Jody’s book History Class Revisited: Tools and Projects to Engage Middle School Students in Social Studies can be preordered through Routledge Publishing here. Coming out in May, 2016, this book discusses the unique possibilities and challenges of working with middle school students to make social studies/history relevant.
Our article in Scientific American addresses the problem of students dealing with the massive amounts of information found on the Internet. As history teachers, we’ve had to incorporate even more source analysis into our curriculum.
Research in the Digital Age: It’s More Than Finding Information.
Our new post about the necessity of classroom transparency in this age of technology is up today on Education Week Teacher. Check it out!
This is an article in Scientific American about how the use technology can allow teachers to maximize the efficiency of their teaching time: http://blogs.scientificamerican.com/guest-blog/2013/03/11/so-long-academic-dead-zones/
This is an article on Scientific American about professional development opportunities on Twitter–the benefits of a conference, but from your couch in your pjs. Check it out here.