Episode #74 David Bosso

David Bosso, the 2012 Connecticut Teacher of the Year, has been teaching Social Studies at Berlin High School since 1998.  He was recently named the 2012-2013 Outstanding Secondary Social Studies Teacher of the Year by the National Council for the Social Studies, and was recognized by the Connecticut Council of the Social Studies for its Excellence in Social Studies Education award in 2009.

In this episode you will learn:

  • How David uses the textbook as a tool, not as a curriculum
  • How David makes history as relevant as possible
  • How to exist beyond the curriculum
  • How to get involved in education leadership
  • Why David blogs about his teaching experiences
  • Why teachers should stay in the classroom

Read Education in the United States and Finland: What is and what can be by David Bosso