Here is a presentation on unique moments in Sports History! Great fun lesson for students to be immersed in all things sports!
The Greatest Moments in Sports History by Jaime Caldwell
Students will pretend to be a famous economist from History and give policy recommendations to Congress and the Fed how to do the following: Grow GDP, Lower Unemployment , Decide is we should pass the stimulus bill, How to prevent a recession during COVID! Make a copy of this presentation and feel free to modify to suit your class! LINK to Presentation.
I finally got on the Instagram train and I am really enjoying learning from others! Check it out!
20 True Stories from History! Teaching students how to recognize Credible and Reliable sources!
Weird History by Jaime Caldwell
My incredible 10th Grade AP Euro Students deserve a nice looking workbook. This is just a notebook to help keep their notes organized and make class feel a little more tangible (my amazing school had them Printed). I enjoyed putting together these graphics and making it feel extra special (I Used Canva for the graphics). Click the image below for the link to the PDF Booklet.
At my incredible XQ high school we got to design a Passion class. I am new to Instagram so I conducted tons of research and created a presentation for my students! See below.
Instagram Masterclass by Jaime Caldwell
Having something Tangible during virtual learning means a lot. I made simple Post Cards using Canva. They send beautifully made post cards and were very inexpensive! I send these to students if they win Kahoots, make valuable contributions to class and go above and beyond (or to just a student who needs a little encouragement).
Have students collaborate using Google Slides (drag and drop features) Weaknesses of the Articles of Confederation US History
In this short lesson 3-4 students (on zoom) will drag and drop a weakness of the articles of confederation that led to Shay's rebellion in a shared google slide. Students analyze context clues in the slides to determine which failure matches the effects. To make it more challenging- erase the pre-filled boxes and leave some blank and challenge students to write in their own failures. Click Here for an editable copy.
I am so excited to co-teach with an incredible English teacher this year. The first book we will be exploring through the lens of media studies is George Orwell's Animal Farm. This Google Slide Presentation is out opening assignment to get student's to ponder Tyranny and Government abuse. This book about also be great for Modern World History (Russian Revolution). Click HERE to get a copy of the slide deck.
History education is not just about the names of old dead people and dates of consequential events its about critical thinking skills that can be applied across disciplines and cultivated over time. Here are a series of images you can use for your class to emphasize and practice historical thinking skills. Challenge your students to demonstrate each skill and present to the class over zoom!