Monthly Archives: March 2017

The Social Studies Teacher

(The title is an allusion to one of my favorite poems, “The History Teacher”, by Billy Collins.) Last week, I met with a professor from Sacred Heart University to discuss the role of inquiry in teaching social studies. After a … Continue reading

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Taking a Stand on the Syrian Refugee Crisis

Originally posted on nicolewood7:
Since the outbreak of the Civil War in Syria, an estimated 11 million Syrians have left their homes ( syring have fled to other countries such as Turkey, Lebanon, Iraq,Germany and Jordan allowing them to escape…

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Can You Help Me with This?

In high school I worked, on average, twenty-five hours per week at the Staples Copy & Print Center in town. It was a cushy job in large part because roaming Office Supplies was the worst; I remember how satisfied customers were when you … Continue reading

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