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Stop Hating, Start Teaching « readwriteteach

Stop Hating, Start Teaching « readwriteteach | teaching reading through content | Scoop.it
The teachers in the high school where I worked have been struggling, too, to figure out how to deliver content when all of our resources were no longer resourceful. As secondary educators, we are very much like professors in ...
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Liz Becker's comment, May 8, 2012 1:51 PM
Since I am in my first year of college instruction after teaching high school for a number of years, this post really resonated with me. I feel some of the author's points are right on. I shared it with some friends. Thank you for posting this.
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Starting an Ed School » Blog Archive » Teaching “Content”

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Developing an expertise in what you teach (often called “content knowledge” in our little word), and in how to get kids to learn that subject (“pedagogical content knowledge”), is a lifetime's work. Our goal is that some ...
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Social studies rewrite: No Benjamin Franklin or Malcolm X - Omaha World-Herald

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***** Be sure to read the article, but I found the responses to be the most enlightening!!!*****It is highly important we use social studies and history to aid in teaching our students to read! These subjects allow our students to become leaders, appreciate the struggles our country has endured, prevent from repeating our mistakes (hopefully), and as they learn about our past, they are becoming better readers which is creating a better future for them.****I especially found the professors comment to be useful****

 

 

 

 

 

 

Social studies rewrite: No Benjamin Franklin or Malcolm XOmaha World-HeraldThe standards are a guide for teachers of history, economics, civics and geography.

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Liz Becker's comment, May 8, 2012 2:01 PM
This is an interesting article, and the comments even more so. Thank you for pointing out the Professor's comments, or I wouldn't have made it past the first few inflammatory statements. I agree with the idea that having students memorize facts and dates is not what history should be about. It's about analysis, critical thinking, detecting bias and so much more. This is why it is a great place to incorporate literacy skills.