Tag Archives: DBQ Approach

Another Cool Resource: C-SPAN!

Until very recently, I thought of C-SPAN as merely a government cable channel, a place to see the ongoing proceedings of the U.S. House of Representatives and U.S. Senate. So: ho hum. Not my favorite channel. But it turns out … Continue reading

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CONTENT-BASED RESOURCES: PBS Learning Media

Every once in a while, I come across a Website that has so many resources on it that I am flabbergasted and not even sure how to describe it. PBS Learning Media is such a Website. No matter what grade … Continue reading

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DOCUMENT-BASED QUESTIONS FOR ONE AND ALL

[This post is adapted from my forthcoming book, Literacy and the Common Core: Recipes for Action (Jossey-Bass), which is scheduled for release in August, 2014 and available for pre-0rder now!  This post appeared in slightly different form as a MiddleWeb … Continue reading

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