Kristine Leal

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5 Common Teaching Practices I’m Kicking to the Curb

<b>Listen to an Extended Version of this Post in a Podcast:</b><p><b>So many of us teach the way we were taught.</b> We may not even realize we’re doing it. And that …

The Pentagon’s Pathetic Vietnam Whitewash

It’s the biggest snow job of 2015—and you probably haven’t heard about it.<p>This year is the 50th anniversary of the start of the Vietnam War. It was …

Vietnam War

Imperfect Union: The Constitution Didn't Foresee Divided Government

Watching the battle between Obama and a Republican Congress for two years may shake Americans' faith in the Framers.<p>“The president is completely ignoring the will of the American voters, who turned out on Election Day and overwhelmingly elected people who wanted to change the direction of the …

The Bloody History of Money, From Ancient Rome to ISIS

Finance was linked to violence thousands of years before the Islamic State proposed its own currency.<p>The propaganda war from ISIS, the Sunni jihadist group controlling swaths of northern Iraq and Syria, took a somewhat unexpected turn last week. The black-clad fighters best known for their …

Skeleton found in ancient Greek tomb dating back to Alexander the Great

A skeleton has been discovered in the mysterious, richly-decorated tomb from the time of Alexander the Great, Greece's culture ministry says.<p>The site …

Part 1: Forty Educational Websites To Put In Your Toolkit

<i>Welcome to a post and the summer of 2014… at least in the USA. I have a real treat for you in the next two weeks. I will be sharing some of those</i> …

5 Tips for Teaching the Tough Kids

1. Set the Tone<p>I firmly believe that a student's misbehavior in the past does not necessarily equate to future indiscretions. At the beginning of the …