Category Archives: Rough Ideas and Arguments

Students at the Helm (for real)

[I]n Humanities, we had some academic goals focused on the stages of the writing process that could be achieved through a few different content avenues. So, I polled the students… Continue reading

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Curiosity Saved My Life

I think a lot about privilege. White privilege. Male privilege. Hetero/straight/binary privilege. I’ve got privilege coming out of my ears. One of the many privileges from which I’ve benefitted has been a family that drove and fed my curiosity from … Continue reading

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Teaching Memo: Holocaust Education 7-Week Unit of Study

“So here it is – I’ve built this unit. It’s the plan I bring with me into a 7-week course on the Holocaust with my current sixth graders…” Continue reading

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Teaching Memo – Hybrid Teaching: Dos and Don’ts (that didn’t make the cut)

Need some tips on teaching concurrently / in a hybrid model? Here are some dos and don’ts for how to succeed at teaching remote and in-person students simultaneously. Continue reading

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Why People Are So Confused This Election (and how to avoid it in the future)

At no point in the 2020 Presidential Election process were things uncertain or unclear, and at no point were things too close to call (or close in almost any sense). But we’re convinced (I have a hard time avoiding this … Continue reading

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