When you are short on time, need a sub plan, or simply want a good assessment that is not a multiple choice test, consider using primary sources such as the State of the Union. They are usually chock full of great examples of political ideology, roles of the President, and powers of the President. I […]Read More Roles of the President, Political ideology, and the State of the Union
If you are feeling super overwhelmed, are new to AP Gov, or just need some inspiration, start here!Read More New to AP Government? Start here!
Here is a starting place or a review place. I took the CED, things I’ve used in class, and experience with grading FRQs to create this. I’ve linked posts on the title for you! Remember to look at the documents through the lens of the title. First, consider HOW you teach these documents, especially if […]Read More Required Foundational Document Resources
Learning about civics and government is overwhelming as an adult. Civic education has evolved over time and as adults, some may feel cheated. The good news is it’s never too late to learn! Podcasts Straight up, just start with the National Constitution Center for podcasts, readings, and their Interactive Constitution. It’s charted by Congress and […]Read More Learning Civics and Government as an Adult
Last year, around this time, I was looking at my calendar for Spring 2020 and knew I needed a solid plan because my semester was short (to the test), and I needed to make the best of my time. Add in the usual college visits, random Arizona illnesses, and other things my days would have […]Read More Teaching AP Government Resource Round Up
Check out this podcast episode I did with History Her Way! My bachelor’s degree is in Elementary Education, and I spent six years in PreK to 4th-grade classrooms. I worked in a preschool during high school and college, and I thought for sure I’d be an elementary teacher. However, as the story goes, I did […]Read More Children’s Literature in AP Government