We all ask our kids to be active and continuous learners. To ask good questions. To solve problems. To share solutions.
And we need to model the same. Learning is a good thing, especially if it’s about history / social studies content and pedagogy. I spent a few minutes several weeks ago talking with an elementary teacher about how and why the Republican and Democratic parties have changed political positions over the last 160 years. She was working to plan a series of MLK Day activities and had questions about why Lincoln’s party had shifted so much.
A perfect example of a teacher working to hone her craft and improve both content / skills.
But it’s not an easy thing. Time is always a problem. Finding resources is a problem. So today I’m sharing a few online sites and blogs that can help. Read more