Educator Spotlight: Pop Culture as a Gateway to Mapping

­­ Kelly Woodard, this week’s Educator of the Week, taught her students mapping skills using pop culture, emerging technologies, and perspective-taking strategies. She teaches 6th grade social studies at CREC Public Safety Academy in Enfield, Connecticut. You are the first teacher I’ve spoken to from a public safety academy. What is it like to work at a school with this particular focus? What’s really special … Continue reading Educator Spotlight: Pop Culture as a Gateway to Mapping