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Eric Langhorst, an 8th grade American History teacher in Liberty, Missouri discusses education, technology and history.



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Google Photos - 2016 Kansas City Google Summit

Sun, 30 Oct 2016 08:13:58 PDT

Link to Resources for the "Snap, Share and Create" Session I love taking photos! When you take a lot of photos organization is important.  Google Photos is one of my favorite Google...

Eric Langhorst, an 8th grade American History teacher in Liberty, Missouri discusses education, technology and history.



History Geek Teacher Vlog #2 - Creating Visual Stories

Sun, 16 Oct 2016 16:31:49 PDT

I started a vlog last spring called "The History Geek Teacher" as a platform to share ideas related to education, technology and history.  As I type this in late September 2016 there are a total...

Eric Langhorst, an 8th grade American History teacher in Liberty, Missouri discusses education, technology and history.



Open Educational Resources ( OER ) - Go Open Regional Summit

Thu, 28 Jul 2016 05:31:33 PDT

Today I am presenting at the 2016 Go Open Regional Summit in Liberty, Missouri on July 28th.  One of my sessions includes a presentation I have given several times this spring and summer...

Eric Langhorst, an 8th grade American History teacher in Liberty, Missouri discusses education, technology and history.



2016 MSTA Leadership Symposium - Connect Your Team With Social Media

Mon, 18 Jul 2016 05:46:46 PDT

This week I am attending and presenting at the 2016 MSTA Leadership Symposium at the Tan-Tar-A Resort in Osage Beach, Missouri. I am presenting on the potential of MSTA CTA's using social media to...

Eric Langhorst, an 8th grade American History teacher in Liberty, Missouri discusses education, technology and history.



"Teachers Using Technology to Improve Student Feedback" - NETA 2016 Presentation - Omaha - April 21, 2016

Sun, 16 Oct 2016 16:34:12 PDT

Hello. Today I am presenting at the 2016 NETA (Nebraska Educational Technology Association) Conference in Omaha, Nebraska at the Century Link Center. My presentation today is a new one for me on the...

Eric Langhorst, an 8th grade American History teacher in Liberty, Missouri discusses education, technology and history.



NCSS 2016 - Mount Vernon Professional Development and BreakoutEDU Games

Sun, 16 Oct 2016 16:35:08 PDT

This weekend I am attending and presenting at the 2016 Missouri State Social Studies Convention in Columbia, Missouri.   Here are the resource links to my two presentations: Saturday -...

Eric Langhorst, an 8th grade American History teacher in Liberty, Missouri discusses education, technology and history.



2016 Kanas City Google Summit - YouTube and Google Maps

Fri, 05 Feb 2016 20:33:40 PST

This weekend I will be attending and presenting at the 2016 Kansas City Google Summit. The thing I enjoy about Google Summits is the intense focus on innovation and new ideas. Saturday I will be...

Eric Langhorst, an 8th grade American History teacher in Liberty, Missouri discusses education, technology and history.



Resources for "Geo to Go - Google Geo Tools" - Science Pioneers

Tue, 26 Jan 2016 12:09:52 PST

Hello. Today I am presenting a 4 hour workshop for Science Pioneers entitled "Geo to Go - Google Geo Tools" at Union Station. I have included all resources on a Google Doc here to participants.

Eric Langhorst, an 8th grade American History teacher in Liberty, Missouri discusses education, technology and history.



Star Wars and American History Mashups

Sun, 20 Dec 2015 11:58:21 PST

Cloned Photos by David Eger It has been hard to escape the media onslaught which is the Star Wars release. I am a fan of the Star Wars series but not a FAN like my brother. I have seen what I...

Eric Langhorst, an 8th grade American History teacher in Liberty, Missouri discusses education, technology and history.



YouTube for Teachers - Become a YouTube Superhero - 2015 MSTA State Convention

Thu, 12 Nov 2015 21:56:46 PST

Presentation for the 2015 MSTA State Convention in Columbia, Missouri - November 13, 2015. Link to Full Presentation Info and Settings Options Enhancements Options Audio Options Annotations...

Eric Langhorst, an 8th grade American History teacher in Liberty, Missouri discusses education, technology and history.



Sharing Your Stories - Using Social Media to Promote Great Things In Your School - 2015 MSTA Convention

Thu, 12 Nov 2015 22:05:09 PST

Presentation for 2015 MSTA State Convention in Columbia, Missouri on November 13. Link to Full Presentation

Eric Langhorst, an 8th grade American History teacher in Liberty, Missouri discusses education, technology and history.



Library of Congress FREE Online Conference - October 27-28, 2015

Tue, 06 Oct 2015 07:06:03 PDT

Hello.  I wanted to share an amazing opportunity coming up for all teachers at the end of the month.  The Library of Congress is hosting an online conference on October 27-28, 2015 for...

Eric Langhorst, an 8th grade American History teacher in Liberty, Missouri discusses education, technology and history.



