Tag Archives: history

Analytical Reading Strategies

Check out this video on how to help students read more effectively and critically.  Although it is in the context of a history class, the strategy works in all content areas. More Videos Like this One: Click here for a … Continue reading

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Athena Alumni Highlighted in the D&C

Click the image below to read a great article on Steve Goldstein, a 2006 Athena grad who is now an archeologist who researches and studies 1000 – 5000 year old artifacts in Kenya!

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Tech Tips: Teaching with Prezi (Mrs. Vail, Mrs. Maddock & Mrs. Rounding)

Mrs. Vail, Mrs. Rounding & Mrs. Maddock teach juniors how to use Prezi (www.prezi.com) to enhance their presentations. When students finish this project we will post links to a few for you to see the final products.

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Bouncy Ball Review In Mr. Frisa’s Class

Check out this cool video of students reviewing for an exam in Mr. Frisa’s class!

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Using Mind Maps for Writing an Analytical Essay

Carl Stresing has developed a strategic and targeted process for teaching his students how to write effective and analytical essays in his classroom. Mr. Stresing uses mind maps and graphic organizers to force his students to think analytically, write more … Continue reading

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Athena Newspaper from 1972 Found!

If you would like a stroll through the history books of Athena High… check out this PDF of a school newspaper from 1972 that was recently found by a custodian.  Click the picture for the PDF version of the entire … Continue reading

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