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August book study: Harnessing Technology for Deeper Learning

Dangerously Irrelevant

My co-author, Julie Graber, and I are delighted that we were selected to do a FREE 4-week book study on Harnessing Technology for Deeper Learning ! Did I mention that the book study is FREE?! 45-50; secondary). We will meet online at 2:00pm Eastern (USA) for 45 minutes every Tuesday between August 4 and August 25.

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Students Turn to TikTok for Study Buddies


“It helps people create a community around studying,” she says. Thompson is part of a trend of college and high school students who stream themselves studying on TikTok or YouTube, often using the hashtag #studywithme. When I first started it was so exciting, to the point where I wouldn't be studying at some points."

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The Power of Claim-Evidence-Question

Catlin Tucker

Using Claim-Evidence-Question at the Secondary Level Literary Analysis: After reading a novel or play, students make a claim about a thematic interpretation, provide evidence from specific passages, and ask questions about the author’s intent.

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Inquiry Hub Secondary School – Confluence and Influence

Pair-a-dimes for Your Thoughts

Confluence and Influence – Inquiry Hub Secondary School. Background: The 2018-2019 school year is Inquiry Hub Secondary’s 7th year since it was founded. In 2015 Riverside Secondary School started delivering Digital Learning 10 to their Grade 9 students (which is also the grade we deliver it at for Inquiry Hub students).

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In a Contentious Year, Can Social Studies Be Taught Free of Bias?


Consequently, the use of discovery—a loaded term if there ever was one—in older history texts is one of the most common examples of how bias can creep into social studies classrooms and can inform (or warp) our worldview. We’ve seen a real shift in terms of state standards for history and social studies. Perhaps not.

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PROOF POINTS: The best way to teach might depend on the subject

The Hechinger Report

But a June 2023 study from England could override all these debates: the most effective use of class time may depend on the subject. Indeed, the way that the 250 secondary school teachers in this study taught didn’t differ that much between math and English. But they had success with English, science and social studies.

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Using Local History to Increase Student Engagement

Education Elements

Erin Conklin’s eyes light up when she talks about the primary and secondary source student book she created for Duval County Public School’s African American Studies elective.