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This month we begin this new Forum section on how you use technology in your classroom.We invite you to tell us how you use technology in your classroom or school. Share with other Teacher's Center…Continue
“Win a Free INTERACT Lesson” “The Best Darned Ideas for using INTERACT in Your Classroom!!” We want to hear your story and share it with the members of the Teacher’s Center. The most compelling…Continue
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WHAT IS GOING ON HERE?!
For some of us, if we were to walk into this classroom and see students gesturing wildly, standing up, walking around their chairs and mimicking the teacher, we might think there was a problem with class control. But for many classrooms, it is the exact opposite. These…Continue
Last month, our Forum site lit up for a several days with discussion over the challenge of using INTERACT materials in a small classroom. Teacher’s Center member Michael Hutchison started the conversation with a query about using the Government Activators II unit entitled “Campaigns, Elections, and Political Parties” in his small class of ten students. The…Continue
It’s now January, and teachers are looking toward the second half of the school year. The election is over, the president has been reelected, and Congress hasn’t changed much in political composition, partisanship, or in the opinion of the American public.
On January 21, 2013, Barack Obama will be sworn in as president for a second term and will deliver his second inaugural address. In…Continue