Eckstein's Education Emporium

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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
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Students will analyze propaganda posters from both Allied and Axis Powers during WW2. Focus questions are included as the activity.
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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
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This activity includes a basic Louisiana Purchase coloring map and a Lewis and Clark reading with questions. *Textbook pages should be changed to reflect the Lewis and Clark sections within your own textbook.
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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.
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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.
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Students investigate the TIME magazine article declaring Adolf Hitler "Man of the Year" in 1939. Questions for students to focus on: 1. Based on this article, why did TIME admire Adolf Hitler? 2. How did the predictions of some "Britons" and
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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
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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.
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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
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Students will "decode" the Zimmerman note and answer follow up questions about its content.
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Students will investigate the numerous causes of the global Great Depression. Students will discuss how these individual factors combined to cause the Depression era.
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Students will complete a 13 colonies map which includes correctly labeling locations and writing informational sentences.
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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.
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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.
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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
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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
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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
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1. Students will define several cultural terms. 2. Students will answer a focus question about that term. 3. Students will draw a picture or symbol that they feel represents that term. 4. Students will then write a brief explanation of why they
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Students will compare/contrast soldier experiences in both the Pacific and European theaters of WW2.
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TEACHING EXPERIENCE

I have been teaching Social Studies for 8 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

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

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