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Critical Thinking

Document Based Questions: Why they are valuable to the Social Studies classroom

One of the charges often cited against History teachers is that students find the class boring. In fact, many students often think of history as rote memorization of facts, people, dates, and events, which they read from their textbook. 834 more words

Education

Knowing History: A Strength or Weakness of Strategic Thinkers?

One of the most important things we can do to advance strategic thinking is identifying and removing misconceptions. In this article, I want to challenge popular advice: being well read in history develops strategic thinking. 909 more words

Strong-Minded Attitudes

On the Shoulders of Giants

I recently read about an organization called Project Tomorrow. They are a non-profit educational organization out of Irvine, California. They are performing research in support of innovative uses of science, math, and technology resources in schools throughout the nation. 653 more words

Technology

Word of the Day: Teacherpreneur

If you spend much time hanging out on the Edutopia.org websiste, you’re probably familiar with the series on Teacherpreneurs. If you’re not yet familiar with this concept, this introduction is for you! 79 more words

21st Century Learning

Planning a Career - the Key Dimensions

I found this an inspirational way to plan a career… which I’d had it in front of me when I was setting out. I’ve managed to have 2,3 and all elements to overlap in my career fortunately…

Continuing Professional Development (CPD)

Daily Riches: A Confusion of Images and Myths (Thomas Merton)

“Paul’s view of the ‘elements’ and the ‘powers of the air’ was couched in the language of the cosmology of his day. Translated into the language of our own time, I would say these mysterious realities are to be sought where we least expect them, not in what is remote and mysterious, but in what is most familiar, what is near at hand, what is at our elbow all day long – what speaks or sings in our ear, and practically does our thinking for us. 374 more words

Awareness