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Day 70: Homework

Day 70: Homework

BlogBy Mark HeintzNov 21, 2019Day 70 Homework. I don't like it. I wish I didn't give it. I'm always looking for ways to get around it. In an AP history class, it's to completely get rid of it. In the past few posts, I wrote on how I'm constantly debating if the...

Day 69: Choke Points

Day 69: Choke Points

BlogBy Mark HeintzNov 20, 2019Day 69 Student Contribution by Gabby and Owen We were looking at all the oil choke points in the world and how it affects traffic between ships. We were also looking at how trade and oil shipping can control a country. While we read the...

Day 68: Luis

Day 68: Luis

BlogBy Mark HeintzNov 19, 2019Day 68 Student Contribution by Luis Reviewed content using Gimkit which was really helpful and continued writing with partners. But, my partner and I struggled due to lack of what the question was asking. In terms of content, the...

Day 67: Aaron Z

Day 67: Aaron Z

BlogBy Mark HeintzNov 18, 2019Day 67 Student Contribution by Aaron Z In class today, we did a practice DBQ on the Mughal empower Akbar and his political policies. Because the FRQs were a big struggle for me last, I appreciate that we’re focused on writing DBQs this...

Day 66: Charles

Day 66: Charles

BlogBy Mark HeintzNov 15, 2019Day 66 Student Contribution by Charles Today was the first day of the political geography unit. I started with a brief lecture on different types of political entities. Afterward, I wanted the students to have time exploring the current...

Day 65: Convince Me

Day 65: Convince Me

BlogBy Mark HeintzNov 14, 2019Day 65 When the students came into class I prompted them to pick something; literally anything on their mind. Then, I asked them to convince me -- in three sentences -- why we should spend the next period talking/doing/researching that...

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