Take the day off, Mr. Copus

Recently I decided to conduct a bit of an experiment in my classroom. I offered students two options in how they could learn about the build up to the Civil War. The first option was a Discovery Education assignment I built that had the students learn about all the triggers: Missouri Compromise, Compromise of 1850, […]

Code to game

Or is it game to code?  CodeCombat is an interesting site which encourages students to learn coding to move in the game.  Don’t let the title scare you- it is cartoon-like and not violent. For the complete post from TeachersFirst, please click here.

World War I by the historians

Get the global  perspective on the war through videos narrated by historians.  A global guide to World War I- this site comes with a warning since war footage should be previewed before sharing with your students. Probably best for grades 8 and up. For the complete post from TeachersFirst, please click here.    

Livestream Announcement: Remembering the Lincoln Assassination Virtual Field Trip

Ford’s Theatre 150: Remembering the Lincoln Assassination Virtual Field Trip March 26 at 1:00PM ET Live from Washington, DC Join Discovery Education and Ford’s Theatre on Thursday, March 26 at 1PM EST for a unique, virtual event offered as part of the commemorative programming planned for Ford’s 150: Remembering the Lincoln Assassination, a series of events marking […]