Blogs tagged "analysis"

What’s happening to the APUSH course and exam? Part One

Waylon Lewallen in front of Monticello, Virginia
Waylon Lewallen is an APUSH teacher at Spring Hill High School, Hope, Arkansas.Read More »
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Interview with Amy and Leon Kass

What is the American Calendar project? Why this project? Why should teachers teach about American civic holidays?The American Calendar project is a series of nine e-anthologies—one for each national holiday—whose stories, speeches, songs, poems, letters, and essays help us think about the meaning of each holiday.Read More »
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Analyzing the American Dream for Common Core: "A Raisin in the Sun"

scene from the play A Raisin in the Sun
Never before had so much of the truth of black people’s lives been seen onstage.—James BaldwinRead More »
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"one of the best aids I've ever seen to teach kids to read critically"

One of the teachers we follow on Twitter posted a link to a PDF by Harvard University librarians to help their students learn how to develop critical readings skills essential to doing well in college.http://guides.hcl.harvard.edu/sixreadinghabitsRead More »
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