Ideas for teaching Supreme Court cases

December 28th, 2010 by

Most teachers of American History, Civics, or Government have to teach about Supreme Court cases. If your state is like mine (North Carolina) you have to prepare your students for roughly 100 Supreme Court cases for the End of Grade Test. Even if your state is not as court case-centric as mine, there is still Read more…

Modifying Reading Lessons for Students

November 22nd, 2010 by

Do you ever struggle with modifying texts for your students’ reading level? Well, you aren’t alone! One of the most common questions I’m asked at Bill of Rights Institute’s professional development seminars is “how do I modify this reading for my students?” Whatever modification strategy you choose, keep in mind the importance of  linking that Read more…