My Favorite Books of 2016

I know I am so late on this post. Every is soo over 2016. But I truly love to read, and I just wanted to share some of the books…

The Results of a Really Bad Summer

Let me tell you a story about me. When I was nine or ten years old I had a really, really bad summer. It started out well enough for any…

Old Year, New Year

Happy 2017! We survived 2016! Woohoo!! I actually didn’t realize that people were hating on 2016 until like, yesterday. Apparently it all started with the death of Carrie Fisher and…

Wanted: Refreshment

  While I absolutely love teaching, it can be hard. I don’t mean the extra three hours of work at home (on top of staying late at school). Or the…

Back to School Teacher Essentials

So it is definitely that time of year. My school has been in session for a few weeks now, and we are all still getting into the swing of things.…

Welcome!

Hello dear reader, Thanks for visiting 422History! My name is Kristen (that’s my super-awesome husband in the picture) and I am a high school history teacher. Next week begins my…

Encouraging Success

Today I started back in my classroom decorating and sorting papers, tests, etc. It’s the most wonderful time of the year! (Not really…) As much as I love going back to…