Summer Adventure Mini Lesson: You Have a Photo—and a Story

Summer Adventure Mini Lesson: You Have a Photo—and a Story

Every time I open up Instagram, Facebook, or Twitter, I’m given the option to post to stories or urged to open the stories of others. Pictures that tell stories, what a concept—that’s only been around since FOREVER. Long before we are able to string letters together to make words and words together to make...

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Organizing Your AP® European History Course

Organizing Your AP® European History Course

Do you need some ideas and/or extra support to organize your AP® European History course? Join Lou Gallo as he shares ideas on organizing your course and explains strategies that he has used successfully with his students.  

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Summer Adventure Mini Lesson: Food for Thought

Summer Adventure Mini Lesson: Food for Thought

In Texas, we love our air conditioning. We are a little spoiled with it and have been known to crank it up starting in early March.

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AP® Psych Summer Book Reviews: Round 1

AP® Psych Summer Book Reviews: Round 1

The art of teaching can be enhanced by storytelling and great storytelling begins with great stories. Psychology has many of these as it is the study of human and animal behavior and cognition. Stories can bring a subject or topic alive for students and the goal of the books described below is to do just that....

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Summer Adventure Mini Lesson: Character Plot Twist

Summer Adventure Mini Lesson: Character Plot Twist

In Girls Save the World in This One, by Ash Parsons, June Blue and her friends find themselves trying to survive an actual zombie invasion while at a fan con for their favorite zombie television show Human Wasteland.

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Summer Road Reads

Summer Road Reads

I recently moved into a new house—so recently that some things are still in boxes. Two months after a move is still an acceptable time for items to remain in boxes, right? As I was unpacking, I came across those family photos you always intend to put into an album or scrapbook but never get around to.

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Pride Mini Lesson: History of the Pride Flag

Pride Mini Lesson: History of the Pride Flag

We all know the rainbow flag stands for the LGBTQIA+ community and it stands for pride, but did you know that each color has a meaning? Or that there’s a new blanket pride flag that was recently created and has taken over the original rainbow flag? It’s true! 

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Pride Mini Lesson: Beyond the Gender Binary

Pride Mini Lesson: Beyond the Gender Binary

The objective of Pride is to show just that, pride! If you’re a part of the queer community, you’re celebrated, and if you’re an ally, your job is to educate yourself and others, respect the person’s identities, and accept them for who they are.

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Pride Mini Lesson: These Witches Don't Burn

Pride Mini Lesson: These Witches Don't Burn

The 2015 legalization of same-sex marriage in the U.S. has given book, television, and movie writers encouragement to incorporate queer characters into their works. Even though the queer community still has a long way to go for equal rights under the law, creative writers have mostly stepped up to the plate and...

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Pride Mini Lesson: One Life

Pride Mini Lesson: One Life

Megan Rapinoe is a well-known women’s soccer player who has helped the U.S. women’s team win two World Cups, won an Olympic gold medal, and constantly uses her platform to advocate for equality. Rapinoe also identifies as a lesbian and is currently engaged to WNBA player Sue Bird. Can you say “power couple?”

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