Autonomy In the Classroom

Maybe it’s because I have written curriculum for two districts now and can see the overlap.  Maybe it’s because I have taught all three grades of middle school history.  Maybe it’s because I like to help people.  Maybe it’s because I like to fix things. All these things are true statements and reasons I’ve always […]

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A Case For More Vertical Alignment

In my seven years of teaching, no topic has come up in my history departments as much as vertical alignment.  Middle school history is super challenging in this regard because our curriculum doesn’t overlap as much as other subjects.  That being said, I would like to make the case that vertical alignment is one of […]

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