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5 Great Resources for Developing Critical Thinking Skills
PUBLISHED: Tuesday, July 30, 2019 by Andilynn Feddeler
Students need to be able to evaluate and question information without becoming overwhelmed or misled. Higher level critical thinking skills are necessary for success in school and in everyday life—these resources will help teachers develop strong reasoning and problem-solving skills in their students. read more...
Author Q&A: Jana Kirchner and Andrew McMichael Talk Inquiry-Based Learning in the History Classroom
PUBLISHED: Thursday, July 25, 2019 by Andilynn Feddeler
The Inquiry-Based Lessons in World History (grades 7–10) series focuses on creating global connections between people and places using primary sources in standards-based lessons. Volume 1 includes sections on early humans, the ancient world, classical antiquity, and the world in transition, while Volume 2 examines the world in transition, the era of revolutions, imperialism and global war, and the modern world. These books provide teachers with inquiry-based, ready-to-use lessons that can be adapted to any classroom and that encourage students to take part in the learning process by reading and thinking like historians. Learn more about the series in this interview with the authors, Jana Kirchner, Ph.D., and Andrew McMichael, Ph.D. read more...
5 of the Best Books for Parents of Children With ADHD
PUBLISHED: Tuesday, July 23, 2019 by Andilynn Feddeler
Parents need practical advice for helping their children succeed at home and in school. The following resources offer parents the support they need to ensure that children with Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) build on their strengths, circumvent their weaknesses, and achieve to their fullest potential. read more...
Author Q&A: Andi McNair Talks Empowering Teaching Strategies
PUBLISHED: Thursday, July 18, 2019 by Andilynn Feddeler
How do you organize what may seem like a chaotic mess into a classroom that empowers students to engage with content and pursue their passions? A Meaningful Mess offers suggestions and specific tools that can be used to engage this generation of students in meaningful, relevant, and student-driven learning experiences—even if things in the classroom may get messy, both literally and figuratively. Learn more about the strategies in this book and how they empower learners in this interview with the author, Andi McNair.  read more...
5 Books for Parents New to Gifted Ed
PUBLISHED: Tuesday, July 16, 2019 by Andilynn Feddeler
Raising gifted children isn’t easy, but when armed with the practical knowledge and tools in these exciting books, parents can navigate the maze of raising bright kids, leading to success in school and beyond. Each of these titles allows parents to find the support and resources they need to help their gifted and advanced children thrive. read more...
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