I teach government. I have been teaching government since August of 2007. Every year I marvel at how government completely changes every year, every month, every day. It is the ultimate challenge, and I figured I would go live and share the trials, tribulations, and best practices with folks who share my passion. You might call me a nerd. A governerd.
I hate quizzes, powerpoints, lectures, sitting in a silent room listening to my voice resound off the walls. I love students who tell me, "Mrs. H. Government... it is so boring. It has nothing to do with me. I. don't. care. Why, why, why do I have to take this class?"
Because every day is new, every day impacts your future. Every day is a new reason to be surprised. So, I have 178 days to turn you into a governerd. Challenge accepted.
Jenifer Hitchcock has 14 years of teaching experience, 10 of which are teaching US Government to high school seniors of all abilities and interests. Prior to teaching, Jenifer received her B.A, in Political Science from Wheeling Jesuit University and a M.Ed from George Mason University. She worked for three years as a environmental policy analyst at CSC. Jenifer is presently pursuing her Masters in Political Science from Virginia Tech. She is a James Madison Fellow, has presented at the NCSS Conferences in 2015 and 2016, and is a moderator of the AP Government Teachers Facebook Group.