I recently had the good fortune of helping an 8th grader study for a test on the Civil War. Now I have spent many hours reading about the “actors” of the Civil War. I guess I would call myself an amateur historian although I am more interested in learning about the people involved than war… Continue reading Teaching the Stories of the Civil War
IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Alarmed by the proliferation of false content online, state lawmakers around the country are pushing schools to put more emphasis on teaching students how to tell fact from fiction. Lawmakers in several states have introduced or passed bills calling on public school systems to do more to teach media literacy… Continue reading Efforts grow to help students evaluate what they see online — Fox17
Elaine Hays Ah, one of my favorite subjects. Why? Because many of our high school sophomores and juniors are lacking strong literacy skills, especially the type of skills needed for college and beyond. Our students need to be well-read in multiple subject areas. When working with high school students, I often recommend they read… Continue reading Reading for the SAT
Explore what happens when a middle school teacher challenges her students to write a novel in just one month. Source: 8th Graders Writing a Novel? | Edutopia via 8th Graders Writing a Novel? | Edutopia — The Learning Renaissance
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