The Day My Students Embarrassed Me (Constitutional Convention Lesson Attached)

They’re all going to laugh at you!

The day my students embarrassed me is also the day I became a better educator (and friend, and father, and husband… and I’m not kidding).

Bear with me and my ego for just a moment (the free lesson is linked at the bottom)…

My names is Charles Cooper.  I have a Master’s Degree in American Studies from the University of Dallas.  Classes I took included the 14th amendment, the federalist papers, the American Presidency, Platonic political thought, classical models of American political thought, and modern models of American political thought.

I thought this would be enough to “shock and awe” high school seniors.  I thought bringing a depth of knowledge to the classroom would inspire my nascent adults to take up the flag of freedom and charge into adulthood as responsible citizens of this unique and singular nation.

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