Teaching

Standing Up For Teachers

Update: Chris Wehner has responded to my post in the comments section below. He takes issue with just about every point I made, but I stand by what I’ve written. […]

You Interpret

[Hat-Tip to Vicki Betts] Vicki was kind enough to send along these two brief newspaper notices.  I’ve seen plenty of these references in the course of my research – just […]

My Final Civil War Class

Today I am teaching my final class on the American Civil War at the St. Anne’s – Belfield School.  It’s not going to be a memorable class by any stretch […]

Bid ‘Em In

[Hat-Tip to Jubilo! The Emancipation Century] This video could easily be shared in the classroom to generate an interesting discussion. For me its the cadence of the auctioneers voice and […]

The Journey Continues

For the past ten years I have lived and worked in the beautiful state of Virginia.  Unfortunately, that time will be coming to an end this summer as my wife […]

The Seven Days Ballad

YouTube is probably the most popular social networking tool currently being utilized in history classrooms across the country.  The vast majority of them are simply put, horrible.  They reflect very […]