Posts Tagged: history

Youtube Free History Movies

Here is a list of educational movies and documentaries on YouTube, as of May 2014. Most of the PG-13 movies are OK for kids 12+, PG 8+, G for everybody. All of the following films contain little sexual content and little profanity. There may be moderate violence, as of course, this is history. Movies Some […]

STAAR 2014 – Can You Pass?

            Here is the just released STAAR test for 8th grade social studies.  Can you pass it?  See why this test was successfully navigated by a mere 44 percent of Midland ISD’s students.  Go ahead, try it and see how you do. STAAR-G8-2014

LBJ Ranch and Boyhood Home

LBJ Ranch and Boyhood Home In Johnson City and Stonewall, Texas This week I had some free time while my wife (Melissa) was doing a math camp in San Marcos, Texas, so I ventured over to visit the LBJ sites in Johnson City and Stonewall, Texas.  His boyhood home is well preserved with a great […]

Your Mom Said What?

        Yesterday we had a special class that dealt with 9-11.  I thought it was a good thing to since it was the 11th anniversary of that awful day.  I gave a talk and then showed pictures and videos from that morning.  Well, some of my parents were not happy.  I talked […]