Education is an important element in the struggle for human rights. It is the means to help our children and our people rediscover their identity and thereby increase their self-respect. Education is our passport to the future, for tomorrow belongs only to the people who prepare for it today.Malcom X
Students are assigned character roles with specific goals and must communicate, collaborate, and compete effectively to advance their objectives. Simulations promotes engagement with big ideas and improves intellectual and academic skills.
Local history helps us engage in a unique way that is not possible with national or world history.
As a teacher, I have many ideas and opinions. Some have been successful, and others have failed miserably.
World War II Rationing Simulation
Jeff Swisher February 26, 2023
Before you begin, please read the following entry document which will provide you with some background information about World War...Read More
Holocaust Children Project
Jeff Swisher January 25, 2022
PreparationOne set of copies of the Holocaust Children DocumentMake one complete Id card as an exampleProcedureGive each student a piece...Read More
Getting Students to Read
Jeff Swisher October 8, 2021
I have been continually frustrated with students not reading. It is about building stamina for reading. I am analyzing a...Read More