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Pre-organizational board - to be broken into appropriate subjects for later convenience.
The right — and surprisingly wrong — ways to get kids to sit still in class - The Washington Post
Useful graphic organizer to help students build an argument.
The Essentials of PBL
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FREEBIE! Showing Evidence Strips....These have great evidence stems to help your kiddos cite specific evidence in their written responses/discussions. Just print and cut down the middle.
wwwatanabe: Striving for Higher-Order Thinking and Depth of Knowledge
This high school PBL lesson plan is on the Hunger Games. The free downloads include project forms, project calendar, rubrics, and workshop PDFs.
This high school PBL murder mystery project involves American literature & composition, United States history, math II, and biology as write and present a murder mystery play.
17 downloads for critical thinking including lesson plans, rubrics, and assessments.
This article from Roots of Action clearly defines critical thinking and gives 5 ways to help your kids think critically.
Critical Thinking: How to Grow Your Child's Mind
35 Psychology-based critical thinking strategies for your classroom.
Quick file folder writing reference for kids. Located inside: Punctuation rules, capitalization rules, no excuse words, rules for a complete sentence, and synonyms for commonly over used words.
Digital Citizenship Poster for Middle/High School
critical thinking questions
Lingua.ly teaches foreign language in short bursts, geared for beginner to advanced, now free at google play.
High school students develop life skills and financial literacy in "harsh reality" program. Hear about the program from leader Lily Boyar.
Qualities not measured by tests
Want to teach critical thinking skills? This great resource serves as a guide for teachers.
6 steps to help students find order in their thinking from high school principal Ben Johnson.
Excellent post with strategies to fuel divergent (creative) thinking.
Love this idea! (I often see similar activities for math, but this is the first time I've seen this activity used within a literacy lesson.) Math Problems, Student Engagement, Literacy Coach Ideas, Maths Area Ideas, Classroom Reading Area Ideas, Year 5 Teaching Ideas, Reading Area Classroom, Questioning Activities, Essential Questions
Love this idea! Could be used for many curriculum areas!
See how one teacher utilized Minecraft in his elementary school classroom to teach teamwork.
What 200 calories looks like. Such a good guide!