This is David Kendrick’s 21st year teaching children in Georgia, after earning a Masters in Social Studies Education and an Education Specialist in Reading, from the University of Georgia. He currently teaches at Bear Creek Middle School in Statham, Ga. In addition, as a strong advocate of social studies, he believes in developing critical thinking skills in his classroom. He serves on the Board of Trustees of the Georgia Council for the Social Studies and is a Past President. Currently, he is an elected member of the National Council for the Social Studies Board of Directors.