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    Hist 109 ON1 Fall 2019 Market Revolution Soundtrack

    Each semester, I have my early American history students create a soundtrack to the themes of the Market Revolution: communication, transportation, slavery/freedom, work/wages, etc. This is what my Hist 109 ON1 course came up with this fall! A milli (Lil Wayne)  I’ve Been Working on The Railroad (John Denver)  Hotline Bling (Drake)  Work Hard, Play Hard (Wiz Khalifa)  On the Road Again (Willie Nelson)  Mo Money Mo Problems (The Notorious B.I.G.)  Country Roads (John Denver)  Billionaire (Travie McMoy)  Jenny (Tommy Tutone)  Gold Digger (Kanye West)  Telephone (Lady Gaga)  Two phones (kevin gates)  Money (cardi b) Payphone (Maroon 5) Mr. Telephone…

  • Monthly Goals

    Hello, November: Monthly Goals

    I’ve said it once, but I’ll say it again: How is it already November? Thanks to Emily Ley for this lovely November art! I know that I’m probably the world’s worst blogger, but I keep coming back and I keep…

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    Hello, Autumn: Pedagogical Experiment

    Can you guys believe it’s already November!? Is Autumn really here? [To be fair, it hasn’t really started to feel like fall just yet…but the leaves are turning!] I feel like the semester just started and I’m already like…where the hell…

  • Monthly Goals

    April 2017 Goals: Hello, Spring!

    And just like that, it’s April! Last month I made progress on some goals. On others…not so much. But as Lara Casey says: progress happens little-by-little. So I’m going to celebrate my little wins and ring in Spring with exuberance!…

  • Pedagogy

    TEDx: Stevenson University–My Experience

    This post about my TEDx experience originally appeared on my guest blog for the British Naval History website. A few months ago a call came across our university Portal asking for TEDx speakers. For those unfamiliar, TEDx is a way…