This activity includes a detailed timeline describing the events of the Rodney King case and subsequent LA riots. This activity also brings to light the issue of "mob mentality" and how it played a factor in this case. *After reading the timeline
Subjects:
Civics, Psychology
Grades:
11th, 12th
Types:
Activities, Handouts
$1.00
13
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By Eckstein's Education Emporium
Students will try to budget their salary to pay for items that determine as "needs or wants" during the Great Depression. Students may work in pairs and use calculators. Usually I have the class go through the items as a group and they determine
Subjects:
Social Studies - History, U.S. History
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Activities, Handouts
$1.00
17
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By Eckstein's Education Emporium
Students will use this outline to research and report on different known phobias. Students will use outside sources to determine causes, warning signs, characteristics, and potential cures of the phobias. *In my Psychology class, would
Subjects:
Psychology
Grades:
11th, 12th
Types:
Projects, Activities
$1.00
8
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By Eckstein's Education Emporium
This packet includes several activities and readings related to the experiments and findings of Jean Piaget. *Can be used a supplemental introduction or culminating activity for Piaget's work.
Subjects:
Psychology
Grades:
11th, 12th
Types:
Activities, Handouts
$1.50
15
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TEACHING EXPERIENCE

I have been teaching Social Studies for over 15 years both in Houston, TX and Louisville, KY.

MY TEACHING STYLE

I use many different forms of media including primary source reading, photo analysis, written response, graph/chart building, various forms of technology, etc.

HONORS/AWARDS/SHINING TEACHER MOMENT

2013 - Teacher of the Year (Northbrook High School - Houston, TX) 2009 - $25,000 winner of the POWER to LEARN technology grant

MY OWN EDUCATIONAL HISTORY

Bachelor of Science (Social Studies Ed.) - Indiana State University Masters in Teacher Leadership - University of the Cumberlands

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