My goal is to make teacher’s lives easier and help your students fall in love with social studies. Learning about history can be an amazing catalyst for changing our society.

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My name is Melissa, I’m a 15-year veteran Social Studies teacher from Wooster, Ohio. I have taught Government & Economics, Sociology, U.S. history, and AP Government and Politics in NY and PA.  I grew up in Boonton, New Jersey, and earned a Bachelors Degree in Social Studies Education at Ithaca College in Ithaca, New York. I have my Master’s Degree in Inclusive special education. 

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There is so much fascinating information to learn when taking any government course. One of the topics students are always eager to learn about involves

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History Courses

History Courses

The world has gone through so many changes! While there have been setbacks and struggles, there have also been tremendous improvements and inventions. One of

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teaching the bureaucracy

Teaching the Bureaucracy

Honestly, any organization dealing with policymaking has endless challenges. This is because one policy is never going to please everyone. However, it is essential that

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