Teaching- Instruction

Created learning activities for middle and high school students on DocsTeach, such as “Assimilation of American Indians.”

Wrote blog post to highlight section of student workbook Putting the Bill of Rights to the Test I helped create.

Co-wrote a chapter in the National Council for Social Studies book Teaching the College, Career, and Civic Life (C3) Framework: Exploring Inquiry Based Instruction in the Social Studies.

Co-wrote article “Is Baseball Essential ?: World War I and the National Pastime” for Social Education.

Developed and taught teacher workshops (links to PDF) incorporating documents from the holdings of the National Archives.


History Projects

Created eBook, Baseball: The National Pastime in the National Archives, with colleagues.

Partnered with the Forest Preserve District of DuPage County to digitize records, upload to Historypin, and develop a workshop to help teachers learn about the origins of the Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC), a New Deal program, and the lasting impact in our community

Header image: Cyanotype (links to PDF) of Chicago Harbor looking north with Michigan Avenue on left, c. 1889. From the National Archives and Records Administration.