Lesson Plan - My Three Artifacts

Mon, 31 Aug 2015 18:28:35 PDT



Eric Langhorst, an 8th grade American History teacher in Liberty, Missouri discusses education, technology and history.



Visiting the 9/11 Memorial and Museum in New York City

Sun, 09 Aug 2015 21:18:10 PDT

Before leaving New York on my trip this week, I had a half day to essentially do anything I wished in New York City. The 9/11 memorial and museum were not completed when I was in New York City in...

Eric Langhorst, an 8th grade American History teacher in Liberty, Missouri discusses education, technology and history.



Exploring New York - Google NYC Offices, High Line Trail, Chelsea Market, Flatiron Building and Freedom Tower

Sun, 09 Aug 2015 20:56:17 PDT

This past week I was in New York City for several days doing some brainstorming work with Google. The only other time I have visited New York was back in 2008 so I was excited to explore some parts...

Eric Langhorst, an 8th grade American History teacher in Liberty, Missouri discusses education, technology and history.



iMovie Session at Liberty eLEADS Conference

Wed, 29 Jul 2015 05:33:09 PDT

Today I'm doing a quick professional development session on using iMovie at the Liberty eLEADS Conference.  Teachers will be creating a very quick intro video for their upcoming school year. I...

Eric Langhorst, an 8th grade American History teacher in Liberty, Missouri discusses education, technology and history.



Day 23 - One Last Sunrise at General Washington's Mount Vernon

Thu, 23 Jul 2015 15:35:37 PDT

So today is my final day as a Mount Vernon Life Guard Teacher Fellow.  It has been a rewarding and satisfying experience.  I'm sure I will do a reflective blog post later when I have time...

Eric Langhorst, an 8th grade American History teacher in Liberty, Missouri discusses education, technology and history.



Day 22 - Visiting Friends in DC, Air & Space and the National Building Museum

Thu, 23 Jul 2015 12:34:35 PDT

Today was my final full day here in the DC area while participating in the Mount Vernon Life Guard Fellowship and I made plans to visit a few old friends who live here in DC.  Marty and I at...

Eric Langhorst, an 8th grade American History teacher in Liberty, Missouri discusses education, technology and history.



Day 21 - Video, American History Museum and Sunset at Jefferson Memorial

Tue, 21 Jul 2015 20:31:33 PDT

Today I worked a little more on my archaeology unit and then did a quick film session for the Mount Vernon education staff. They wanted to record a little segment in which I speak to how the...

Eric Langhorst, an 8th grade American History teacher in Liberty, Missouri discusses education, technology and history.



Day 20 - Lesson Plan Writing, Gardens and Archaeology

Tue, 21 Jul 2015 09:14:13 PDT

My time as a Mount Vernon Life Guard Fellow is coming to a close, just several more days and I will be heading home.  Much of my time the past couple of days has been spent on writing my...

Eric Langhorst, an 8th grade American History teacher in Liberty, Missouri discusses education, technology and history.



Day 19 - Visiting America's Hangar - Steven F Udvar-Hazy Center

Sun, 19 Jul 2015 17:46:47 PDT

Today I was able to check one of the items off my DC bucket visit list that had been there for a long time - the Udvar-Hazy Center - Smithsonian Air and Space near Dulles Airport. I have...

Eric Langhorst, an 8th grade American History teacher in Liberty, Missouri discusses education, technology and history.



Day 17 - Washington at the National Portrait Gallery and New Media at Mount Vernon

Fri, 17 Jul 2015 18:19:42 PDT

Washington - National Portrait Gallery Today's experiences at Mount Vernon started with tagging along on a field trip into the city.  The Mount Vernon Teacher's Institute had a field trip into...

Eric Langhorst, an 8th grade American History teacher in Liberty, Missouri discusses education, technology and history.



Day 16 - Historic Photos, Mount Vernon GIS, Teaching the Constitution and Colonial Music

Thu, 16 Jul 2015 20:32:24 PDT

An early image of Washington's Tomb - roughly 1850's Today was a great example of how diverse a day can be as a Mount Vernon Life Guard Fellow.  As a teacher fellow I have the ability to decide...

Eric Langhorst, an 8th grade American History teacher in Liberty, Missouri discusses education, technology and history.



Day 15 - Mount Vernon Sunrise, the Airport and Writing

Thu, 16 Jul 2015 20:31:35 PDT

Sunrise at Mount Vernon by Eric Langhorst - July 15, 2015 Today is a bittersweet day as it is the last one with my wife Jayme here at Mount Vernon.  She flew out for my graduation last Thursday...

Eric Langhorst, an 8th grade American History teacher in Liberty, Missouri discusses education, technology and history.



Day 14 - Montalto and The Monticello Gardens

Thu, 16 Jul 2015 20:30:41 PDT

Jayme and I at the Monticello gardensToday Jayme and I returned to Monticello to both see some friends and soak in Jefferson's garden.  I had visited Monticello in the summer of 2012 as a...

Eric Langhorst, an 8th grade American History teacher in Liberty, Missouri discusses education, technology and history.