Support a Good Cause

I received the following email the other day and I encourage you to support this terrific cause ——————– I hope this finds you well.  I’m writing to ask for a favor.  The museum I’ve been working on, Clara...

Google News Archive

Here is a tool that I have been exploring and showing teachers how to use for a while now and it’s high time I shared it with you, my readers. Google news provides you with the ability to search their archives going all the way back to the late 1800s.  This is a...

Clara Barton

Clara Barton is one of the most famous women in American history. So while in 4th grade, it came time for my daughter to do a report on a famous person from history, she chose Clara. What was even more fun was that she wanted to do a slide show of pictures about Clara...

My Angel of the Battlefield

My daughter Sarah and I recently presented at the Pennsylvania Council for the Social Studies conference in Gettysburg.  I presented on ideas for Using Technology to Teach the Civil War and as part of my presentation, Sarah talked about her 4th grade biography project...