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This group is for educators of all levels, whether or not they use wargames in the classroom. You could be a college professor, a high school teacher, or an aid in a grade school, and this group would be for you.
Latest Activity: Jul 23
When I started teaching at APUS, I found out that I could take courses there for free. So, naturally as I'm a wargamer, I signed up for the Master of Arts program in Military History, concentrating on World War II. I finished my last course, an elective on command and leadership in the Revolutionary War, and took my comprehensive exam at the end of June. I ended up passing "with distinction."
Now, I've passed all the audits and reviews, and I'm scheduled to receive my degree, effective August 15. Unfortunately I won't receive the paper diploma though for up to another couple of months.
That is the culmination of six years of work, taking one class at a time, while working two jobs and doing a lot of freelance writing, game design and development, and publishing Line of Departure. It will all be officially over in less than a month.
I already posted this as a blog post, but I think this bit of news bears repeating in the group for professional educators. I hope that this new page on…Continue
Started by Jim Werbaneth Feb 14.
Here is an extra credit quiz that I offer in my Major Issues of Modern US History class at La Roche. I don't announce it, and give it in the first five minutes of class. If you're not there when it…Continue
Started by Jim Werbaneth. Last reply by Jim Werbaneth Mar 7, 2016.
This group has been pretty quiet for a while. Maybe this is a good time to talk about something that has been nagging at me the last couple of weeks.How many of you give extra credit assignments? …Continue
Started by Jim Werbaneth. Last reply by Jim Werbaneth Aug 3, 2014.
We just had Holocaust Remembrance Day, or Yom HaShoah. Did anyone introduce any special lessons to commemorate it, or otherwise give special attention to the Holocaust this week? I'm also asking on…Continue
Started by Jim Werbaneth. Last reply by Jim Werbaneth Apr 21, 2012.