The Quiet Revolution: Inquiry Model

July 5, 2018 admin 0

I have just completed making this Inquiry Model for The Quiet Revolution. This inquiry model includes: a) The main ‘compelling question’ is ‘What was revolutionary about the Quiet Revolution’? b) Formative Performance Tasks c) Summative […]

The Critical Thinking Consortium

July 3, 2018 admin 0

The Critical Thinking Consortium  designs and provides strategies for many types of student centered inquiry. For history, the pedagogy of ‘The Big Six’ by eminent history pedagogue Peter Seixas, is utilized.   There are several […]

WordGeneration for Academic Literacy

July 3, 2018 admin 0

The Word Generation strategies and resources are importantly FREE, and available on their site. In a nutshell, Academic Vocabulary is the LANGUAGE of schooling.  Student success depends a lot on mastery of academic language, across […]

HIGH QUALITY INQUIRY

September 4, 2016 admin 0

This site contains a compelling design template for structuring INQUIRY in the social studies classroom.  :–) THE WEBSITE  

National Geographic Resources for Teachers

September 4, 2016 admin 0

Add GRAVY to your geography classroom.  :–)  National Geographic has a very extensive archive of free resources for the geography classroom – – – 452 activities last time I checked. National Geographic Resources

Teacher’s SECRET WEAPON

September 2, 2016 admin 0

SLIDESHARE is a ridiculously useful site for teachers in all subjects – – – and lends itself particularly well to Social Studies. Educators from around the globe have basically contributed thousands of presentations on basically […]

Thinking Routines: By Harvard Project Zero

August 31, 2016 admin 0

Harvard Project Zero hosts a collection of ‘thinking routines’ – an ‘open source’ resource.  These pack a lot of pedagogical PUNCH, and are an absolute must for teachers’ critical thinking toolkit.  These ‘thinking routines’ are […]

Geert Hofstede’s CULTURAL DIMENSIONS

June 15, 2016 admin 0

This web destination is essential  for upper high school educators interested in exploring depths of national CULTURE and culture in general. Possibly the most obvious tool that lends itself to the classroom, is having the ability […]