Episode 126: Teaching Through Crisis with MD History Teacher of the Year Matt Gresick

https://traffic.libsyn.com/secure/elevatemaryland/Matt_Gresick_-_11021_8.47_PM.mp3In this episode, Tom and Candace sit down with Maryland History Teacher of the Year Matt Gresick. This would be an interesting interview under normal times, but in the midst of a pandemic and days after the January 6th terrorist attack on the Capitol, this conversation took on a different dynamic. Matt explains how he manages political subjects in class and helps students examine complex social issues. In the midst of that, there are some good tips for all of us figuring out how to talk to one another about our country and what’s next.
The show concludes with Candace and Tom diving deeper into the events of January 6, 2021.

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