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Final project reflection

June 11, 2013


I learned that the political climate at the time was very volatile. Practically every state had their own views on how a government should be created, and not many of them wanted to back off of their position and actually come up with something that would unite all of them. Several debates ensued about slaves […]

The Convention of Compromise

June 5, 2013


For our final project, our class (G Block) created and facilitated a 45-minute lesson for 7th graders about the Constitutional Convention. We created an introductory video and led small groups through an interactive discussion session highlighting specific compromises made before, during, and after the Convention. For out interactive presentation script, click here. For our research […]

Inspiring a Presentation

October 24, 2012


Before I get started, I just want to let people know that I’m typing one-handed with my dominant hand in a sling (so non-dominant hand is doing the work…). So please don’t start flaming if there are a couple of typos. I do try to proofread what I’m typing, but something may get through. We […]