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September 12, 2013
With the implementation of the Common Core State Standards, thousands of educators are turning to online resources to supplement their curricula. Tom Vander Ark, writing for EdWeek, surveys the field of ELA resources and notes the challenges of creating Common Core-aligned literary resources.
September 6, 2013
Every Friday, we compile our favorite education blog posts from the week.
The importance of integration: Read Glenn Wiebe’s post about incorporating reading and writing in social studies classes.
History without a textbook: Learn about Molly Smith’s approach to using online resources, instead of a textbook, in her history courses.
August 16, 2013
Each Friday we highlight some interesting education posts from the week. This Blogger Spotlight includes posts on close reading, teaching literacy across content areas, and fun activities for social studies teachers.
August 9, 2013
Every Friday we highlight our favorite education posts from the week. This week’s post offers advice about how to be a school leader and how to prevent students from succumbing to boredom this fall.
July 30, 2013
The University of Pittsburgh has partnered with the Society for American Music to create lesson plans which analyze famous historical songs. The Voices Across Time series includes more than 60 in-depth lesson plans which combine songs from similar eras and weaves them into thematic units.
July 26, 2013
Every Friday we highlight our favorite education posts from the week. In this week’s Blogger Spotlight, check out these unique lesson ideas that engage students. From the brand-new We the People interactive ebook to a Revolutionary War problem-solving game, these tools are ready for use in the classroom.
July 12, 2013
In this week’s installment of the Blogger Spotlight, learn about the array of online tools available to teachers to enhance their lessons. From studying the Battle of Gettysburg and Abraham Lincoln, to online primary-source themed professional development resources, these posts will give you some ideas about sharpening your curriculum.
June 28, 2013
Each Friday we highlight some of our favorite education blog posts from the week. This week’s edition includes new ideas for teaching history and the importance of remembering our past.
Struggling to integrate the Common Core into your curriculum? Check out Benjamin Herold’s post about award-winning software that can help.
Why should students study the Gettysburg Battle? Brad Burenheide explains as we approach the 150th anniversary.
June 21, 2013
In the latest installment of our Blogger Spotlight, check out these posts about the future of the humanities and ideas for creative teaching techniques.