Peter Pappas is a University of Portland-based educator, writer and instructional designer exploring frontiers of teaching, jazz, Macs, film, great books, and garlic. Pandemic project: learning to juggle.
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- Mapping Inequality: Exploring Personal History in Redline Maps and the 1940 CensusHere's how my students used historical redlining maps and the 1940 Census to make a personal connection with government policies that fostered inequality and segregated nearly every major American city. Resources, how-to and sample student projects. […]
- Teach with Alternative HistoriesHere's a lesson idea and a free Google slides template that your students can use to creatively explore history. […]
- Making Connections – Virtual OrganizerI created - what I call a “Hexagonal Thinking Corroboration Tool.” I'm sharing it to help teachers assist students in making connections. […]
- Take a Closer Look – Close Reading Historical ImagesAfter guiding students in how to use historical archives to find public domain images, here are two activities they can use to support a close reading. […]
- How to Run an EdCamp via ZoomHere's how I ran an edcamp using Zoom and Google sites. Includes steps, resources and feedback. […]