008 – Soft Skills

@81USHistory on TwitterFacebook PageShow E-mail: dokpodcast@gmail.com Article about Soft Skills: Soft skills have the ability to set you apart from other job seekers. Difficult to quantify though The future is looking tech reliant How does education adapt to the changing needs of the workforce? Choice in the Classroom: Looks different in every class…and that’s ok. […]

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007 – Testing

@81USHistory on Twitter Article about iCivics on History Tech Everything is better with iCivics Continuously evolving with new civic issues Games are great “Do I Have a Right?” Online vs. Paper Testing Weigh the pros and the cons in your classroom I lean towards online testing Have backup plans if something goes wrong Ridiculous Examples […]

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006 – Summer

@tylerhorner on Twitter Article about Standards Based Grading by Mr. Matera I like his passion for the teaching profession Love his problem-solving spirit Other thoughts: He does a lot of group work Tons of autonomy Freck! by Amped Up Learning Great company overall Uses for Freck! Review for vocabulary State assessment review Differentiated review Summer […]

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005 – Worksheets

@tylerhorner on Twitter Article about Worksheets vs. “Busysheets” What digital products are busysheets hidden in disguise? Solutions to worksheets: Only print things that add value Moderate practice Watch what you give your subs Games in the Classroom Pre-made Games: Escape Rooms Kahoot Classroom games (Pictionary, Trashketball, etc.) Freck Geoguessr Other Games Modifying existing board games […]

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004 – Fyre

@tylerhorner on Twitter Article about Christopher Columbus art at Notre Dame Does the location of the murals really matter that much?  Would this have happened if they were in the basement of the library? My main question: What are the limits?  Is everything negative in history going to be wiped clean?  How do we combat […]

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003 – Paper Maps

@tylerhorner on Twitter Article about the need for paper maps What is considered a map differs for all people Atlas Obscura EdPuzzle Easy way to add assessments to videos. Can use Youtube or your own videos Crash Course link Marie Kondo

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002 – Breakout

@tylerhorner on Twitter Article about Workplace Trends Schools (in my experience) are not what I would call “progressive” In a world of digital security, I have not run across many security breaches at a school I have worked at Breakouts/Escape Rooms Resource for pre-made digital breakouts For other pre-made escape rooms, google “us history escape […]

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