Thinking Historically through Writing: Justice and the Courts in American Democracy

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2017-05-18T16:43:20+00:00

“Civics” is defined as the “…study of the theoretical and practical aspects of citizenship, its rights and duties; the duties of citizens to each other as members of a political body and to the government.”  How do we teach these theoretical and practical underpinnings to our students in a way that is intellectually honest, [...]

Writing to Learn in the STEM Disciplines

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2017-02-02T20:12:12+00:00

With its focus on mathematical and scientific texts, this workshop presents writing strategies that help students gain a better understanding of complex ideas. Specific STEM-related writing practices, which can be used in the classroom or homework assignments, support close reading of texts of all genres—lab reports, word problems, geometrical equations, etc. -- and allow students [...]

Writing to Learn

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2017-02-02T20:12:12+00:00

This workshop presents writing strategies that help students gain a better understanding of complex ideas, historical documents, literary texts, and mathematical problems.