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Harvard Social Studies Methods (T213)


Harvard Social Studies Methods (T213)

Welcome! This group is intended to be a forum for Education T213: Teaching History, Political Science/Political Philosophy, and/or Social Studies at the Harvard Graduate School of Education. All are welcome to contribute to this page.

Location: Cambridge, MA
Members: 31
Latest Activity: Apr 9, 2012

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CRN-- November 24, The Skillful Teacher, 72-118

Attached are my reading notes for the Skillful Teacher, pages 72-118. Enjoy!RoseContinue

Started by Rose M Ruback Nov 22, 2009.

CRN: Ayers Creating an Environment for Learning The overarching purpose of this article is to discuss how the “learning environment is a complex, living reflection of teachers values”

Creating an Environment for LearningThe overarching purpose of this article is to discuss how the “learning environment is a complex, living reflection of teachers values”This article details the…Continue

Started by Nicole Simon Nov 21, 2009.

CRN for Nov. 10 - Cohen, Tomlinson, Johnson

I have also attached my reading notes...

Started by Emily Trono Nov 9, 2009.

CRN for November 10 - Delpit, Kohl, Cushman

I'm attaching the notes for the first three of this week's readings.

Started by Eva Lam Nov 9, 2009.

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Comment by Meira Levinson on September 13, 2009 at 11:13pm
Thanks for these suggestions, Jonathan! This is exactly one reason we decided to make ourselves a home on the NCSS Network Ning, to get these kinds of thoughtful, creative, and useful lesson plans and tips!
Comment by Johnathan Chase on September 13, 2009 at 4:48pm
Check out this middle school creative writing activity that was inspired by President Obama's back-to-school speech ...

"My Education, My Future"

Last school year we wrote essays inspired by President Obama's election night speech...

"Yes We Can"

Song lyrics are excellent for social studies projects and history lessons. Follow link below for additional teacher resources and learning activities...

Learning From Lyrics
Comment by Susan Yao on September 8, 2009 at 6:52pm
Hello everyone!

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