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Text-Dependent Comprehension of Social Studies Content
Social Studies books for grades K-8 each have an accompanying Text-Dependent Comprehension Card, which provides questions that prompt students to develop evidence-based answers. These unique resources help you improve the understanding of grade-level Social Studies content and engage students in creating effective written responses. FREE sampler.
While an education reform policy debate becomes ever more furious around the country, teachers still have to teach every day. Here, from edutopia.org, are 25 great tips to help teachers keep their classrooms in control. The most brilliant teacher can’t help kids learn if he/she can’t manage the classroom. Edutopia is a nonpartisan organization created and operated by the George Lucas Educational Foundation. It is dedicated to improving the K-12 learning process through innovative and evidence-based strategies that help kids thrive in school and beyond.Read full article >>
If you somehow missed the news, the unrivaled newspaper editor Benjamin Bradlee, who turned The Washington Post into a world-class newspaper and supported reporting that led to the only resignation of a U.S. president, died Oct. 21. You can read a lot about this force of nature here on washingtonpost.com, but this is the spirit that I will remember him for — always pushing to do your best, and then better. From Ben Bradlee’s memoir, “A Good Life“:Read full article >>