The Bridges newsletter is written, produced, and edited each
year by students in the Lessons of Vietnam class. (Adobe Acrobat
required to download newsletters.)
in the Classroom
Guidelines for Linking Students to the Vietnam Era.
A web site based on Millbrook's Lessons
of Vietnam Class designed and taught by Ms. Poling. Posted
at the Community in the Classroom Web Site at WCPSS.
VFW National Citizenship Education Teacher of the Year Lindy
Poling's guide to setting up a Community-in-the-Classroom program
to enliven and improve a Social Studies curriculum.
the Lessons of Vietnam [word doc]
A rationale for the LOV class by Lindy G. Poling recently published
in The War and The Wall.
New! Webcast: http://www.tvworldwide.com/events/vvmf/080716/
"TEACHING VIETNAM THROUGH PERSONAL STORIES AND EXPERIENCES"
Speaker: Ms. Lindy Poling presents how to incorporate oral histories into the curriculum through community speakers, pen pal links, and a field trip to Washington, DC.
Event: The 5th Teach Vietnam Teachers Network National Conference at American University, July, 2008
Nov 24, 2008 - Millbrook High social studies teacher Lindy Poling was recently presented the Kiwanis International Distinguished Service/District Patriotism Award from the California, Hawaii, Nevada District of the Kiwanis. Read story......
Ms. Poling Again
Featured in USA Today -March
14, 2005 Personal approach revisits
the past with a point of view.
TODAY Honors Millbrook High Teacher - October 14, 2004
USA Today named Millbrook
High teacher Lindy Poling one of the 20 teachers from across
the nation on their All-USA Teacher First Team. Mrs. Poling
has been a history teacher at Millbrook High School since 1984.
She has earned honors in Wake County and across the country
for her Community-in-the-Classroom approach to studying history
and her class, Lessons of Vietnam/Recent International Relations. Full
USA Today Article or Read
more from WCPSS.
2006 NC History Teacher of the Year - NEW
YORK, NY (AUGUST 8, 2006) – Lindy
Poling, a social studies teacher and department chair at Millbrook
High School in Raleigh has been named North Carolina History
Teacher of the Year by the Gilder Lehrman Institute of American
History and Preserve America. Full
Teacher of the Year - Lindy
G. Poling, US History Teacher at Millbrook High School in Raleigh,
NC has been selected as the 2002 Veterans of Foreign Wars
(VFW), National Citizenship Education Teacher of the Year.
This award is designed to recognize the nation's top elementary,
junior high and high school teachers who teach citizenship education
topics regularly and promote America's history and traditions.
Ms. Poling was sponsored by VFW Post 10225 Garner, NC. Read More...
of Vietnam Class
Learn more about Ms. Poling and the Lessons
of Vietnam class. They are featured on a video segment
of the Wake County Public Schools cable show The School
Student Essay: My Experience Learning the Lessons of Vietnam
The Lessons of
Vietnam Course at Millbrook High: A Link's Perspective
"Developing Citizens of the World," an article by Ms. Lindy Poling, published in the Winter 2008-09 edition of Global TeachNet, a National Peace Corps Association publication. (See pp.6-7) .........Link
Teach Your Children: Reflection on our 2005 Field Trip to the
of Vietnam Field Trip
three days each spring semester, Ms. Poling's Lessons
of Vietnam class takes a field trip to Washington, D.C.
Read more about this valuable experience in
the Vietnam War Still Touches Us."
March 23, 2001, a team of LOV students participated in the NC
Capitol Forum. Learn more about this exciting experience in