Dawn C.'s Profile

Dawn C.
Classroom teacher
Beacon High School
Beacon, United States
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My Grades 11, 12
My Subjects Social Studies

About Me

I've been high school social studies teacher since 2000 and currently teach in a small city school district that is approximately 90 miles north of New York City. During my career I've taught just about everything that is offered at the high school level in my department. This year I will be teaching US History (year 15!), Psychology (year 7), and AIS (Academic Intervention).

Throughout my career I have focused on trying to reach all of my students. This is especially important since I teach in a high needs district and my course load includes inclusion classes. It's not always been easy and I have used a multitude of different methods. The things that I have focused most of my attention on have involved student engagement and instructional technology.

Currently, my focus is on increasing my usage of primary source materials and implementing a flipped mastery model of instruction. If you look at my boards, field notes and app flows on Graphite you will certainly notice that I am heavy into flipped learning and engaging students in social studies.

Please also check me out on my other social media sites (right hand side of this page) and visit my blog at http://www.clemensclassroom.com/ and my class website at http://www.mrsclemens.com/.

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Social Studies Tools
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August 26, 2014
Teacher Tools
7 items
August 26, 2014
Flipped Classroom Tools
13 items
August 11, 2014

My Lesson Plans

The Bill of Rights and You
Social Studies
Grade 7 – 12
5 steps
October 26, 2014

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