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  • Fake News & Real Disagreements Educational Leadership published this article on how to help students distinguish real news from fake news. There are several pieces of advice you can give students and some skills you can teach them to help determine the truth of something they find online.And for the fun part, there is a list of five online articles at the end you can share with students to have them put their new skills into practice.Kids, Would You Please Start Fighting: The NY Times published this article on the importance of knowing how to disagree well. The premise is that productive argument is hidden from students and they can end up not knowing how to disagree with someone without getting mad.While ...
    Posted Nov 19, 2017, 12:34 AM by HSD Principal
  • Small Changes: Little Things Add Up The Chronicle for Higher Education has published a series on small changes that teachers can make to increase student learning. While the Chronicle is intended for university audiences, most of the ideas in these articles can apply directly to high school learning.My favorite idea from the article on what you can do in the minutes before class begins: create wonder.Drawing inspiration from the "Astronomy Picture of the Day" — a NASA website that posts a new and fascinating image from the cosmos every day — he suggests that instructors post an image on the screen at the front of the room and ask two questions about it: "What do you notice? What do you wonder?" Before class starts, let the ...
    Posted Nov 5, 2017, 1:57 AM by HSD Principal
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