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All my students passed the NY State Regents Exams...

I am happy to announce that all my students have passed the NY State Regents examinations, except one student.  The subjects varied from Algebra 1, Algebra 11/Trigonometry, English, US and Global History and Living Environment.  I am so proud of them.  Most of these students are students who struggled quite a bit.  It was a long journey but one I would do again.    I... read more


Favorite History Resources, Gr K-12

Here are some of my favorite History resources. Check back again soon, this list is always growing! I also recommend school textbooks, your local library, and used bookstores.   (K-12) – A resource designed for teachers to help create history lesson plans, this website is filled with other relevant links to help you research your specific topic. (K-8)... read more


Woodrow Wilson Biography

Woodrow Wilson Childhood Thomas Woodrow Wilson, known to much of the American public as simply Woodrow Wilson, was born on December 28, 1856 in Staunton, Virginia. He was the third child born to Joseph Ruggles Wilson and Jessie Janet Woodrow. His mother was from Carlisle, Cumberland, England, and his father’s side of the family came from Northern Ireland. Despite the fact that Wilson’s... read more


Lou Gehrig's Farewell to Baseball

Lou Gehrig's Farewell to Baseball Speaker: Lou Gehrig Delivered On: 7/4/1939 Place: Yankee Stadium, New York Subject: Lou Gehrig's Disease, baseball Audio/Video Available: Description: On July 4, 1939, Yankee Stadium held the first Lou Gehrig Appreciation Day. They... read more


Lou Gehrig Biography

Lou Gehrig Birth and childhood Henry Louis (“Lou”) Gehrig was born on June 19, 1903, to Heinrich and Christina Gehrig. Son of German immigrants living in Manhattan’s East Harlem, Gehrig was the only one of four children to survive childhood. Gehrig’s mother supported the family financially, as Gehrig’s father was often sick and unable to work. Education and entrance into baseball When... read more

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