Technology (especially video) is changing at break-neck speeds that I cannot even keep up with. I find myself keeping an eye on the app stores for the newest technology that I can use to engage my students. Teachers are in such a weird place in history where the students know more than the teachers...well, at least in the arena of technology. My perpetual goal is to not let that happen. I am always open to anything new, but I'm going, to be honest, it's irresponsible not to be literate in technology and still teach students in the 21st century. They deserve it.
September is here and one of the first holidays that most schools across the country celebrate is Friday, September 16, 2016. It is Constitution Day! Let's be honest. Besides a possible demonstration of the Constitution with creating a Classroom Constitution, there isn't a lot we can do to make something that happened so long ago relevant today. Students don't always understand it. But they should! Understanding our rights and freedoms is a responsibility that we have. So, I've done the hard work and teacher & kid-approved several videos to help you celebrate Constitution Day with your students!