The Salem Witch Trials [infographic] | OUPblog
The Salem Witch Trials of 1692-1693 were by far the largest and most lethal outbreak of witchcraft hysteria in American history. Yet Salem was just one of many incidents during the Great Age of Witch Hunts which took place throughout Europe and her colonies over many centuries. Indeed, by European standards, Salem was not even a large outbreak. But what exactly were the factors that made Salem stand out?
Teacher to Teacher Ideas in the Top Teaching Blog | Scholastic
Exciting lesson ideas, classroom strategies, teaching tips, book lists, videos, and reproducibles in a daily blog by teachers from the classrooms of extraordinary mentor
MRS. LO'S TAKE ON "LOVING DAY"
From June 12, 2013, "Loving Day" - TIME FOR A MRS. LO STORY, FOR LOVING DAY - June 12 is "Loving Day," a tribute to Mildred and Richard Loving. This married couple was arrested in Viringia in 1958 for violating anti-miscegenation laws, which prohibited inter-racial marriage, specifically between non-whites and whites. Their case went up to the U.S. Supreme Court and on June 12, 1967, the Warren Court handed down its decision in "Loving v. Virginia," striking down anti-miscegenation laws as…
Door Slaps – Formative Assessment
The latest buzz in education involves formative assessment. All of the administrators are asking for it, but what are some different ways to do it? Try a door slap! You can find this and other great ideas in
33 sad, lonely and tough images from the Vietnam war
War dominated 30 years of Vietnam's history last century. The struggle that began with communists fighting French colonial power in the 1940s did not end
Vintage War Propaganda Posters — Are We Repeating History?
World Wars I and II left us with not only a global landscape changed forever politically and historically, but two of the biggest events in the 20th century