TOP Travel Lessons – #BLOG365 Day 254 #TOPStudyTour @TOPTeachGermany

Two weeks in Germany. Fifteen social studies educators. Two German guides. Four hotels. Three train trips. Countless rides on public transportation of all types. A record of 26,000 steps in one day. And a load of lessons learned. Always take a jacket. I didn't. I had a few sweaters. But, they didn't cut it. The … Continue reading TOP Travel Lessons – #BLOG365 Day 254 #TOPStudyTour @TOPTeachGermany

Museum Monday: Point Alpha – Day 253 #BLOG365 #TOPStudyTour @TopTeachGermany

Two Mondays ago I was at Point Alpha on the Inner German border near Geisa. I knew from the moment I got there I had to blog about the interpretative strategies in the museum. The Point Alpha foundation was established to be a place of commemoration and learning in 2008. For years it was the … Continue reading Museum Monday: Point Alpha – Day 253 #BLOG365 #TOPStudyTour @TopTeachGermany

I’m Going to Germany-#BLOG365 Day 166 @TOPTeachGermany #topstudytour

I am a summer institute junkie. It all began with a¬†Florida Humanities Council institute in St. Augustine in 2010. After that, the doors of opportunity opened up for me and thanks to NEH, MountVernon, Colonial Williamsburg, Civil War Institute, and Gilder Lehrman. I have been all over the United States, learning with other teachers, crafting … Continue reading I’m Going to Germany-#BLOG365 Day 166 @TOPTeachGermany #topstudytour