Sparked: Scramble for Africa

Sparked: Scramble for Africa

I used Adobe Spark to create this online augmented reading assignement which covers the scramble for Africa, Belgian exploitation the Congo, and the impact of colonialism on today’s DR Congo.

On the Mindless Menace of Violence - Zen Pencils

A piece from Zen Pencils titled ‘On the mindless menace of violence’, the theme of a speech that JFK gave on April 5, 1968, the day after the assassination of Martin Luther King, Jr.

Teaching Literacy in History/Social Science

Teaching literacy as an integral part of social studies is important not only because it aids students in understanding discipline-specific content, but also because the same literacy techniques used to come to grips with complex and challenging texts are also essential for active, engaged, and informed citizenship.

The Importance of Inquiry-Based Learning in History/Social Science

My elevator speech about the importance of inquiry-based learning in History/Social Science.