Links I use

General info here:

Liberal Studies

Examples of formative assessment

3 rules to spark learning

Cultural identity of the Lost Boys (subj: History, Geography, Multiculturalism)

Exploring Emigration: Cultural identity

Common Core State Standards Initiative


Habits of Mind Descriptions

The Four C’s: Making 21st Century Education Happen (video)

Mae Jemison: Teach arts and sciences together (video)


Google translate: Paste in your essay a little at a time and listen for errors
English Grammar – How to learn tenses – ALL tenses
Learn English with James

How to write an effective essay: The Introduction

Ending the essay: Conclusions

Helping Verbs song

Writing a killer conclusion

Simile and Metaphor examples (video)

Reflection topics

3 Simple Ways to Time Travel (for when I assign Einstein’s Dreams)
Why doesn’t time flow backward?

Denice Frohman – Accents (poetry)

Graduating and looking for your passion? 

Essay topics

Solitary Nation

New Report Slams “Unprecedented Growth in US Prisons

Discussion topics

How to outsmart fake news in your Facebook Feed

Ten Questions for fake news detection