Social studies, civil rights and the bigger picture

Social studies, civil rights and the bigger picture There have been three presidential administrations, including the Obama Administration, since I last participated in a social studies methods class. Over the years, I’ve focused on units and lessons that support those broad themes … Continue reading

The Reckoning of Nat Turner

Following his hanging, the body was beheaded and skinned by local physicians. Skinned. Nat Turner was executed on November 11, 1831. His death was intended to signal an end to further resistance by those held in bondage, however, Turner’s slave revolt … Continue reading