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November 2019...already?

11/07/2019
I have absolutely no clue how it is already November.   I think we all say something similar, right? There's always so much to do and never enough...

Progress, not Perfection

12/28/2018
Like many people, I've used the end of 2018 to look back at what's happened and how to improve what I do.  At work, 2018 was a year of amazing things...

Witness to War: Preserving the Oral History of Combat Veterans

12/14/2018
I was in Chicago the week of November 26 for the annual National Council for the Social Studies conference, and I found a few interesting resources...

Inquiry & Culturally Relevant Pedagogy: Inquiry in the Upper Midwest Workshops

12/07/2018
The Inquiry in the Upper Midwest (IUM) project is funded through the Library of Congress' Teaching with Primary Sources program. The IUM project will...

FREE Webinars from Echoes & Reflections, the award-winning Holocaust curriculum

09/21/2018
Echoes & Reflections is pleased to offer free professional development webinars for teachers nationwide. The webinars cover multiple topics on...

FREE Webinars from the Council for Economic Education

09/06/2018
The Council for Economic Education is pleased to offer free professional development webinars for teachers nationwide. The webinars cover multiple...

Wisconsin Standards for Social Studies Rollout Brainstorm

03/28/2018
Most of my work lately has been trying to figure out what our districts and educators need from me to help with a smooth rollout and shift to the...

2017 NCSS Vendor List Available

02/21/2018
Occasionally, I get an email or call regarding what resources or textbooks I suggest a district consider.  As a state employee of the Department of...

Summer Institute: A Multi-Generational Approach to Holocaust and Social Justice Education

02/21/2018
The Olga Lengyel Institute for Holocaust Studies and Human Rights (TOLI) is offering a week-long seminar in Fox Point, WI from July 16-21, 2018.  It...

Economics of Disasters Online Course for Teachers March 13-31

02/21/2018
Economics of Disasters Online (EODO) Dates: March 13 - May 31, 2018 Registration Fee: $225 Deadline to Apply: March 9, 2018 3 Semester Hours of...