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Do your students truly understand why they are taking a history class!? Why not teach them in a fun activity? Turn your students into historians as they dig through artifacts, analyze primary sources and read information about history. This lesson
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Could the Holocaust happen again? What are your responsibilities in a global society? This lesson has been newly redesigned to include two different engaging activities. In this first activity, students will learn about the Holocaust and genocide
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Challenge your students to apply the Bill of Rights in current issues, political cartoons, images and court cases with these Bill of Rights scenarios. This product will give you multiple scenarios to review and apply the Bill of Rights with your
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There are 8 defining characteristics of a civilization – teach them to your students in a way that engages and excites them! This lesson is designed to teach the 8 features of a civilization with a gallery walk. Students will begin the lesson with a
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Causes of the American Revolution Sequencing Activity Are you looking for an engaging way to review for an assessment? Try this lesson! This is an activity to review the events leading to the American Revolution. It is perfect for a formative
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Did Reconstruction accomplish it's goals? Were African Americans granted the rights given in the 13th, 14th, and 15th Amendments? In this activity students will examine the Reconstruction time period through primary source images, quotes and text.
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Discover the changes caused by the Industrial Revolution as students explore the essential question “What were the inventions that changed America?” through primary sources and background essays. Students will begin this lesson with a hook where
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SAVE YOUR VOICE on the first day of school and engage your students! For years I talked my way through my classroom rules and syllabus. By the end of the first day of school I was exhausted! Then I thought “Why am I doing all of the work? The kids
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This Social Studies Strategies for Success is a guide book full of engaging, purposeful teaching strategies that provide students a rich learning experience. You will be able to use this binder full of activities all year long! This strategy
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Are you looking for an engaging way to review for your Civil War unit? Try this lesson on the Events Leading to the Civil War! This is an activity to review the events leading to the Civil War. It is perfect for a formative assessment or a review
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This is an activity to review the events leading to the Texas Revolution and major events in the revolution. It is perfect for a formative assessment or a review activity prior to a test. Your ELL learners will benefit from activities such as this
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Geography is important! But do your kids think so? This is a great lesson to start off the year as you examine the topic “Why Study Geography?” This lesson begins by getting students out of their seat with a 4 Corner Debate. Your students will then
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This is a great activity to introduce Africa. Take your students on an African Safari! What makes Africa diverse? Students will explore this question as they take an imaginary safari around the great continent of Africa in the “African Safari”.
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Do your students truly understand why they are taking a history class? Why not teach them in a fun activity? Turn your students into historians as they dig through artifacts, analyze primary sources and read information about history. This lesson
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The movie Hidden Figures is a great way to teach about important Black History and the contributions of women to the NASA program. But, you don't want to have your students just watch the movie! Engage them with higher level thinking activities
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Africa has been left with a dark legacy from European Colonization. What are the current issues that face Africa today? In this activity, students explore 6 different issues that are impacting Africa by visiting stations and completing a folding
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Teach the geography of Texas in an exciting way - take your kids on an imaginary bus tour as they learn all about the Regions of Texas. Which is the best Texas region to live in? Students will explore this essential question as they take an
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Are your students struggling with vocabulary word after vocabulary word? Have you discovered that copying the word and definition from the back of the book really doesn’t work? These strategies are for you! You will receive 8 different vocabulary
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Try something different for the first day of school this year – introduce yourself through artifacts! Turn your students into historians as they dig through artifacts to discover the truth about a mysterious individual – their new teacher. This
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What lasting impact did the establishment of the Spanish missions have on Texas? Your students will explore this essential question in a reading and visual activity. Students will begin the activity by examining images associated with the Spanish
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TEACHING EXPERIENCE

For more than 23 years, I have brought my love of Social Studies to teachers and students. My journey includes a variety of roles – classroom teacher, instructional coach, curriculum coordinator, university professor, and professional development trainer. Working with middle school students has been one of the highlights of my career. After thirteen years in the classroom, I transitioned into the role of an instructional coach based on a high school campus. This window into other teachers’ classrooms motivated my inner calling to improve social studies instruction. I realized how important front line education is to changing the way students react to and learn from the important life lessons Socials Studies has to share. My next step was to central office. I served a district of over 55,000 students as a Social Studies Coordinator. My goal of improving Social Studies instruction increased as I worked with over 600 K-12 Social Studies teachers to implement transformative Social Studies education. In my current role,  I provide professional development, consulting services and resources to Social Studies teachers. I want every child to understand the importance of Social Studies in their life – and every teacher to have the tools to reach them.

MY TEACHING STYLE

I live and breathe Social Studies instruction. I have taught Social Studies to either students or teachers for over 22 years. I started out as a classroom teacher teaching both 7th grade Texas History and 8th grade US History. In 2006, I transitioned out of the classroom into the role of an Instructional Coach on a high school for a Social Studies department. Four years later I accepted the position as a Social Studies Coordinator for a school district in Texas. In addition to working with teachers in a school district, I teach a Methods of Teaching Social Studies class at the university level. I now travel the United States, training teachers in Social Studies methodology and sharing great ideas for Social Studies instruction.

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Who's Who Among Teachers Texas State Teacher of the Year

MY OWN EDUCATIONAL HISTORY

Undergraduate Degree from Stephen F. Austin State University Master's Degree from Texas A&M University

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