Integrating Social Studies and English Curriculum to Encourage Literacy

I would like to share a lesson plan I learned about at the Colorado Council for Social Studies 2017 Conference created by four amazingly talented content specialists from Aurora Public Schools. “Breaking Down the Content Silos: Designing engaging learning experiences that integrate social studies and literacy“ is about creating “engaging learning experiences that integrate social studies […]

Teaching a Fully Illustrated and Digital Copy of ‘The Raven’ from the Library of Congress

October brings with it the changing of the seasons, colorful Fall landscapes, and Halloween. What better way to celebrate Halloween than to expose students to Edgar Allen Poe’s The Raven. At, which is an extension of the Library of Congress, they have a fully readable, illustrated, digital version of The Raven published in 1884. […]