Halls of History

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This exciting free-for-all game will bring the excitement of the Gold Rush to your classroom! Using a pair of dice, each group will try to gain as many pieces of gold as possible for 2 years. But be careful, robbers and crooks are around every
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This exciting free-for-all game will bring the harrowing experience of WWI Trench Warfare to your classroom! Using a pair of dice, each group will try to survive a trench warfare battle for 4 days. But be careful, lives are lost with a blink of an
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It is mandated by the state of Illinois to teach the state Constitution. Included are several graphic organizers, question sheets and even an editable full test! Several of the files have blanks for you to print or share and answer keys too! In this
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D-Day was a horrifying experience of WWII. Now you can try to bring this understanding to your classroom! Using a pair of dice, each group will try to survive the D-Day invasion. But be careful, lives are lost with a blink of an eye! The group with
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Don't have time to teach the major world religions? Let the students do all the work! They do most of the research and develop visuals to teach the class. This is a fun, collaborative project with at least 5 different products for each religion!
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This World Geography project is a student favorite! Students research where in the world they would go on a dream vacation. They research the sites, plan an itinerary, calculate prices using exchange rates, create a visual overview, and present
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Bonus Activity Now Included: An AIDS RAFT Writing Activity!! This is an updated WebQuest that explores the definitions, statistics, social issues, and other factors of one of the deadliest diseases of the last 30 years, HIV/AIDS. Students will be
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Looking for something fun to do at the end of the year in your history class? How about a race to see which group can finish the scavenger hunt first? I've used these for years at the end of the year or on a day where a bunch of students are
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This is #1 of my Sociology 4-Corners series. I have a #2 version here. This awesome activity will get your students out of their seats and participating in no time! 4-corners is an activity where you post a statement on your screen and students go
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Included are over 15 files to help you teach about the American Revolution. Projects, activities, chart sheets, and visuals for you to print, adapt, and enjoy with your students. I have included all the handouts, rubrics, and descriptions you
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New List for 2017 Updated!!! Every year CNN explores the globe in search of real-life heroes doing extraordinary things to help people. Every fall they have a big TV special dedicated to sharing the heroes’ stories and choosing a “Hero of the
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Over 30 Greece projects in one handout! This project gives students choices and a chance to use a variety of skill sets and presentation options. The projects are categorized by higher order thinking skills and time spent creating the projects. Many
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Are you studying landforms with your students? These activities are a great supplement to your introduction of landforms. Included in this file: * Landform Quizzes in which students must draw/sketch the landforms (one with specific landforms that
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What are you passionate about? How can you change the mind of others? Students will research a world issue that they are very interested in and decide how they will showcase that issue in a visually appealing video that is only 60-90 seconds long.
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With this project, students will use their creativity and have a lot of fun creating an American Revolution Battle Map. Included in this file is a description page with all the criteria needed for the map and a detailed rubric for grading the map.
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Want a fun, competitive, and engaging class? Included are 3 different scavenger hunts versions for small groups to compete against each other and to be the first to answer all the questions correctly. Most of the questions have to do with a variety
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Are prisons for punishment or rehabilitation? Or a mixture of both? If you were starting your own prison, how would you build it? What would it look like? What activities would you allow within your walls? My students love the crime and punishment
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This awesome activity will get your students out of their seats and participating in no time! 4-corners is an activity where you post a statement on your screen and students go to a corner with a sign that says: Agree, Strongly Agree, Disagree, or
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Students take my class because of this project. Students create a replica of a Wonder of the World! They conduct research, write a paper, and make their "Wonder" out of food, household products, and any other items they have around the house. All of
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Communism vs. Democracy! This exciting free-for-all game will bring the highly tense experience of the Cold War to your classroom! Using a pair of dice, each group will try to gain spy points to gain classified intelligence on the USSR. But be
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TEACHING EXPERIENCE

I have been teaching for 20 years. I teach or have taught U.S. History, World History, World Geography, Sociology, Civics, and Modern Issues. I am a technology leader in my school and like to push the envelop with various technologies in the classroom.

MY TEACHING STYLE

I love trying new lessons, projects, and technologies in my classes. I am innovative and love to get all of the students involved daily. I like to have fun and want my classes to enjoy learning.

HONORS/AWARDS/SHINING TEACHER MOMENT

I recently received the Award of Meritorious Service from my state board of education. I have presented several times at regional and statewide conferences dealing with technology in the classroom and history.

MY OWN EDUCATIONAL HISTORY

I hold a master's degree in instruction and classroom management and received my bachelor's degree from Monmouth College in Illinois.

ADDITIONAL BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION

I am interested in genealogy, technology, and travel.

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