The Fourth of July, or better said: Independence Day, always gets me in the mood to read some history. Last summer, I did a series on the New England Primer. This summer I read the biography of John Adams. Then I found some “Orations” for Independence Day celebrations. I can’t help but turn these into lessons. As it is, I am working on some civics lessons for older elementary. I think we might be recreating a celebration at Braintree or even a Philadelphia deliberation in a 4 year old classroom. We might be pasting cockades on hats in the tods and twos. We might be singing “Yankee Doodle Dandy” in the three. What are you doing? What is your class reading this summer?
What they are saying….
How could this session be improved? No, this was perfect actually. Loved that it allowed for discussion.
“Knowledge of presenter is outstanding; makes it easy to sit through training.”
“Very helpful to use in my classroom.”
“I enjoyed Sharon’s enthusiasm, eagerness to connect with her audience and her down to earth personality that really brought forth new tactics in teaching, but also interesting insights to people skills in all! I will implement much of her lesson into my classroom as well as my home and personal life.”
“I love love loved the tidbits of the history of teaching you included…. I would love to dig deeper into how … education has changed and [talk about how to] “get back to basics.”
What did you like best about this seminar? She had an emphasis on Christ centered education. (This was in a church affiliated preschool.)
What did you like best?
- Where to find books [relating to] morals.
- Plenty of time for discussion was given.
- Explanation of the class which I could understand well.
- Learning how to incorporate values into our planning.
What I like to hear most, and often do: “We want to have you back. When can you come? “
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