Browsing Archives of Author »Mike Gwaltney«

Who We Are, What We Do

September 29, 2012


We are explorers, researchers, presenters, creators, and writers. We are 21st century learners. This is a class blog kept by student-authors as part of an ongoing assignment in a 10th grade “Age of Exploration” modern world history course at an independent school in Portland, Oregon, USA. Students post reflection pieces on a rotating basis, with […]

Why We Write

October 20, 2011


On the official National Day on Writing, my 11th grade U.S. History Research Seminar students will spend 15 minutes at the beginning of class writing. There are three simple prompts, one of which is “Why I Write“. And in honor of this day, the USHRS Blogosphere debuts.┬áThis space shall be a forum for my students […]