Logan Silva

Instructor Logan Silva

Logan Silva

Office

By Appointment
Biography

Logan Silva grew up amidst the redwood trees and orchards of Mendocino County. His educational experiences have included a one-room schoolhouse in the hills, Mendocino College, Cal, Sonoma State, Dartmouth, Yale and Stanford, but over it all he remains a proud Seawolf. Over the past ten years Logan has taught nearly every subject to students ranging from seventh grade through university, and during that time he committed himself to studying the art and craft of teaching. Currently Logan is teaching middle school, high school, community college, and university. On the side he writes curriculum for iCivics. 

Selected Publications & Presentations

Publications

To Meme of Not to Meme: Using Memes to Teach Media Literacy Skills,” KQED’s In the Classroom Blog, March 14, 2019 

Help Students Evaluate Wikipedia as a 21st Century Research Skill,” KQED’s In the Classroom Blog, May 23, 2019 

“The Civil Rights Movement in Mendocino County, California - Jim Jones, Peoples Temple and the Civil Rights Movement Reconsidered,” The Jonestown Report, Volume 9, November 2007

Presentations 

Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH 2017

Lesson Presentation “Northern Voices During Indian Removal” Gilder Lehrman Teacher Seminar  

Yale, New Haven, Connecticut 2018

Lesson presentation, “Bloody Talons: Verbal Irony, Frederick Douglass, and the Fugitive Slave Act” 

Mendocino College, Ukiah 2018

Lesson presentation, “Bloody Talons: Verbal Irony, Frederick Douglass, and the Fugitive Slave Act” 

Teachers on Teaching Conference (2019) session— “Light a Fire: Using Engagement Strategies to Fuel Student Learning”