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Debates in American History units
feature the conflicting viewpoints of two or more historical figures or
organizations and a worksheet that helps students analyze the debate
through a series of comprehension and critical thinking questions.
Trials for the Classroom Mock
trials embody critical thinking in the classroom. Over the years I wrote
a number of cases which proved to be effective tools for improving
student analytic skills.
Reading Strategies that Work Literacy
strategies for academic success.
Development That Works
Strategies, Solutions and Innovations for Technology Leaders
and Relevance - master rigor and relevance in
your social studies classroom - lessons, activities, assessments and standards.
Culture and Society in Industrial America
Document based questions that
explore the new opportunities and social problems of the industrial era
Decision Making each
activity defines an issue, gives background information, and summarizes
arguments for and against a particular solution to a problem.
a good model of how you can use a website to support classroom
instruction. Makes use of a variety of on-line resources
Connections That Work forge students, teachers,
administrators, and parents into effective educational partners