Parents, grandparents, teachers, homeschoolers: The Past and the Curious podcast is a great resource for using the technology of today to teach about events of the past. You and your students can have fun absorbing curious events of history through storytelling and music while practicing skills that reach across the curriculum. Here is how one NYC teacher harnessed hilarity to teach history, focus, writing, analytical thinking, and more:
Wednesday, May 8, 2019:
Vocabulary - Unit 11 Test on Thursday
Reading - Listen to ONE episode of the Podcast The Past and the Curious and complete the "Analyzing a Podcast" Graphic Organizer http://thepastandthecurious.com
While you're on the website, be sure to check out The Meatshower, a delightful new book by Mick Sullivan about a historic event you and your students will never forget. The Meatshower will be released Saturday, May 11, and is available for pre-purchase now.
Try switching out an hour of TV for a The Past and the Curious podcast now and then. It's a different experience that demands attention, quiet listening, and a fully engaged imagination.
Tell a parent or teacher you know!