On Thursday We Leave for Home (The Twilight Zone)

This assignment is based on the Twilight Zone episode On Thursday We Leave for Home (season 4 episode 16). [WHERE TO WATCH THESE VIDEOS] Who is defining right and wrong for everyone else in the beginning of the video? What reasons does he have for doing this? What do you think would have happened if he had let the […]

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It*s a Good Life (The Twilight Zone)

Besides the Stargate episode, this was probably the best Worldview video we watched in our class. It shows the final end of a world where even just one person always gets what they want. This assignment is based on the Twilight Zone episode It’s a Good Life  (season 3 episode 8). [WHERE TO WATCH THESE VIDEOS] What defines morality […]

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Five Characters In Search of an Exit (The Twilight Zone)

How Worldviews Affect Our Lives You’ll watch the Twilight Zone episode “Five Characters In Search of an Exit”  (season 3 episode 14) for this assignment. As you’re watching, think about how the characters’ worldview affects the things they say and the way they live. [WHERE TO WATCH THESE VIDEOS] [click above to get the free printable worksheet and packet] These […]

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Eye of the Beholder (The Twilight Zone)

Watch the Twilight Zone episode “Eye of the Beholder” (season 2 episode 6) and then answer the questions on this page. [WHERE TO WATCH THESE VIDEOS] [click above to get the free printable worksheet and packet] These are the types of questions you will be seeing in the free worksheet packet…. The questions are based on the material […]

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Tips for Teaching Kids to Write Their Own Stories

As an author myself, I find the task of planning, writing, and editing a story challenging. How much more so for kids when they are told to write a story. “What am I supposed to do, Teacher?” they ask. Then they give you what they wrote. Sometimes the stories work, sometimes they don’t. Teaching kids […]

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10 Elements for Teaching History 10

10. Presentation Resources The method of presenting post-debate historical theses is as varied as the imagination.  Here are some suggestions. I) Prezi.com Prezi is a visually-stimulating slideshow/animation that keeps the interest of the audience. When my students use prezi, they are required to have every primary source text in red, and each slide labelled with […]

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Love and Logic Review

I recommend the Love and Logic program. Before we used this program, we had a lot of trouble in the management of our children. But incorporating the principles behind this has enabled us to see obedience in a different way. Love and logic works on the principle of reasoning with your child. Letting them have […]

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