Dr. Tim Fry
Department of Education
Washburn University
Topeka, KS 66801

Washburn University, 1700 College, Topeka,
Kansas, USA 785/231-1010


Office: Carnegie Hall 307

Tim and daughter Hayley in
Mexico March 2003

Tim and daughter Hayley in Mexico March 2003

View 2003 Mexico Trip Slide Show

Social Studies Education

"A man can know the world and never leave his home"


"If you get the chance to travel-go!"
T. Fry





Tim and son Matt in Rome August 2002

Tim and son Matt in Rome August 2002

View 2002 Europe Pictures

  • Classes currently teaching

ED 200 --Educational Psychology Syllabus

ED 330-Teaching Social Studies Syllabus


Professional Background
Classroom Social Studies Teacher grades 6-12
Washburn University 1997-98
Friends University in Wichita 1998-2002
Washburn University 2002-present
Vita (PDF format) get acrobat reader here

Selected Publications by Tim Fry

Teaching Social Studies in Jamaica--International Experience for Preservice Educators
Sunflower Social Studies--Electronic Newsletter of the Kansas Council for the Social Studies, Vol.2-2, September 2009 pp.15-22

Location, Location, Location: Integrating Math and Social Studies to Teach Longitude and Latitude
Bulletin of the Kansas Association of Teachers of Mathematics Vol.80, No.3, February 2006

The Struggle Against 'Separate but Equal'--Teaching About Brown v. Topeka (pdf)
Southern Social Studies Journal
Vol. 30, No.1, Fall 2004

Constitutional Mathematics: Integrating Social Studies and Mathematics
Lesson Plan#1: The Electoral College Game
Law Wise, September, 2004

Climate: A Powerful Tool for Inquiry, Integration and Understanding in Social Studies
Southern Social Studies Journal Vol. 29, No.1 Fall 2003

Multicultural Perceptions Held by Preservice Social Studies Teachers
The Journal of Critical Inquiry Into Curriculum and InstructionVol.2 (2) 2000

The Unknown Indian Monument
Heritage of the Great Plains, Vol. XX111, No.4
Fall 1990

Stone Houses for the Kansa Indians
Kanhistique, Vol. 13, No. 6 October 1987


Professional Associations
National Council for the Social Studies Web Page

Kansas Council for the Social Studies Web Page


Technology & Social Studies

Technology Tools for the Social Science Classroom-ppt.
NSSA Conference Las Vegas April 07

Electoral College IssuesExplored through Mathematics and Data Analysis ppt.
National Council for the Social Studies Conference San Diego December 2007


Diversity and Multicultural Items

Brown National Historic Site-Monroe School

Brown Foundation Website

Seeing Themselves in the Curriculum-power pts
Denver 2005 Social Studies Regional Conference

Culture Profile Worksheet Culture Census

The Kansa Indians--Stories In Stone ppt.

Cool Geography Stuff

Globe and Map Skills ( my powerpoint pesentation)

Earth at Night Photo

Zoom in on any spot on Earth with Terra Server

National Geographic Website on tornadoes, volcanoes, eathquakes and hurricanes


Teacher's Tool Kit

Puzzle maker site for extension activites

Curriculum Resource Center site for lesson plan ideas
hit online resources then scroll to lesson plans

 Picsearch- Picture search engine for lessons

Great Speech search engine


The views and opinions expressed in this page are strictly those of the author. The contents of this page have not been reviewed or reviewed by Washburn University.