Twins Who Teach

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Twins Who Teach
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We are twins who happen to teach not only in the same content area, but also the same classes. While not at the same school, we design and implement unique lessons to actively engage our students in Social Studies content!
 
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A quick activity to help students apply the various elements of culture. Students can use Google or their classmates' culture blogs (See Mapping the Story of a Culture lesson!) to find examples of culture terms such as folkways, taboos, and popular
Subjects:
Social Studies - History, Geography
Grades:
9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Internet Activities, Cultural Activities
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A great introduction to ArcGIS! In this activity, students complete a series of tasks within ArcGIS to map places they would like to travel. Students demonstrate their ability to manipulate ArcGIS tools, as well as provide insight into their own
Subjects:
Geography
Grades:
9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Activities, Minilessons
CCSS:
RH.11-12.7
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In a time when civilizations came and went, it was important once you gained power to maintain it. However, in 2017 CE, the true test is not whether a civilization will last...spoiler, it won’t… but whether it should be remembered as the greatest
Subjects:
Social Studies - History, Ancient History, World History
Grades:
9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Lesson Plans (Individual), Research, Projects
CCSS:
RH.11-12.7
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Culture varies greatly throughout the world. In order to better understand how cultures differ, as well as how maps can inform students and others about the world, students will create a travel blog using Esri's Story Maps website. Perfect if you
Subjects:
Social Studies - History, Geography
Grades:
9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Projects, Internet Activities, Cultural Activities
CCSS:
CCRA.W.4
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Vary rarely in history classes do students get the opportunity to study events from the era when they were alive. This project will give students the opportunity to become an expert on an event that occurred in your lifetime. Students will choose
Subjects:
Social Studies - History, U.S. History, World History
Grades:
9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Lesson Plans (Individual), Projects, Multimedia
CCSS:
RH.11-12.7
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Instead of lecturing on all of WWII try a more engaging and critical thinking approach! In this project students will be researching an aspect of World War II to contribute to their class’ overview of the conflict. Each student or group will
Subjects:
Social Studies - History, U.S. History, World History
Grades:
9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Lesson Plans (Individual), Projects, Internet Activities
CCSS:
RH.11-12.1
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Looking for a straightforward way to take your students through a DBQ? This PPT is only 8 steps! It covers the planning phase as well as breaks down the key steps in the writing portion. Give you students any of the DBQs found on the A.P. College
Subjects:
World History, Other (Social Studies - History)
Grades:
9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Test Prep, DBQs
CCSS:
RH.11-12.2
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TEACHING EXPERIENCE

Alyssa currently teaches Human Geography and Advanced Placement World History at Waconia High School, in Waconia, Minnesota. She has been teaching Social Studies since 2010 and in that time have taught U.S. History, Economics, Government, World History, and Midwest Studies at Northstar Public School in Cando, North Dakota, as well as Economics as South View Middle School in Edina, Minnesota. Brittany has been teaching at Big Lake High School in Big Lake, Minnesota since 2010. She has taught Economics, Current Issues, World Geography and World History.

MY TEACHING STYLE

Our teaching style includes a wide range of methods. The goal of each of our lessons is to engage students with the content in a unique and meaningful way.

HONORS/AWARDS/SHINING TEACHER MOMENT

Alyssa was a finalist for Minnesota Teacher of the Year in 2018. Brittany was a nominee for Minnesota Teacher of the Year in 2016.

MY OWN EDUCATIONAL HISTORY

Alyssa earned her Bachelor's degree from Concordia College in Moorhead, Minnesota and a Master's degree in Social Studies Education from St. Cloud State University in St. Cloud, MN. Brittany earned her Bachelor's degree from Concordia College in Moorhead, Minnesota and earned the accreditation of being a National Board Certified Teacher in 2015.

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